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Overall rating
86.33/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Brühler Whiskyhaus (BW)
Bottling serie
A Dream of Scotland
Vintage
1997
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish
Number of bottles
382
Strength
59.2 % Vol.
Size
100 ml 700 ml
Added on
03 Jun 2019 4:55 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 109,90

7 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

57 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Inchgower 1997 BW

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.33 points

  1. Maltlife scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. Totoro scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Juicy, fun and lively, with a very successful finish that keeps you coming back for more. That being said, it's far from perfect, and at times, you can really see the seams of how this was stitched together.
    • Nose
      88 88
      A big caramel hit up front. Chocolate-covered fudge and saltwater taffy. A bit of unripe banana and a slice of sweet red apple. There's also a grassy aspect, as well as a hard-to-pin-down tart / astringent element that becomes more prominent with water. The alcohol comes through somewhat, but it's not too bad, considering the strength. All in all, very pleasant and inviting, very lively and fresh, and thoroughly un-boring. I hope the salinity continues to play a role on the palate.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Ah yes. I can see why they saw fit to finish this cask in ex-sherry wood for quite some time. It's still pretty raw and aggressive after 21 years, with the tart and acidic aspects taking the lead. The Inchgower salt is there, however, and even if the sherry finish has imbued the liquid with a slight sense of rubber, it's more than bearable, since it has also smoothed things out somewhat and added lovely nutty and fruity characteristics. Takes water well, but also needs quite a bit of it.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Nutty, caramelly, juicy. Gone rather swiftly, but the afterglow is so mouthwatering that it's urging you to take another sip.

  3. MadScientist scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

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