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Overall rating
88.00/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Rolf Kaspar GmbH (RK)
Bottling serie
Hotel Essener Hof
Vintage
30.10.2003
Bottled
23.03.2020
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Ex-Port
Number of bottles
318
Strength
54.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Historic Series No. 15
Added on
16 Apr 2020 1:19 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 99.86

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Whisky Reviews for Single Malt Irish Whiskey 2003 RK

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.00 points

  1. craide scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Great port barrel of whisky. The nose doesn't really promise much. The taste then pulls it out again. The best together with the finish.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Great light red, pink color. Slightly oily in the glass.
      Dark fruits after grapes, plums, raisins. Some strawberries and currants are also included. Somehow I have a rosé note in my nose. Freshly opened wine. Plenty of sweet notes. Marzipan and cinnamon are in the background. In addition woody notes, somehow like pine needles.
      Quite an appealing nose, which unfortunately also reveals little and slows down the intensity of the aromas.
      But you only really notice when you've tried. Then the difference between restrained nose and taste is clear!
    • Taste
      89 89
      Soft, easy start. Then more spicy, sharper. White pepper, fruity sweet, plum jam, raisins, red apples, strawberries. Quite a bit longer chewable.
      Cinnamon comes through a little later with a light honey sweetness. There is also a slight caramel note. A great taste. The port barrel is very dominant and produces a lot. I like it.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Medium-long finish, fruity, slightly chocolatey with some bitterness. But everything is more pleasant than finish. Fits the solid overall impression.

  2. red71 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

  3. Sjaak92 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  5. yggr scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

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

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