Tamnavulin Sherry Cask Edition

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
American Oak and finish in three Sherry Casks
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
30 Jul 2019 10:50 pm by Thomasmul

Average value

€ 24.81

12 × in wishlist

71 × member ratings

254 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tamnavulin Sherry Cask Edition

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.06 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur


    Tamnavulin’s only official release – a NAS malt typically priced at around £32 in the UK, yet only €23 in Germany. Du glückspilz!

    N: Tropical/detergent-y fruitiness becoming huskier with oily barley juice later on.
    T: Light yet sharp/edgy and slightly anaemic to begin with. But wait! Soon we’ve creamy marzipan, white chocolate and [more] husky now sweet barley syrup.
    F: That sweetness on the turn becomes more crystallised and confectionery towards the tail. Concludes with a funny sweet metallic/industrial creaminess.

    C: Not too shabby. It’s easy to imagine the combination of price & curiosity will shift stocks. Hard to draw useful comparisons with the all-together-different Ben Bracken, aside from the 28yo shines brighter.

  2. Reed scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    A cheap sherry whisky with 84 points rating in WB (as of 02/27/2020)? Unfortunately, it is not this one. However, there is a drinkable whisky with a noticeable sherry influence for around 23 €.
    • Nose
      81 81
      Slight sweetness paired with subtle sherry tones.
      There is also a hint of vanilla and a slight nuttiness.
    • Taste
      77 77
      Milk chocolate, tannins with hints of fruit. Unfortunately he comes across a bit watery. Alcohol could also be better integrated.
    • Finish
      81 81
      Somewhat better again: medium-long finish with notes of dark chocolate and nuts.

  3. Hawkwind scored this whisky 85 points Member Junior

    Bats well above it's price point. Great nose but initially a little disappointing on the palet. However, put it over ice or with a little chilled water and the sherry noted come to life. If you can pick it up for below £25 then definitely give it a go.

  4. singlecask_luke scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    Surprisingly great malt with excellent PLV
    • Nose
      84 84
      Red fruits, caramel, banana, light chocolate, very light spice, vanilla, light wood
    • Taste
      85 85
      Strong caramel, sweet spices, vanilla, oak wood, intense red fruits
    • Finish
      84 84
      Very fruity, creamy, slightly oily, relatively long, pleasantly spicy, dark caramel, slowly flattening out

  5. Mr. D. scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

  6. majoma1960 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    Where do you find a good entry level malt for €20? Look no further: this Tamnavulin punches above its weight. Pleasantly surprised - good to see that a perfectly decent malt can be had for a very good price. Others should take note.


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