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Redbreast 12-year-old

Overall rating
88.85/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB150669
Category
Single Pot Still
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Strength Edition
Bottled
07.08.2019
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Bourbon and Sherry Casks
Casknumber
Batch B2/19
Strength
55.8 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
Rebranding 2019
Bottle code
L921931501
Barcode
4005971394208
Market
ie Ireland
Added on
07 Mar 2020 3:07 pm by Schmausel
ColoredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 70.93

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Whisky Reviews for Redbreast 12-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.85 points

  1. ehelkur scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Outstanding rich Irish whiskey. A must have in every whiskey cabinet.
    And for those starting their whiskey journey, the Red Breast 12yo, bottled at 40%, can be a great adventure and alternative.
    • Nose
      91 91
      The Nose is outstanding: a hand full of dried fruits, nuts, sultanas, prunes, chocolate and freshly brewed black coffee. Underneath we can also find layers of barley sugars, cooked pineapples with a mix of spices like cinnamon and nutgmeg.
    • Taste
      90 90
      On the palate, it is quite smooth for a cask strength, creamy, mellow with sweet dried fruits into a Christmas cake and stewed fruits like pineapples and peaches. It has a huge amount of layers, which are always developing... it also comes the chocolate, vanilla and a mix of spices.
    • Finish
      90 90
      The finish is quite long, lingering and sweet with spices and banana chewing gum.

  2. VanOpek scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
      malty-sweet, strong sherry notes: nuts, dried fruits, heavy and deep, light vanilla, cake with raisins and nuts, very pleasant and rich
    • Taste
      86 86
      very sweet, rich in flavour, sherry notes, dried fruit, nuts, cinammon, oily and heavy, sour candied citrus peel, cloves, gingerbread, rounded, great balance
    • Finish
      86 86
      smooth and medium-dry, spicy and pleasant, gingerbread with hints of sweet chilli, sherry and malty in background, slow and warm, heavt, rich and intense

  3. Hlektrion scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. snaotheus scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      80 80
      Candy, booze, fruit, toffee and oak.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Bright fruity, figs and dark cherry, caramel, spicy.
    • Finish
      82 82
      A little medicinal, mostly oak and vanilla and sherry.

  5. JNuyts scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

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