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Overall rating
88.04/100
votes
114
Whiskybase ID
WB144507
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Teeling Whiskey Company (TWCo)
Bottling serie
The Renaissance series n°1
Bottled
11.2019
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
ex-American Bourbon & Madeira cask finish
Number of bottles
9000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L19 041 334
Barcode
5391523275965
Added on
11 Dec 2019 7:03 pm by Bono
Uncolored

Average value

€ 164.08

49 × in wishlist

114 × member ratings

308 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Teeling 18-year-old

25 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.04 points

  1. Likudi scored this whisky 88 points Moderator

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

  2. Brunobaer1887 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. wisekycourse scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    nose:
    malt sweetness, caramelized, toasted, vanilla, leather too, dried grapes, sweet spices on cinnamon
    mouth:
    fruity sweetness as on a very good blended where the fruit basket mixes the scents, on the fruit compote (central apple) with the sugar that turns to caramel, heat in the mouth suddenly, a little varnish, leather, the cooked vanilla and the fruits come back cooked and sweet, the almond paste coming to soften even more.
    final:
    spicy sweet, cinnamon, marzipan, Christmas cake, melting almonds, fruit in syrup, sweet and quite long in fact on a monolithic finish that delights.

  4. whisky_garage scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Teeling 18 YO Renaissance No1
    Madeira casks finish
    Bottled 11.2019
    Number of bottles9000
    Alc. 46% vol.
    The aroma is sweetish. The first wave is vanilla, some citrus fruits, candies, canned peaches, and spicy spices. They stood ... breathed ... black currants, prunes appeared.
    The taste is bright, sweet-peppery. Canned peaches, vanilla, berry jam, lemonade notes, light grassiness, plentiful pepper, barrel.
    Finish - long, sweet - peppery, vanilla, pepper, herb, barrel.
    Solid Irish whisky, with a good balance, not cheap for derivatives. If we compare with the previously tested samples of Teeling 24 yo and Midelton Barry Crockett Legacy, then this copy is brighter, more concentrated, more "daring". Someone will like it, some will not.

  5. Bowmore Axel scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    First impression: it does not come up to the level of the older ones
    Teasels with the distinctive, tropical fruit notes
    approach.

    The Madeira cask finish is only too, if at all
    guess. As a lover of good Madeira, I had
    expected a little more.

    Still a very good whisky and I'm curious
    whether it will develop positively in the opened bottle.

    The presentation and packaging of the bottle is, however
    spectacular. Great bottle with heavy cork and
    wide metal handle. The whole thing in a very nice way
    and very sturdy box with magnetic closure and
    the bottle embedded in high quality foam.
    A big movie theater. The collector will be delighted there
    to have.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. A.S. Bak scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

  7. katarn_rb scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
      Overripe bananas, sugar syrup, vanilla sugar, raisins, very sweet, very full and complex.
    • Taste
      89 89
      All around drinkable. Pleasant Madeira sweetness at the beginning and spicy notes at the end
    • Finish
      89 89
      Lang

  8. rb854 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  9. Dre73 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Very full and fruity, tasteful. The 46% Abv suits this whiskey very well, perfectly balanced. Very pleasant.
    • Nose
      Very full, intense and fruity. Spicy, orange, candy-like. Red fruits, berries. Plants as well, 'green'. And a hint of banana.
    • Taste
      Smooth, but full bodied. Then some pickering mouthfeel. Very fruity, red fruits, berries, oranges. Honey.
    • Finish
      Pretty powerful, fruity, red fruits, raspberry, honey. Candy-like again, Haribo. Pretty long, some licorice.

  10. GIORGOS scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

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