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Overall rating
86.67/100
votes
14
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
11.12.2019
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
19/483
Barcode
610854002527
Added on
14 Feb 2020 3:40 pm by Clopodia
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 36.80

6 × in wishlist

14 × member ratings

50 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Kilkerran 12-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.67 points

  1. Wolfe Tone scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Fragrance: full, malty, vanilla, dry, smoky and ashy, also fruity: apple, lime, grapefruit and chili.

    Taste: vanilla, apple, malt, smoke, citrus and a nutty aftertaste.

    Finish: wax, ash, chili, citrus and almond.

  2. Palindrome scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    I think it's high time for Kilkerran to up its cask strength offering from 8 year to 10 year. The extra two years would really help to distinguish it and I suspect the distillery has enough barrels now to do it. I'm holding up my glass of 8 year old CS oloroso now and toasting to the idea of a ten year cask strength offering from a great distillery.

  3. DerDennis! scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Great 12er. I would have thought it blind for a Springbank 15
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. Ed Radour scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. LDB scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Very tasty, doesn't quite compare to the very first batch, but it's more flattering. The price is definitely flattering for the wallet.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Creamy and creamy, nut cake with candied walnuts on top, plaque color, clay - delicious for those who love Campbeltown!
    • Taste
      87 87
      Tasty and sweet, with smoke and a little imagined carbon dioxide
    • Finish
      84 84
      Tart and rather short. The weakest part.

  6. yggr scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

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

  7. TsiAI scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Room temperature when drinking: 15 ℃

    Lightly peated (12-15ppm)

    Viewing Eyes: light gold

    Smell Nose: lightly smoked, vegetable peat, weak lime, sweet milk, snake fruit, tangerine, a little fig and coconut milk, grass, wildflowers, lemon peel, lightly salty, banana chips, a little dried , Moderate humidity, no alcohol stimulation

    Taste Palate: sweet and sour orange juice, lime, orange blossom, kumquat, cucumber and pear juice, smoked with coconut palm juice, fig, apple juice, dried fruit, nuts, sea salt, minerals, wooden barrel , No alcohol stimulation, soft

    Finishing Finish: Long, mineral, grass, Lux essential oil soap, green and milky fragrance of figs reappear again, and there is a faint smoked sausage at the end.

    Body: soft, smooth, no tannins, obvious waxy feeling, no bitter bottom

    Nose: 86/100

    Palate: 86/100

    Finish: 86/100

    Body: 85/100

    Overall: 85.5 / 100

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