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Jameson 18-year-old

Overall rating
83.41/100
votes
157
Whiskybase ID
WB13890
Category
Blend
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Reserve
Stated Age
18 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
1780 on light background
Bottle code
L614531130
Barcode
5011007015381
Added on
21 Feb 2010 5:06 pm
Colored

Average value

€ 220.00

31 × in wishlist

157 × member ratings

359 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Jameson 18-year-old

36 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.41 points

  1. Likudi scored this whisky 85 points Shoplink Moderator

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

  2. Moses scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    If there is such a thing as one of the friendliest, then it is the Jameson 18. No ifs, ors, or buts, one of my insider tips. This blend is so elegant and surprisingly complex that the insufficient alcohol strength is hardly significant. One of the highest quality blends I know.
    • Nose
      Really appealing on the nose. Very intense and direct, it delivers sweet sherry notes with vanilla and ripe apples. A very complex nose if you have the time. Very tasty and stimulating aromas are in the room above the glass.
    • Taste
      Silky, creamy appearance on the palate with all the fruits that the South German knows from home. In addition lemon cake with a portion of Bourbon vanilla. It is also very spicy, but more pleasant than the nose had said before. Ripe tropical fruits dipped in honey.
    • Finish
      Medium to long but suddenly gone without an announcement. Also again very sweet but getting drier he ends with his head raised. He's one of the big ones in the blend business.

  3. Bowmore Axel scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Very soft, oily and well-matured Jameson.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    ... a great, ripe, noble, complex and very good "Irish Blend" which was also available at very reasonable prices in 2016 - unfortunately too expensive now!
    • Nose
      soft, mild, very fruity, flowery, sherry, caramel, some oak;
    • Taste
      soft, silky start, nice vanilla, fruits (peaches, lemon), wood, tobacco, oak; ripe, aromatic, quite complex;
    • Finish
      quite long, soft with toffee and spice, oak in the aftertaste;

  5. Malthead19 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    - super Irish
    - in addition to the very good whiskey, also a very
    nice packaging
    - belongs to the affordable "Champions League" category
    from Ireland
    • Nose
      you can smell the old age, noble, soft, very pleasant smell, a lot of sherry, toffee, a hint of oak
    • Taste
      sweet grapes, delicately spicy, with caramel, clear sherry note, very nice and warm, elegant and soft on the palate, marzipan, very tasty
    • Finish
      long, soft finish with oak, spice and caramel; persistent, harmonious warm medium-long aftertaste

  6. nallacam scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  7. KyotoLefty scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Appearance: Medium orange-gold, oily.

    Nose: Apple, wood spices, hay, mint, dill, herbs, pickles, cherry, pear. A fascinatingly herbal nose.

    Palate: Soft, light, herbal. Spring flowers. Very floral.

    Finish: Soft and light, spicy and floral finish.

    With Water: Did not have enough.

    Overall: Probably 8 ml or so left in the bottle. This was a huge surprise, so different from the regular Jameson and quite reminiscent of a rye. Would like to try again from a fuller bottle to see if it’s different.

  8. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      77 77

  9. Kaleva scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Interesting Irishman, very pleasant and with quite complex nose, which is really pleasant but has some sharp metallic notes. Probably grain component? The taste is also pleasant but quite monotone with apparent oakiness. The aftertaste is rather long and pleasant. And the last but not least: 3-6 more degrees ABV would be a definite plus.
    • Nose
      Light, buttery (fudge), yellow apple, vanilla, sultanas, tropical fruits and honey notes, citrus peel, light oakiness, some metallic notes?
    • Taste
      A bit sharp and punchy with moderate spiciness, slightly sweet, peach bubble gum, vanilla fudge, woody, tobacco and leather notes
    • Finish
      Long, spicy, woody, walnut shells, leathery notes, light maltiness and bitterness

  10. Lorion scored this whisky 40 points Expert Senior

    What a flop. 40 points.
    • Nose
      Sweet, burnt hair. Furniture chips. Some honey and citrus.
    • Taste
      Sweet and fruity with lots of vanilla and wood. Something artificial.
    • Finish
      Medium long, sweetish.

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