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ElsBurn 2014

Overall rating
87.87/100
votes
22
Whiskybase ID
WB160122
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Exceptional Collection
Vintage
2014
Bottled
14.05.2020
Stated Age
05 years old
Casktype
Sherry Octave
Casknumber
V14-60
Number of bottles
75
Strength
55.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L1966
Bottled for
Specially Selected For Die Whisky Elfen
Added on
09 Jun 2020 9:35 pm by DerSchreckliche
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 230.00

4 × in wishlist

22 × member ratings

48 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for ElsBurn 2014

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.87 points

  1. stepge scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    After some time in the glass great. Nice px sweetness but also a lot of strength. But you don't have to dilute it anyway. The nose is also very harmonious for me

  2. BuzzT scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      81 81

  3. Expraesi scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  4. kringo86 scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Whipped up sherry without tasting a bit like whisky. Quite one-dimensional, but it doesn't taste bad either. It's just not whisky :)

  5. Rowald Sweet Empire scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    More PX than whisky. Very sweet, syropy. Not unpleasant but hardly any spirit character or any complexity. The nose is a bit bland. Tastewise it's okay and it does come down easily. I wonder how this would be without the insane influence octave. Did I mention it's sweet? It's very sweet.

  6. Daniel Hohleweg scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. JoshNRW scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Glencairn glass, tried three times. If you get involved in unconventional drams, it's exciting and great.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Okay, there's a very, very powerful, exuberant sweetness every time. It's awesome, if you like something, a bit oppressive and also covering a lot, because syrupy sweetness is almost (!), But only almost, like liqueur without destroying the malt. Super round for five years, the alcohol is hardly noticeable, there is a lot of PX sherry, some oak, maple syrup and some malt.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Again super round, again the alcohol perfectly integrated, if a little more than the nose, again syrupy PX sweetness, which unfortunately covers a lot, but unfortunately (only) very tasty. But I like delicious whisky.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Rather only medium length and not as exciting as the nose

  8. JimJaws scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Very cloudy but nice nose. Wonderful, intense sherry taste - reminds me strongly of the 10 year old Edradour / Signatory bottlings. Very easy to drink. Once again a great Glen Els / Elsburn.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      90 90

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