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Kilkerran 15-year-old

Overall rating
87.76/100
votes
19
Whiskybase ID
WB142372
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Madeira Wood
Vintage
05.2004
Bottled
09.2019
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Madeira Wood
Number of bottles
180
Strength
51.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
KILKERRAN HP 24/09/19 19/374
Barcode
6 10854 00431 6
Bottled for
Taiwan
Added on
10 Nov 2019 10:42 am by Whisky_Addicted
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

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Whisky Reviews for Kilkerran 15-year-old

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.76 points

  1. juju cassoulet scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Quite ordinary and wobbly, one of the worst in the series.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Varnish, alcohol.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Cooked wine, sugar, wood
    • Finish
      82 82
      Short, sugar, leather

  2. Tastingbros scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Full review here :
    https://tastingbros.com/2020/10/28/15yo-kilkerrans-for-everyone-part-1/

  3. Willum scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. aphex scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Very good nose, simpler and oaky palate. Water helps though. Not my favorite profile but a good madeira maturation nonetheless.
    • Nose
      Leathery, fruity and spicy. Peaches, plums, red berries. Hints of ashes. Mineral notes. Hessian. Wet clothes.
    • Taste
      Fruits from the nose, pepper, nuts and a few ashes. Oaky.
      With water, more red berries on the nose. The oak is tamed and the palate is more juicy.
    • Finish
      Long, oaky, peppery, smoky. Mentholated notes.

  5. Jnpons scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Color: aged gold, deep, mahogany reflection.

    Nose: well integrated alcohol, red fruit, grilled malt, these distillates remind me of Japanese blends ...

    Palate: the palate catches up with the fairly light, even non-existent nose, so much so that it makes us forget it .... vigorous, fruity, very good.

    Final: flat for the nose

  6. sagara-kun scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    The first in the 15yo series that I taste.
    And it starts pretty well.
    • Nose
      90 90
      The nose is very shiny. Very nice.
      Fruity above all, on yellow fruits. Apricot, peach, a little plum. Quite distinctly a touch of kiwi.
      We also have a very nice mineral approach. Wet pebble, which paradoxically, evolves on the wet dog.
      A little ashtray forgotten on the balcony.
      A bit of solvent and green wood.
    • Taste
      89 89
      In the mouth it is a little less complex than in the nose.
      We always have the yellow fruit, accompanied by a little fresh almond and hazelnut.
      Rain, new wood. Always smoke in the background.
      It's round, oily.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Long and woody finish, slightly astringent.
      Banana, smoke, Mentos candy.

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