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Overall rating
87.25/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Caskhound (TCaH)
Vintage
21.03.2006
Bottled
29.07.2020
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
Re-/Decharred Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
345
Number of bottles
195
Strength
54.7 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
23 Aug 2020 6:11 pm by Schreihals
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 56.15

7 × in wishlist

18 × member ratings

45 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Croftengea 2006 TCaH

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.25 points

  1. whiskyleaksulm scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      I have a nice back and forth between sweetness and acidity, plus a fine smoke aroma. Flamed pineapple with a nice BURN, that's it for me. Some mango, fruity with malt and also something grassy at the beginning. In the beginning with stronger alcohol, it disappears over time and the whisky becomes more intense in the nose.
    • Taste
      88 88
      If you take the first sip, you will encounter an unexpected force, a full, thick aroma. The smoke is much more intense, no Islay smoke but nice to see. It lies oily on the palate. The fruitiness remains in the taste and goes into great harmony with the smoke. Very warm and balanced. In addition to the sweetness that it definitely has, there will be fine spices and some white pepper and cereals later.

      Didn't think of water at any moment, he doesn't need it. Goes very well without despite 54.7%. Perfectly integrated.
    • Finish
      88 88
      The combination is retained for a relatively long time and warms the throat. The palate is consumed by the smoke, and some sweetness remains.

  2. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Cold smoke, cheese, slightly rotten, old wood, grass, wet leaves, a little honey, a little lemon, it has a lot of alcohol too
    • Taste
      Honey, lemon candy, lemon, herb candy, grapefruit, some wood, pepper, ash

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