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Overall rating
87.96/100
votes
57
Whiskybase ID
WB160801
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
The Taste of Whisky (TTOW)
Bottling serie
Endangered species - "Canis lupus"
Vintage
11.12.2008
Bottled
26.05.2020
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
bourbon hogshead + PX octaves
Number of bottles
137
Strength
56.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
20 jun 2020 10:56 pm by Sendilkelm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 105.00

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57 × member ratings

62 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Secret Islay 2008 TTOW

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.96 points

  1. martinbutterfly scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    ***
    ????: dark gold, slightly falling into brown,
    ????: smoky, sweet focal, strong, volatile, a bit refreshing, slightly humid-sea, very pleasant intense PX combined with vanilla, which is trying to show itself from the intensity of PX, there is something in my nose that is hard to guess ... such sweetness of cookies with salty toffee?
    ????: sweet, smoky, smooth, strong, slightly stinging, slightly chocolate, chocolate box! Yum Yum!
    ????: sweet-focal, warming, slightly biting, quite long,
    *
    A delicious focal torfik, a nice slightly changeable nose, as if two-dimensional: a sweet salty bonfire + a slightly pinching sherry bomb! quite an oily palette and a finish that doesn't disappear so quickly. Faaajnie! Yum Yum!
    *
    ????: 5.5 / 10
    ????: 89/100

  2. Obynapewno scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    I saw such sweet whisky for the first time, very good!
    • Nose
      Sweetness, smoke, fresh fruit, some caramel and varnish
    • Taste
      Very sweet but also palpable salt and pepper, dried fruit, everything fits very well
    • Finish
      medium warming, sweet

  3. wncvirus scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Sweetness, peat, a little medicine, a little fire place
    Taste: Peat, unfortunately also slightly spicy, slightly salty. After adding water, the sharpness of the taste disappears a little better. Even sweet elements appear, which in combination with peat is not too bad, but unfortunately a little flat in taste and one-dimensional, unfortunately.

    Rating: 87 | 100 Long finish rather sharp.

  4. thierryziegler scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

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