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Kilkerran 15-year-old

Overall rating
88.83/100
votes
8
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Oloroso Wood
Vintage
05.2004
Bottled
10.2019
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Wood
Number of bottles
280
Strength
51.5 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
15th Anniversary
Barcode
610854004095
Bottled for
Pacific Edge, California
Added on
29 Nov 2019 11:44 am by lrb85
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

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Whisky Reviews for Kilkerran 15-year-old

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.83 points

  1. aphex scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Very good nose, tasty and rich palate. Maybe a tad too rich though.
    • Nose
      Leather, dried fruits (raisins, prunes, figs), coffee, tobacco, burnt wood. After aeration, liquorice, light medicinal and resinous notes.
    • Taste
      Thick, almost syrupy but not cloying like the fino casks. Blackberries, blackcurrants. Burnt wood again. Dark chocolate, coffee, pepper.
      With water, dried fruits and more spices on the palate. Liquorice.
    • Finish
      Long, dark chocolate, coffee, pepper.

  2. sagara-kun scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Here I am at the 11th Kilkerran 15yo of the international series.
    We end with Oloroso.
    The great strength of these traffic jams for me is the rise in power of the peat from the nose to the finish.
    Here, it is superbly done. We only regret the abundance of caramel and spices on the palate.
    • Nose
      89 89
      A good nose of simple but effective sherry.
      Leather, shoe polish cream, dried fruits (nuts, almonds, dates, figs, prunes).
      A big dose of wood, a little too pronounced.
      Black pepper, spices. The keg gave a lot.
      Light gray, barbecue. Rather similar to the profile of some young Mortlach.
    • Taste
      87 87
      In the mouth, it is very well integrated.
      The fruits are fresher, but covered with a layer of salted caramel.
      Always a lot of wood, spices. Bitter chocolate.
      Black pepper is invasive.
      We have a light peat and cold ash. Always this barbecue side.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Long finish on leather, chocolate, cocoa powder, filter coffee, pepper and wood.
      Light oily peat and barbecue, again and again.

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