Dingle Third Single Pot Still Release

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Pot Still
Distillery Bottling
Bourbon + Port Casks
Number of bottles
46.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
25 nov 2019 6:02 pm by Archer

Average value

€ 85.00

6 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

93 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Dingle Third Single Pot Still Release

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.65 points.

  1. Gregers scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Port wine cask indeed, the influence is a bit too much for me, but otherwise a decent dram.

    Review: https://youtu.be/XSwbC0jpEpA
    • Nose
      85 85
      Port cask extremely dominant. Almost like nosing a port wine. Then strawberry, honey, vanilla, custard, whipcream, waffles, hazelnut. Basically waffles with vanilla whipcream and hazelnut sprinkles - with a glass of port on the side.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Spicy warmth, wood spices, barley, oak. Oily, creamy texture. A few too many wood notes, sawdust, woodshop, oak barrels. Second chew is sweeter, with strawberry juice and other fruit juices, I want to say pear but not that sweet. Nuts, hazelnuts or almonds, join in. Third chew brings toffee and chocolate milk, especially the milk stands out now. Cocoa, roasted bananas as well.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Not very big. Roasted bananas, creamy fruit, milk. Oak is down, wood spices and nuts still there. Getting a bit flat pretty quickly.

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  3. maltandgrains scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
      Port wine influence is immediately noticed - underlying some sweet plums. Honey, caramel, vanilla. Overripe banana. A pleasant, but slightly dank nose.
    • Taste
      78 78
      A slightly sharp entrance, where the port cask does no good - in my opinion at least. The taste just feels unbalanced. Fairly spicy. Berries and chocolate.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Medium-long. Dry and spiced. Bitter, young oak.

  4. Robinzon25 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Not at all trivial, memorable, berry, herbal Irish. Cool representative of his kind!
    • Nose
      Strawberries, strawberries, menthol, young bark, hematogen. Interesting!
    • Taste
      Sweet, berry, slightly tingling, peppery, oaky.
    • Finish
      Medium duration, strawberry-strawberry, herbaceous, slightly salty, with a good dose of spices and young tannins.

  5. claymore84 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on 07-26-2020

  6. xandi37einhalb scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    This bottle got lost to me as part of a milestone birthday, so it was a gift.

    Color: light honey
    • Nose
      Vanilla, strawberries, hazelnut, cotton candy
    • Taste
      soft, round, vanilla, caramel, hazelnut, raspberry
    • Finish
      medium length, caramel, vanilla, toffees, almond, marzipan

  7. Archer scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    What a leap forward. This is no longer a young "Harzer" like its two predecessors. Here you can clearly see all the single pot still characteristics that are needed to be big.
    In the nose and on the tongue it is already very mature and balanced. The (assumed) longer ripening time is noticeable. In the finish he is still recommended in French - but that will most likely be weaned off him.
    Unlike its predecessors, which also included Oloroso or PX barrels in addition to bourbon barrels, this third release is now the result of a combination of bourbon and port barrels. The Master Distiller Graham Coull, who has been in office since October 2019, formerly Distillery Manager and Master Distiller at Glen Moray, will not have contributed to this. But if I could express a wish to him, it was not to leave the port barrels unused in a corner of the warehouse during the next release ...
    • Nose
      88 88
      From the beginning a very tasty spice-fruit mix that pushes your nose here. No young, resinous notes, no pear schnapps, just raspberries, strawberries, well-sweetened quince jelly. In addition, pot still spices, which manifest themselves as marjoram, chervil, tarragon and turmeric. Raspberry-Hubba-Bubba every now and then - the port barrels? Marzipan, wildflower honey, vanilla bean, cocoa.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Soft and velvety on the tongue, but with a good dose of spices, which shows up next to the berry fruits (raspberries, blueberries, strawberries) on the palate on first contact. Spice not quite as differentiated as in the nose, it shows nevertheless a fine balance between fruit and spice notes, is sweet and spicy at the same time. Hazelnut chocolate (towards Ferrero Rocher), marzipan, malt candy, toffee.
    • Finish
      85 85
      He would be happy to stay a little longer - alone, it pulls him away. Still creamy, raspberry jam and vanilla, only mildly spicy.


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