Starward 2016

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask Release
First Fill Australian Apera Barrel
Number of bottles
55.7 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
Kirsch Import
Added on
23 Oct 2020 9:33 pm by Joe_Balou

Average value

€ 91.30

5 × in wishlist

15 × member ratings

43 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Starward 2016

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.62 points

  1. pianoman scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Taste
      Baked banana, forest honey, sultanas. Some vanilla and coconut milk. Behind it green apples and a touch of white balsamic vinegar.
    • Finish
      Round, fruity. Apricots, peaches, nectarines. Banana cake. Some red pepper. Caramel pudding with walnuts. Nougat.

  2. AnnEm scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Brief impression:

    Nose: intense and full-bodied red fruit. Both fresh and in compote form. Toasted notes. Fine spicy. Elegant vanilla. Candy cane from the fair. Pleasantly malty.

    Mouth: At first, initially youthful and a little bit bubbly. Then it becomes tart and fruity. Fine wood flavor. In the back I have an appetizing association of chocolate pudding.

    Finish: Well-fitting peppery warmth. Nice enamel. Again the fine vanilla. Becomes creamy on the tongue. Red fruit. Panna cotta.

    Overall impression: In spite of his young age, he already seems well integrated and in no way heated or metallic to me. It scores with elegant vanilla notes, expressive fruit and an overall very balanced and rounded impression. Sometimes not even charged; Nevertheless, the "Sherry" barrels are well present and integrated. A fine thing!

  3. Trinity2807 scored this whisky 87 points Newbie

    • Nose
      88 88
      Clear sherry, boiled down fruits
      Alcohol noticeable (slightly cooling) but not
      unpleasant. Dried fruit
    • Taste
      88 88
      Strongly spicy, holla the forest fairy. Even with a little water, the alcohol pushes it forward. Fruity, creamy, again dried fruits
    • Finish
      84 84
      Short to medium length.
      Dry, little bitterness

  4. kanpai79 scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

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

  5. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      light fruit; Sugar; deep dark, overripe banana; slight citrus note; a nice, floral note; Vanilla; Caramel; Cake batter; Butterscotch;
    • Taste
      dark chocolate; Coffee; still cute; light fruit (fermented pear); Spices; delicate wood note
    • Finish
      delicate tart coffee; a fine nuttiness comes through;


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