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Mars 08-year-old

Overall rating
86.11/100
votes
11
Whiskybase ID
WB165952
Category
Blend
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
2020 Limited Release
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
08 years old
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Asagi Madara
Bottle code
40P28
Barcode
4976881521292
Added on
23 Sep 2020 8:33 am by 7731miles

Average value

¥ 14318.83

7 × in wishlist

11 × member ratings

54 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Mars 08-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.11 points

  1. whiskydramo scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      Smoked melon, light gherkin, peanut butter. Starting from the side, mineral, beetroot, pepper powder. Sugar winter melon slices, liquorice, smells a bit like rum. Ends with some Breath mint candy.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Peach, strawberry, apple juice. Tiny bit of grass and mint, almost not spicy at all.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Finish starts with bitterness, light wood, spices. Then turns into herbal sweetness after 10sec. Liquorice, peach with peel.

  2. Kawauso scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. whiskytornado scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  4. KyotoLefty scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    15 ml / ¥300@Isetan Kyoto.

    Appearance: Amber-brown.

    Nose: Caramel, vanilla, spices, malt sugar, light raisins. A bit simple.

    Palate: Light smoke, vanilla, heat, caramel, sugar. Orange marmalade. Some spiky grain spirits.

    Finish: Honey / sugar, pepper, light wood, alcohol.

    With Water: More honey, cooked peaches in the nose. Smoked peach flavor, some more oak.

    Overall: Nice sweet smoky fruit notes. A bit spiky but a nice blend overall.

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