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Overall rating
89.23/100
votes
46
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Brühler Whiskyhaus (BW)
Bottling serie
A Dream of Scotland
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Amoroso Sherry Finish
Number of bottles
412
Strength
56.2 % Vol.
Size
100 ml 700 ml
Label
Islay South Coast - 1816
Added on
29 Jul 2020 8:46 am by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 113.18

21 × in wishlist

46 × member ratings

225 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Islay South Coast 12-year-old BW

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.23 points

  1. didi1893 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Sweet, fruity, peaty, greasy and earthy. As always tasty and drinkable, unfortunately also interchangeable ...

    22/23/22/22 (89P)
    • Nose
      Light rust with an orange shimmer rests in the glass, on the glass wall of my Premium Snifter oily and syrupy "legs" pull their thick strips back into the glass. Sweet peat rises, minimal smoke notes join in, greasy pork belly is left out in butter. Mineral with sweet and dark fruits, vanilla and sugar, hints of strawberries and juicy oranges, minimally musty. Raisins and dates, spicy wood and minimal hints of dried herbs and spices. Velvety fruity sweetness with peat and wood dominate ...
    • Taste
      Sweet dried fruits wet the tongue, gentle peat and minimal smoke cover the palate with cozy warmth, currants and strawberries, raisins and dates, hints of creamy bacon and gravy, brine and a pinch of pepper, creamy and sweet ...
    • Finish
      Subtly wooden with a peaty note of bacon. Dried grapes and berries, sweet and creamy, hints of hazelnut and dry leaves, earthy and gentle.

  2. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    The finish didn't leave a lot of extra flavors here. By no means a bad whisky, but after the intensive sherry barrel maturation of the last few years, this one is a bit unexpectedly subtle for me. Very nice for friends of the distillery character.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Light fruit notes, vanilla, oak, pepper, later also red fruits, subtle smoke notes, overall not as intense as previous bottlings.
    • Taste
      89 89
      The alcohol is well integrated, the texture inconspicuous to slightly robust compared to its creamy predecessors. Better with water.
      Vanilla, pepper, oak and honey, light and red fruit notes in the background.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Medium to long, beautiful oak bitterness and pleasant smoke elements merge, sweetness and spiciness accompany, the 1816 distillery character is very present.

  3. gossm01 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Vanilla, raisin, plum, subtle smoke, cheese,
    • Taste
      Vanilla, earthy, salty, dryness, honey sweetness
    • Finish
      Pleasant, intense and long-lasting

  4. Kalleholzbein scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  5. RedBandit74 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Wonderfully sweet and fruity smoker
    • Nose
      90 90
      pleasant sweet peat smoke, vanilla, red fruits
    • Taste
      89 89
      a little sweet smoke, a little peppery, red fruits, a little vanilla, honey
    • Finish
      90 90
      The sweetness fades, Eicht comes out, getting drier, long

  6. Islay1815 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      92 92

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