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The Whistler Calvados Cask Finish BoD

Overall rating
75.08/100
votes
14
Whiskybase ID
WB149384
Category
Blend
Bottler
Boann Distillery (BoD)
Bottled
2020
Casktype
French Calvados cask Finish
Casknumber
Batch 001
Number of bottles
3000
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5391528252145
Added on
19 Feb 2020 10:56 am by maltaholic

Average value

€ 37.84

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14 × member ratings

33 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Whistler Calvados Cask Finish BoD

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 75.08 points

  1. keizerjos scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Cheerful, good-humored, always-available friend who brightens up your life. No in-depth conversations but a fun night of chatting, that kind of friend. Indispensable type. Easy, friendly, recognizable - the calvados immediately pops up. Absolutely recommended for an extremely happy price. What's not to like.

  2. markjedi1 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Young Apples

    Michael Walsh is the youngest Master Distiller in Ireland. He works hard every day to distill whiskey at Boann, but for now they have to make do with whiskey bought elsewhere until their own spirit has matured for long enough. Today I will try the Whistler that was finished on calvados casks. I am curious.

    The calvados is immediately present on the nose in the guise of young apples . Next to that I get some sweet malt and honey, as well as a slice of lime and some margarine. Fresh and lively.

    Nicely oily on the palate, soft on the spices and quite summary. Again lots of apples and lime, but I also taste quite a bit of grain whiskey. In all honesty I thought this was a malt, but I think now that this might in fact be a blend.

    The medium long finish leaves no doubt about the fact that there is indeed grain in the mix, because I get pencil shavings, wood and corn next to the omnipresent apples.

    With a price tag of less than 40 EUR this is still a pleasant whiskey.

  3. Drk Neknul scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    A very young tasting, grainy whiskey. You should ideally be able to do something with Calvados as a drink, because the additional 15 months in the barrel have left their mark. He's not really mine, but Calvados Finishes rarely meet my taste. The finish is quite conciliatory but there is still room for the future in terms of taste.

    More Notes & Reviews on Facebook at #Maltkanzlei.

  4. DNoyze scored this whisky 65 points Member Junior

    Somehow like Parisians me Hubba Bubba
    Blueberry aroma on the nose. Watery grain in taste. And how do I not know something like pineapple in the finish and that even lasts. Funny part

  5. Sandman scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    Apple, vanilla, butter, melon, pineapple and cotton candy

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