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Overall rating
87.00/100
votes
3
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
82 Chapters to Newcastle (82NC)
Bottling serie
Chapter 04.02
Vintage
13.10.2009
Bottled
24.06.2020
Calculated age
10 years old
Casktype
Rum-Cask Finish
Number of bottles
45
Strength
52.5 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
20 Jul 2020 1:29 pm by Noface83
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 59.90

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Whisky Reviews for Ardmore 2009 82NC

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.00 points

  1. Noface83 scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    Even for a skeptic when it comes to rum ripening, this is a very successful experiment in which the harmony between the character of the distillery, the sweetness of the rum and the barrel barrel fits. It's fun and tasty - what more could you want?
    • Nose
      87 87
      A whole Caribbean Festival floats towards you as soon as you pour it. Exotic fruits and rum stew with peaches and apricots, sugar water from a can with pickled mandarins, very subtle earthy smoke, fresh malt and some alcohol freshness, marzipan and white chocolate, also a little anise and clearly bitter oak. I'm not a big rum fan per se, but 82 Chapter to Newcastle gets the right balance like the Glencadam really well.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Taste: strong onset, now the smoke is a bit stronger (very warm) - but also a hint of musty wet earth and white pepper, malt sweetness, again the sugar water from the fruit preserves, marzipan coated with dark chocolate, is now woody. A fine mix of rum sweetness, Ardmore character and bitter oak. Great combination.
    • Finish
      84 84
      The finish is medium long with a back and forth between malt sweetness and a spicy rum note and the slightly smoky oak with some dark chocolate. It's fun, but its intensity lags behind the nose and palate.

  2. Noface83 scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    This bottle was only available in the "Cask Journey Set" together with Chapter 04.01 (WB-ID: 162322), which is also available individually, and Chapter 04.03 (WB-ID: 162323), which is also only available in set, for a set price of 179.00 EUR

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