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Overall rating
85.92/100
votes
27
Whiskybase ID
WB181862
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Westfalian (TWest)
Bottling serie
German Single Malt Whisky
Vintage
2013
Bottled
2021
Casktype
ex.Bowmore Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
57
Number of bottles
360
Strength
53.9 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
20 apr 2021 11:16 pm by OpenBar_PMI
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 89.30

4 × in wishlist

27 × member ratings

53 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Westfalian 2013 Peated

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.92 points

  1. Mannix65 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  2. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Interestingly, the type of smoke doesn't remind me of Bowmore, I would have guessed other Islay distilleries blindly. He is of course more cautious than with them, but still quite intense. In addition, sherry sweetness and a few herbs. Otherwise there is not much to discover. In the mouth there is also woody spice and memories of incense.

    Overall, not a particularly exciting smoky malt. You can get something like that for significantly less euros from Scotland.

  3. Ringstone scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Very complex, very different
    • Nose
      84 84
      Caramel, fruits, subtle smoke, alcohol, salt, a little maritime, dried fruits, a hint of polish, a little sherry & ash (soot)
    • Taste
      85 85
      Spices, ash, some sherry; with water: fireplace ash, spices (pepper), subtle sherry, a hint of dark chocolate with fruit, herbs
    • Finish
      86 86
      Ash, black pepper & a hint of black cherry, soot, hint of bitterness, herbaceous and earthy

  4. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    I don't like the malt because it has too much smoke, especially on the palate
    it takes time
    be careful with water
    • Nose
      Smoked ham, sherry, raisins, smoke, light oak, light sulfur, sweetness, light old / dark malt, light cherry, waffle with vanilla cream
      with water: less smoke, slightly nutty, vanilla, nougat, caramel

      from 1920s: sweeter, sparkling, chocolate ~ 70%, red fruit, a great note that I can't name, later vanilla
      with water: very earthy (moist earth), slightly mushrooms, rubber
    • Taste
      oily and strong
      Oak, spicy, ham, light workshop, light sherry, smoke, bitter, a note that I can't name

      with water: softer, more ham, light flat file
    • Finish
      medium to long
      spicy, tart, slightly sherry, smoke, with time ham comes out slightly

      with water: very tart

      Astringent, slightly furry on the tongue

  5. riegerjonas scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    2021-08-22: Downgrade from 87 to 85 points. Somewhat bubbly and one-dimensional.
    2021-05-16: In terms of spirit, it reminds us of Bunnahabhain, although it is more pleasing by adding water - but it loses some of its aroma
    • Nose
      84 84
      distinct smoke, cookies, minimal sherry, not too sweet, herbaceous, slightly vanilla
    • Taste
      86 86
      shallow smoke, strong nuttiness, not so sweet sherry influence, earthy-smoky
    • Finish
      84 84
      some smoke with sweet and tart chocolate

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