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Daftmill 2008

Overall rating
88.38/100
votes
42
Whiskybase ID
WB181940
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Winter Batch Release
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2020
Casktype
first fill ex-bourbon barrels
Number of bottles
6000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060664610231
Added on
21 Apr 2021 10:33 pm by Dris
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 207.77

37 × in wishlist

42 × member ratings

447 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Daftmill 2008

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.38 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    just opened this so fresh out the bottle.
    I like it
    • Nose
      89 89
      Indeed to say that I am sat outside in the garden so nosing is not under the usual conditions and my aromatherapy senses might be a bit off, that is my excuse anyway :)
      Massive cereal note hits you first then lemon rind & pith.sour dough bread, breadsticks, but then the lemon again but with an almost chemical side to it?
      Mango appears next, and if other said ,Del Monte fruit cocktail full of pear, apple peach, mango that sums things up nicely, this is really expressive.
    • Taste
      88 88
      This has a syrupy sweetness about it on initial tasting and my first impression is a good one
      This is really vibrant and also has heat in your throat.
      Lemon sherbet sweets, puff pastry but the balance is not there, still a little raw for me, so will add a little water.
      The sweetness reminds me of the coating on sugared almonds.
      With water I think it is better, the hot alcohol harshness goes, pretty much everything else is the same but the fruit develops more on exotic summer fruits in syrup.
      The palate is really fresh which gives the liquid and extra edge.
      After 10 minutes with a little water, a spice note appears, almost peppery.
    • Finish
      87 87
      The jury is out here, there is a pleasant warmth to it but the fruit cocktail flavours have vanished, with water added.
      I will try it neat again and with water.
      ok so my first impression was wrong, the finish has an almost medicinal quality to it, no rough edges, very nice.

  2. dapoinbua scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  3. mema82 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. wataya scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    i love the profile :).
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. Squinugie scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

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