Morris Muscat Barrels

Overall rating
82.75/100
votes
11
Whiskybase ID
WB186852
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Casktype
Ex-Wine Barrel, Morris Muscat finished
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L151 13:1122
Barcode
9322214005925
Added on
03 jul 2021 7:20 am by sengjc

Average value

AUD$ 132.97

2 × in wishlist

11 × member ratings

15 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Morris Muscat Barrels

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 82.75 points.

  1. holborndrinker scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Coming to the UK courtesy of Mangrove. A pleasant dram, but I'd like to see a properly matured cask or two (ex bourbon or sherry) to get an idea of the DNA of the distillery. The cask finish hides the spirit.
    • Nose
      81 81
      The grape notes come through - almost like a decent wine vinegar.
    • Taste
      81 81
      There is a slightly confusing taste with some notes of raisins and spice, but wine notes again. The higher abv makes it less watery than its current counterpart, but it's a bit of a melange.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Medium length - slightly reminiscent of a dessert wine.

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  3. dan_o_b scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    Struggled with this. Usually enjoy whiskies with muscat casks but this didn't work for me. Sweetness on the nose but the palette and finish felt quite acidic. Really wanted to like it and it did improve with time in the glass.

  4. LaddieNerd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
      Spice, anise, cloves, nutmeg. Some vanilla, candied fruit and wood.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Anise, cloves, spice, some wood. Tobacco and leather and also here subtle notes of nutmeg.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Short. Cloves and nutmeg remain.

  5. sengjc scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, a whiff of sourish aniseed. Fresh, sweet and winey.

    Not bad, overnight open bottle time and it gets rid of almost all the aniseed-like notes that I associate with (and dislike about) young Australian whisky.

    Straightforward and simplistic, clean, light bodied, lacks weight and depth but quite flavourful.

    Lingering sweet finish.

    Very quaffable.

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