Bimber Pedro Ximenez Cask

Overall rating
87.14/100
votes
45
Whiskybase ID
WB168883
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Klub Release No.1
Bottled
03.11.2020
Casktype
1st fill bourbon + Pedro Ximénez sherry butts
Number of bottles
1198
Strength
52.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
exclusive for Bimber Klub members
Added on
02 nov 2020 4:23 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

£ 306.66

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Whisky reviews for Bimber Pedro Ximenez Cask

11 users have left 11 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.14 points.

  1. holborndrinker scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    I normally prefer the bourbon finishes, but the sherry adds a nice complexity to this. Well worth a try.
    • Nose
      85 85
      The sherry notes come through clearly, muting the bourbon notes.
    • Taste
      86 86
      The sherry notes are very prominent in this one - the fruit gives ways to a slightly dry, herby palate.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium length - nice lingering spice.

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  3. Gregorsky scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. spedley scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    A satisfying sherry whisky - well integrated and works well with the Bimber spirit
    V – Tarnished brass, thin layer falls as one
    N – copper, caramel, toffee, cooking apple, vanilla, fudge, treacle hint, sweet chai
    M – creamy tongue fuzz
    P – stewed cooking apple, sweet chai, milky sweet tea, nutmeg, cinnamon, copper, beer – mellow sweet bitter, soft malt, caramel, toffee, vanilla fudge, stewed apple, toffee apple, milk choc, Cad caramel bar, milky sweet tea - 26
    F – metal/ copper, caramel, beer – mellow bitter, soft malt, nutmeg, milk choc, toffee, milky tea, sweet chai. Falls away reasonably quickly - 24

  5. hlz30 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
      Crystalised sugar, rubber, sulfuric, sultana, dark chocolate, sweet orange peel, soysauce, lemon, toffee, mineral, ginseng root, lacking depth and richness. And I found it lakcing the maltiness of a normal distillate...
    • Taste
      84 84
      Super sweet, oily, sultana, dark chocolate, salted caramel, but sharp and spicy. Toffee, caramel, almond. Chaotic, mixed-up flavour and nothing to deliver when chewing.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Toffee, ginger warmth, mildly spicy cinnamon

  6. Hlektrion scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. man2392 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Nose: rosehips, floral, spirited, ground almonds, barbecue rub
    Palate: syrupy, clove studded orange, bergamot and jasmine
    Finish: cardamom, allspice and date syrup. fruity

    With water more perfumed- jasmine and mandarin

    Feels far more accomplished than Bimber The First or Bimber Selfridges

    Tasted as part of The Dusties Bimber tasting with Matt McKay

  8. Ninofdram scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  9. Derufus scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  10. Tuboo scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    A stunning example of what Bimber can do with Sherry. This is a sherry cask finish, and it works perfectly. Highly drinkable without water at this abv. Bimber work those high abvs so well on nearly all their releases. I'm not usually a go-to sherried whisky guy, but Bimber are producing interesting, different and delicious sherried whisky again and again. This is my second visit to a released Bimber that has px cask in the mix (the 1st being my first), and in my opinion Bimber works so well with PX done in the right way. This bottle is the perfect choice for the first KLUB release - special, and different to the many recent releases. Great work Bimber.

  11. SAGK scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

  12. whisky313 did not rate this whisky Specialist

    Bimber Klub Release No.1 - Pedro Ximenez Finish

    The spirit was initially matured 1st fill American oak ex-bourbon casks, and then expertly married and finished in Pedro Ximenez sherry butts.

    Pedro Ximenez (aka PX) is produced from overripened grapes of the same name. The grapes are slowly sundried to produce an exceptionally high concentration of natural sugars. The wine is then aged exclusively via oxidation, producing a viscous and rich sherry packed full of notes of dried fruits, raisins, figs and dates supporting darker flavours such as roasted coffee, chocolate and liquorice. An opulent partner to our light, fruit-forward spirit.

    The price of the bottle is £67.50
    70cl / 52.8%abv / 1198 bottles

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