Knappogue Castle 1994

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Very Special Reserve
Bourbon Casks
40.0 % Vol.
50 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
L4 001 132
Added on
07 mar 2010 12:30 pm

Average value

€ 130.58

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Whisky reviews for Knappogue Castle 1994

8 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 82.30 points.

  1. KayMeertens scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Tasting note from a miniature.
    Less grassy than the 1993, more caramel instead and it has a bit more (oily) body, which is what that one misses. It seems a bit more mature than that one. And it's less malty than the 1995. I think I like this one best of the three.
    • Nose
      Pear, lime, vanilla, apple, caramel, straw, candle wax and a whiff of smoke.
    • Taste
      Apple, pear, citrus, vanilla, caramel and pepper.
    • Finish
      Caramel, apple, pear, peach, light spices and a whiff of smoke.

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  3. mema82 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. rolabob scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      77 77

  5. GlenGabriel scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. filleadh mhòr scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    I prefer this Bushmills to the Cooley (1992), it's fruitier and much bigger 84/85
    • Nose
      lemon and lemon zest (loads of them, smells pretty sour, but in a very pleasant way) and pears, much fruitier than the 1992, and much less of this wet streets, wet concrete, limestone, chalk, wax
    • Taste
      quiet a big body for such a light malt, gentle, fruity start, then some green pepper evolves, the lemon zests grow
    • Finish
      much bigger than the 1992 - at the end some very light smoke tunes in

  7. mister glenfarclas scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    Can´t understand the high rating to be honest. Tastes alcoholic and kinda boring to me.
    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      73 73

  8. Willie JJ scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    This is lovely stuff. I could drink it anytime. Yum!
    • Nose
      Clean, citrus, tangerines, malt underneath.
    • Taste
      Hugely fruity and fresh. Almost fizzing.
    • Finish
      Medium to long. Lovely waves of juicy fruits coming again.

  9. st7 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    From the Old Bushmills Distillery.


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