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Inchgower 2009 BD

Overall rating
85.88/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB175615
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Best Dram (BD)
Vintage
03.2009
Bottled
10.2020
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Oloroso Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
803597
Number of bottles
258
Strength
56.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
29 jan 2021 6:26 pm by SIEBERTS WHISKYWELT
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 74.62

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Whisky Reviews for Inchgower 2009 BD

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.88 points

  1. Xaver did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Inchgower is always such a phenomenon with me. I either find them brutally cool, or just poop. This one is exactly my thing. : love:
    • Nose
      Great ... I love it when the cork squeaks when it is opened and closed.

      Colour:
      Amber

      Nose:
      A bitter leather note greets me first. Nougat and some dried tobacco. I think this combination is awesome. I can tell that he wants a bit of air. Gets sweeter ...
      With a little time in the glass, the sweetness comes through better. Brown sugar and raisins. Plus an oily constant. Something like walnut oil. Behind it hides a fresh, floral note. Cherries come through better. Lovage and clove spice. Some salty caramel and damp earth. With more air, a roasted nut aroma develops. I like it very much. Especially that kick of dirtiness.
    • Taste
      Strong, sweet - spicy start. Then immediately a slight chilli heat. Which brings a certain dryness. Ahh ... then it gets sweeter and creamier. Followed by more dark berries, which are more sour. The tart leather joins it. And bring the lovage again. Which looks a bit dried out. Juniper berries and a bit of asphalt steam in the background. With the second sip, I find the walnuts clearer. Which bring a certain bitterness. Dry pastries.
    • Finish
      Medium length. First wanted to write briefly, but my colleague will be back. First sweet and pleasantly spicy. Then a slightly bitter espresso bitterness spreads. Then has something like dry block chocolate.

  2. robtheripper scored this whisky 87 points Member Junior

    When I tried this for the first time, I thought "uh" the worst whisky I've ever had, a case for the Coke bottle.
    BUT it should turn out differently:

    Fresh from the bottle it burns in the nose, alcoholic with sweet glue, the first sip burns down even the sweet, the 56% alcohol is poorly integrated.

    If you dilute with water until it almost no longer sticks in the nose (approx. 42%), the nose remains sweet with tones of sherry, raisins, walnut (bitter) and coriander (soapy).
    The taste is now (too) heavily diluted, sweet with a slightly bitter walnut, almost no finish.

    2nd attempt: do not or only slightly dilute and let it breathe for a long time, the alcohol has to go!
    The taste remains stronger, again raisins, walnuts and coriander become stronger, short finish.

    An intentionally left over residue was after 12 hours. easy to drink and not overly oxidized.

    This is not my absolute favorite now, too little complex and hardly any finish, but also not a case for the cola bottle ;-)

  3. besar scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  4. Schleifreak scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
      Milk chocolate, almond, raisins,
    • Taste
      85 85
      Sherry, honey, amaretto
    • Finish
      84 84
      Lang, Zartbitterschokolade,

  5. dasnipaone scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    incredibly tasty

  6. RedBandit74 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      Sweet, milk chocolate, plum jam, strawberries, some raisin, some sherry
    • Taste
      89 89
      Sweet, creamy, red fruits, dark chocolate, a little sherry
    • Finish
      88 88
      Sweetness, chocolate, fruity, espresso

  7. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

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