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Connemara Turf Mór

Overall rating
83.83/100
votes
168
Whiskybase ID
WB18530
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Small Batch Collection
Bottled
2010
Casktype
Sherry Cask Finish
Number of bottles
20000
Strength
58.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L13082
Barcode
5099357091064
Added on
19 Oct 2010 11:38 am
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 377.65

27 × in wishlist

168 × member ratings

385 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Connemara Turf Mór

36 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.83 points

  1. jjkmlss scored this whisky 40 points Expert Junior

    THE WORST IRISH EVER. Artificial peat bomb with lame skills, just like new make.

    Anyone who likes this is a dram of moonshine from alcoholic, careful fellas.
    • Nose
      sea weed, rotten leaves, dried flower, lemon
    • Taste
      strong ethanol, sea weed, brine, burnt rubber, iodine, malt, herbs. Burning body with medium feel
    • Finish
      short with plastic, smoke and liquorice

  2. KayMeertens scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting: HFW VBT5 sample 6.
    I wrote down that it smelled like a peated whiskey from Cooley distillery (note: I'm very unfamiliar with Irish whiskies), but that it seemed too peated for that. I.e. the distillery character is clearly noticeable in this one, but it is indeed more peaty than the one I know already, the Connemara Cask Strength.
    • Nose
      Candy upfront: Hard yellow marshmallow (schuimblokken), sugar candy 'necklaces' and wine gums. Peat and peach. Then whiffs of caramel, milk chocolate, salt and something like a garage (car polish and/or motor oil). With water a little vanilla and malt.
    • Taste
      The hard marshmallows again. Lime wine gums, Tumtums, peat, peach, chocolate and salt. Water brings out a little cardboard.
    • Finish
      Peat, marshmallow, dark chocolate, lime, peach and cigar boxes.

  3. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    N: ashes, peat, lemon, carton, pickle and
    T: smoked ham, citrus - lemon, smoke from a camp fire and pepper
    F: fruity, marmalade - apricot, smoke and smoked ham

  4. FernetBranco scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
      Marine diesel and tool box, but not too intrusive. Getting fruity. Old apple, caramel. Becomes more pleasant and accessible over time.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Hearty, nasty. Red hot steel. Spicy ... Radish maybe? Little fruit. Second starter is sweeter at first, then hot as pepper.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Oily finish. Licked too much on the ship's motor once. Sticks to the palate and tongue for a long time!

  5. SUSPIRIA.FOX scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. Izzino scored this whisky 98 points Connoisseur

    One of the Best I Ever tried.

  7. Roland7 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    Too young, but with potential. Peat, salt, burnt wood, coal, fragrant mint, eucalyptus !, green grass, bay leaf, nuts, lemon, green apple, kiwi!
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      80 80

  8. Sandman scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Pear, peach, pineapple, grapes, tobacco, apple, kiwi, vanilla, gummy bears, peat smoke and cattle stalls.
    • Taste
      Campfire, turfo, tobacco, pear, honey, apple, kiwi, garden herbs, lemon zest and mandarin.
    • Finish
      Medium to long, dry, peat smoke, lemon zest and hints of fresh fruit.

  9. valery77 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  10. jhut scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Proefolympics 2017, day 15
    • Nose
      Wonderfully soft, slightly creamy. Pretty nice, besides, smoky on the nose. High in the alcohol percentage, little fruit
    • Taste
      Surprisingly fruity
    • Finish
      Tasty, light fruit show ripe apple. Surprisingly fine smoke development

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