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Bimber Re-Charred Cask

Overall rating
87.75/100
votes
15
Whiskybase ID
WB172089
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Bottled
22.10.2020
Casktype
Re-charred Oak Casks
Casknumber
68
Number of bottles
295
Strength
58.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060444430950
Added on
12 dec 2020 11:02 pm by Joego
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

£ 317.64

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15 × member ratings

83 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bimber Re-Charred Cask

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.75 points

  1. whisky313 did not rate this whisky Specialist

    official information:

    Single Cask Re-Charred Cask #68
    70CL / 58.1%ABV
    No. of bottles 295
    £85.00

    A welcome return of a Bimber classic – in a single cask format.

    During the creation of our award-winning, maiden Small Batch release - Re-charred Oak Casks, we reserved a very small number of our most exceptional casks. Following an extended maturation period, we’re now thrilled to release the first of these extraordinary Re-charred single casks – bottled at full cask strength.

    Cask #68 was hand charred by Bimber’s on-site coopers to level #4 char – also known as ‘alligator char’. This deep charring process caramelises the wood sugars, promotes greater interaction between the spirit and the oak and adds a layer of filtering carbon to the internal surfaces of the barrel.

    The influence of this intense char has imparted incredible richness and distinctively sweet notes into this single malt whisky. All of which perfectly marry with our fruit-forward, spice-led house style.

  2. VISION_CHEN scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Nose: The aroma of charcoal and oak dominates, the smoke lingers in the upper layer, and the sweet and oily feel at the bottom. The overall expressiveness is good, although it is very young, it has an objective maturity and does not capture the unpleasant malt flavor. The aroma gradually opens, and the acidic fruits are full of vitality, vanilla, cream, peanut skin, salty, and roasted.

    Drink: The oily feeling is online, the wine is full, but it will burn you at least, and you may need to add some water. The expressiveness of the tasting is still very good and very complex, with sauce, black pepper, tobacco, spices, oak, ginger blossom, and cream.

    Overall: For a whisky that is only three years old, I can't find any reason not to praise it. It has got good scores in all the items that make up my scoring system. I always know the young whisky, which can't be left for too long. I wonder if it will change because of it.

  3. whiskyclick scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Nice young whisky, not very complex, but would say 8-10y old on blind tasting.

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