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Kilkerran 15-year-old

Overall rating
88.19/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Port Wood
Vintage
05.2004
Bottled
09.2019
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Port
Number of bottles
144
Strength
51.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
610854004378
Bottled for
Beija Flor
Added on
21 Oct 2019 4:09 pm by lrb85
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 145.00

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Whisky Reviews for Kilkerran 15-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.19 points

  1. sagara-kun scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    One more cask of rum. The same ilk as the release for Denmark, but still a little too focused on the barrel and spices.
    In both cases I don't really like the nose.

    The appearance of a very soft peat in the finish seems to be a constant on this series of Kilkerran 15yo. This is really the highlight here.
    • Nose
      85 85
      A nose very focused on the solvent and the spices of the wood.
      Glue, smoke, green wood, pineapple peel.
      Light sulfur. Freshly cracked match.
      Roasted almonds, dried nuts. Lemon, overripe apple.
      Light shoe polish.
    • Taste
      86 86
      In the mouth it is more balanced.
      Wood, light milk chocolate. Caramel, vanilla, cinnamon.
      Blackcurrant, currant. Licorice.
      A little molasses.
      Light meaty side, barbecue.
      Unfortunately always a little rubber side that does not want to go away.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Long finish on barbecue, peat, smoke. Grilled meat, gray. Licorice, molasses. It warms up.
      Slight woody astringency at the end of the mouth. Baked apple skin.

  2. aphex scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Tasted after the DK release. Full port maturation here it seems. A bit rough and unbalanced. Enjoyable though.
    • Nose
      Rubber, balsamic vinegar, tobacco, earthy notes. Raisins and nuts. Hints of red fruits. Bonfire smoke.
    • Taste
      Rubbery, leathery, ashy and peppery. Caramel, meaty notes, a touch of burnt wood. Red berries.
      With water, the nose is more leathery and earthy. Hints of chocolate. The palate is more unbalanced.
    • Finish
      Long, meaty and earthy.

  3. cfosterk scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    very fruity KK a little hot on the palate and both time and water help. Lots of wood spice.

  4. cfosterk scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    very fruity KK a little hot on the palate and both time and water help. Lots of wood spice.

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