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Overall rating
87.21/100
votes
38
Whiskybase ID
WB171298
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Samurai
Vintage
02.07.2008
Bottled
15.10.2020
Calculated age
12 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt (Finish)
Casknumber
5
Number of bottles
711
Strength
58.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Kirsch Import
Added on
02 Dec 2020 4:53 pm by Malzbrenner
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 184.75

25 × in wishlist

38 × member ratings

172 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Royal Brackla 2008 SV

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.21 points

  1. Jake1965Blues did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Guys, stay on the carpet, please. It's all about the taste of a whisky, not whether you like the label.

  2. sr_tobi scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    I rate this whisky on my own taste. I don't care about the label or the piece of paper on the bottle.

    The alcohol has a stronger effect on the nose than stated. Sweet honey, light green meadow, a few herbs, then fruit again. The nose is monotonous and boring. You can feel the youth and the applied finish.

    In terms of taste, it completely disappoints me, you can still feel some wood. Fresh green apples come with water. You can guess some plum jam from the sherry finish.

    Unspectacular finish, very short with water.

    Label Top, Malt disappointed me. Sorry

    Price 99.90 € (as of 01/12/2020)

  3. Bottlin Bond did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    "Due to the atrocities committed by the Japanese in World War II under this flag, this flag is controversial. The lack of historical processing of the role of Japan during the Second World War and its responsibility on the official side contributes to the controversial attitude of other peoples towards the use of the Kyokujitsuki. The Kyokujitsuki triggers subliminal memories of the imperial Japanese armed forces and their war crimes in the Pacific War among many peoples of Asia. Outside of Japan, this flag is therefore still regarded by many as a symbol of Japanese imperialism in Asia. "

    "Around 1870, when the Meiji government replaced the shogunate, the commanders began looking for a specific war flag, because until then the samurai were the defenders of the country and carried the flags of their respective daimyates."

    "The motif was also very popular with the Kamikaze pilots and was not infrequently painted on the respective aircraft or a small flag was worn as a headband. They were carried by the units on land and at sea."

    "Even in World War II, some thoughts of Bushidō influenced the actions of Japanese soldiers. Many samurai bloodlines, such as the House of Honda, still have a great influence in Japanese economics and politics today."

    Sources: Wikipedia

    "A new series of noble bottlings from Andrew Symington's wooden treasure was raised to the aristocratic warrior status with expressive labels. Each of them personalized with illustrated heroic figures that stand out in black and white against the rays of the" rising sun ", as the Japanese military flag is called . "

    Source: Kirsch Import

  4. glenrob scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Derufus scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  6. Ninofdram scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

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