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Overall rating
84.97/100
votes
34
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Ian Macleod (IM)
Bottled
2020
Casktype
Rum Cask Finish
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010852044720
Added on
10 Aug 2020 10:28 pm by Noface83
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

£ 49.18

14 × in wishlist

34 × member ratings

139 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Smokehead Rum Rebel IM

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.97 points

  1. valasios scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. Malzbrenner scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    From SMOKEHEAD today the new bottling with a rum cask finish, bottled in the usual 46% vol. And with familiar features.
    • Nose
      87 87
      It starts with a strong surge of smoked bacon and gum, followed by a heavy sweetness of molasses, before various fruits can be guessed by sniffing in deeper: banana, pear, liquorice, cocoa, a little camphor and olive herb.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Oily sweetness on the palate, some menthol with fiery stone, ripe pear and banana, smoked bacon, some oak spice, salmiak pastilles. The different aromas are very tasty side by side and always allow for new facets, which makes drinking enjoyment very varied. The whisky tolerates air very well.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Medium to long finish, with a dirty sweetness, yellow fruits and a very pleasant spice that ends in a long flow of saliva. The variety of flavors shows itself here once again in all its glory.

  3. EvilAFI scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    It’s a decent finished blend, strong smoke with canned pineapple and very peppery.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Smoke, sweet tinned pineapple, grassy, slightly acrid
    • Taste
      87 87
      Campfire, waxy, tropical fruit punch, peppery
    • Finish
      86 86
      Ashy, briney, fruit syrup, chili and black pepper

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