Overall rating
85.85/100
votes
16
Whiskybase ID
WB164152
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Tarry Tarry Night
Vintage
22.04.2014
Stated Age
05 years old
Casktype
2nd Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
122.31
Number of bottles
235
Strength
62.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 aug 2020 2:28 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 68.74

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Whisky reviews for Croftengea 2014 SMWS 122.31

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.85 points.

  1. Expraesi scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  2. SRB scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
      Heavy oil, olives, with water:
      Farm, cowshed, leather
    • Taste
      86 86
      Sweet, solid smoke, ham, pear
    • Finish
      85 85
      Smoke, white pepper, dates wrapped in bacon,

  3. dramspotter did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS Tasting Notes: Raw, earthy peat smoke to begin. Then kippers! Followed by peppered game meats, salty bacon, smoky pub carpets, petrol, glacier mints and hot horseradish. Smoked salmon soaked in bitumen, roof sealant and hot tar buckets. Potent yet wonderfully mature for the age. Water brought us more mineral aspects and a bigger saline note. Fresh, sharp notes of lemon juice, sweet barley, cough medicines and potent English mustard. The palate opened with a big, hearty sootiness, smoked earth, hessian, hot kiln air, more kippers, dense medical notes and wood ash. Some miso broth, iodine and natural tar as well. With reduction there came squid ink, dried herbal cough medicines, boot polish, camphor and the oily heft of a hot smoked salmon sandwich.

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