Overall rating
88.10/100
votes
60
Whiskybase ID
WB128058
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Alambic Classique (AC)
Bottling serie
Rare & Old Selection
Vintage
1994
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
Caroni Rum Barrel Finish
Casknumber
19304
Number of bottles
205
Strength
58.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
24 mar 2019 2:07 pm by McBeck
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 289.00

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Whisky reviews for Caperdonich 1994 AC

7 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.10 points.

  1. dalmoregovno scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Very nice… rum

  2. vlad78 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Of course, rum added color to this drink. Bright, powerful, multi-layered and assertive.
    • Nose
      Vanilla, rather even a sweet bun with cinnamon and powdered sugar. A vase with fruits and berries.
    • Taste
      The taste is powerful, bright, sweet, red and yellow apples, apricot, peach and cinnamon. A little seasoning.
    • Finish
      Long, sweet, hot, candy.

  3. prz22 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Very good, complex, balanced, fruity whisky. Easy to recognize Caroni rum influence !

  4. DulischM scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    A very exciting whisky from a closed distillery, whose malt was finished in a barrel of a closed rum distillery. I like the exotic hints, I'll have to turn to the whiskys from rum casks.
    • Nose
      At first clearly sweet and sugary with notes of vanilla, syrup and fresh biscuit cake. Exotic aromas can also be recognized, rum and dried and sugared fruits. At the end, sweet citrus fruits with orange, pineapple and passion fruit are slightly covered by dry spices, some leaves and a scent of a flower shop.
    • Taste
      Very creamy and vanilla in the mouth with light honey. There is also a distinct nuttiness and spiciness here, behind everything there is some orange peel.
    • Finish
      The finish is light, sweet and creamy with a lot of vanilla and a little dry spiciness.

  5. LiquidThoughts scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Very cool experiment, the Mittrinker what it much too much rum, that's why I think it's great, probably. a year or a half less would have brought it too.
    • Nose
      Rumfinish very intense, had rums that smelled less rum, esther notes everywhere, demerara sugar, palm oil, toffee, honey, light raisins, marzipan, lamp oil, apricot, cantaloupe, grapes, sweet tobacco
    • Taste
      Honeydew melon, esthernote, papaya, mango, lychee, pineapple, kiwi, fennel, lamp oil, sweet tobacco, raisins, anise, cumin, cardamom, saffron, clove, nutmeg
    • Finish
      Dark butter, cherry, fig, autumn leaves, tobacco, peach, long

  6. dramark scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Interesting whisky sweet in the mouth and slightly bitter on the finish, notes of wood, honey and polish in the nose.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. malt_fan_06 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    That's really weird stuff.

    And honestly, guys from Alambic, admit it: you finished a Caroni in the Caperdonich-barrel and not the other way around ... ;-)

    Blind tasted is a rum and not whisky. Who is looking for whisky: look somewhere else. If you like rum, you might enjoy it.

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