Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Sliabh Liag Distillers (SLD)
Bottling serie
Irish Whiskey
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
new Label without "Blended"
Added on
13 Nov 2019 6:39 pm by whisky313

Average value

€ 35.20

2 × in wishlist

11 × member ratings

13 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Silkie The Legendary SLD

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 71.13 points

  1. Archer scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Like its brother with the addition of 'Dark' in the name, the Legendary turns out to be a surprisingly good and balanced blend. All components (double distilled and triple distilled peated malts as well as grain) are well coordinated, none of them stands out cheekily. Here and there, however, a little youthfulness comes through.
    Compared to Dark it is significantly less smoky - and then you notice that smoke can make up for and conceal a lot.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Sponge cake, freshly sliced apple, a pine grove by the sea. Ginger cookies, honey, vanilla, mild herbs. Slightly tart and fruity at the same time. Varied.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Mild start with lots of caramel, chocolate and cocoa. Dry and with a very light smoky note. So light, it can hardly be made out and easily mistaken for dry wood. Red apple, orange biscuits, a hint of liquorice. Marzipan. Over time, the dryness increases - and the smoke note is no longer so restrained. Pine resin, dry forest soil, malt.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Dry and crisp, short finish. Mild smoke, apple wedges, milk chocolate, caramel candy. A little malt, a little sap.

  2. whisky313 did not rate this whisky Specialist

    new version = Alcohol Percentage: 46%

    new Label without "Blended"

  3. Robinzon25 scored this whisky 71 points Expert Senior

    A coarse blend of the very entry-level. Cocktail option.
    • Nose
      Typical enough for an entry-level blend, with hints of gray bread, paper, and grain alcohol (vodka). Somewhere far in the depths there is a hint of smoke.
    • Taste
      Burnt sugar, citrus notes and a little oily smoked meats.
    • Finish
      Short, rather sharp, slightly smoked, with a distinct taste of grain alcohol.

  4. dramidaris scored this whisky 67 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      65 65
    • Finish
      60 60

  5. Derufus scored this whisky 65 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      65 65
    • Taste
      65 65
    • Finish
      64 64

  6. Odinson scored this whisky 64 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      65 65
    • Taste
      64 64
    • Finish
      62 62


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