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Overall rating
79.86/100
votes
9
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
294
Strength
60.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Apr 2019 11:19 am by Zinni
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 62,83

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9 × member ratings

5 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 2008 CA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.86 points

  1. xixit scored this whisky 30 points Expert Junior

    If you like cheap beer and lemon, you'll love this.
    I don't.
    Mind you, this was only a 2cl sample from an Xmas calendar provided by Cadenhead's in Odense, Denmark. No idea how the entire bottle would evolve.
    • Nose
      Harsh, fruity, sour. Lots of lemon, cheap beer, a hint of apple, and a grain or two of white sugar.
      With water and time a hint of wood and cheap coffee appears, but it doesn't hide the beer and lemon notes. They just clash instead.
    • Taste
      Basically the same as the nose, lemon, beer, and extremely harsh.
      Water and time makes it even worse, since the harshness becomes overpowering. The coffee doesn't help either, the lemon just clashes with it.
    • Finish
      Thankfully rather short. But when you add water, it unfortunately gets longer.

  2. Brinker scored this whisky 52 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      65 65
      Very spirited. Subtle hints of fresh fruits and old wood.
    • Taste
      40 40
      Sour mash. Very citric and spirited. Absolutely horrific.
    • Finish
      50 50
      Fairly short. Which is at least a positive, because there's nothing positive to say about this dram. Maybe a hint of vanilla.

  3. detachedblue scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Cheesy and salty, little pear drop, sweet young barley husks.
    • Taste
      Strong pear liquor, but still easy drinking, quite floral, minty, a touch of rubber
    • Finish
      Long, mint chocolates

  4. Allandale scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Sweet and spicy.
    • Nose
      Hard toffee sweets, rye bread with soft paprika and fresh cut grass.
    • Taste
      Sten ginger, caramel, vanilla custard and sauvignon blanc.
    • Finish
      Light and spicy with white pepper,lemon and tarragon.

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