Emill Kraftwerk

Overall rating
80.58/100
votes
46
Whiskybase ID
WB138967
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Fassstärke
Bottled
2018
Casktype
Oak Casks
Strength
58.7 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
L.1811050816
Barcode
4082400600031
Market
Germany Germany
Added on
17 sep 2019 10:32 am by GlenfieldPark
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 89.54

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Whisky reviews for Emill Kraftwerk

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 80.58 points.

  1. Cupster did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Strongly alcoholic, spicy. A little water helps - but not much. Lots of wood and spice. Grandma's oak closet. Unpleasant aftertaste. Fortunately not long in the finish.
    Anyone looking for oak will find it here.

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  3. Ana Chronist scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      76 76

  4. ruedi scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    Smell 70
    Taste 68
    Disposal 66

    Oak dominates, somewhat artificial. But offers too little in this price range

  5. Malthead19 scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    Phew, what can I say ... in short, I would have expected a lot more here. So with the awards (e.g. Gold Medal Whisky National 2019 (whisky ambassador),
    Award Whisky Guide 2020, Gold Medal World Spirits Award 2020) and the price, my expectation was already significantly higher than for a "normal" German whisky. Unfortunately (for me) he did not meet that by far.

    - still very clearly alcohol in smell and taste, not well integrated, looks quite young
    - could not convince me in comparison to other Scottish NAS whiskys with a high% filling strength, nor in comparison to high-quality German bottlings (e.g. from the resin) or even justify the high price
    • Nose
      relatively subtle, alcohol clearly noticeable, no distinctive aromas, a bit of malt and oak, but if you have tried a few Scots beforehand, unusual fruity aromas such as currants and rhubarb emerge, but youth can still be clearly felt
    • Taste
      very strong, strong onset, burns clearly on the lips and mouth without water, urgently needs water, acidic fruity, currant, some sweetness (maple syrup), malt, oak, the wood aroma persists in the palate for a long time
    • Finish
      medium-long, strong finish;
      long dry oak-heavy finish

  6. Dagobert scored this whisky 65 points Connoisseur

    Scheibel Frucht - Trocken - fires are a hit,
    e.g. Old plum etc.
    However, the whisky is a throat cleaner. Scheibel shouldn't burn whisky.
    • Nose
      69 69
      Mustard, hay, fruit schnapps, patex
    • Taste
      65 65
      Hay & Spritig, throat cleaner
    • Finish
      60 60
      Short & spritig

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