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Overall rating
86.00/100
votes
2
Whiskybase ID
WB157635
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
I'm going out now, I might be some time…
Vintage
27.03.2012
Stated Age
07 years old
Casktype
2nd Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
122.28
Number of bottles
221
Strength
62.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
06 May 2020 8:23 am by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

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Whisky Reviews for Croftengea 2012 SMWS 122.28

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.00 points

  1. FernetBranco scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Notes von der SMWS Website: www.smws.com/im-going-out-now-i-might-be-some-time

    Ausgabepreis: 50,00 GBP

    "There's no denying the youthfulness but it's still a remarkable flavour profile, quite unlike any other peated malt you’ll find today. This is full of intense citrus juices, sharp, bass-like peat smoke, dusty malt bins, fermenting hay, lemon oils and verbena. A touch of H2O and there's a pleasing bourbon-esque sweetness at the fore. Along with soot mixed with lemon washing powders, bath salts, kilned lemon bonbons and iodine-laced toffee. Add to that a few spoonsful of camphor, dried thyme and smoked beers. The palate is definitely one for peat freaks! Wonderfully sweet with thready notes of kiln smoke, chalk, burnt heather, limestone, bouquet garni, tar and trampled ferns. With reduction there's peat smoke in syrup form, lemons roasted on BBQ coals, caraway sweets, bitter lime, dried ginger and a hint of vermouth. "
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

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