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Overall rating
85.20/100
votes
19
Whiskybase ID
WB190547
Category
Rye
Distillery
Bottler
Berry Bros & Rudd (BR)
Bottling serie
The Nordic Casks #1
Vintage
2016
Bottled
2021
Casktype
Barrel
Casknumber
16037
Number of bottles
256
Strength
54.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
27 Aug 2021 8:23 am by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

£ 161.87

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19 × member ratings

10 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Kyrö 2016 BR

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.20 points

  1. Derufus scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  2. JacobaEd scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      78 78

  3. thijs100 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    What's not to like about this Kyrö by Berry Bros & Rudd?
    • Nose
      So luscious and rich, there's plenty of crème caramel, fudge and meringues, but also dark chocolate and pine resin. Lovely spices too, with cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg as the highlights. Touches of tobacco, oranges and damp oak, as well as a whiff of aniseed and rye bread. What a triumph.
    • Taste
      Thick, sticky and oily with oranges and pine needles, but also warm toast, melted butter and cracked pepper corns. Whiffs of oak, fennel and toffee too, with finally some sunflower seeds.
    • Finish
      Long. A hint of milk chocolate, peanut skins and sweet rye bread.

  4. Whiskylifestyle scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Superb nose, which is quite complex. The palate has a really nice thick texture and plenty of different notes. Now, I’m normally not too fond of rye whisk(e)y but this one wants me to taste more of it. Really well done and quite different to any other rye whisk(e)y I’ve tasted.
    • Nose
      It starts a bit fruity, with oranges mostly, which is quickly followed by fresh rye bread. It’s a little bit woody with a touch of wood spices too: cinnamon and nutmeg. Then I get a hint of gooseberries. Milk chocolate, sweet honey and a touch of vanilla. Later also some coconut in the very back.
    • Taste
      Oily texture. Sourdough bread and oranges. Fresh sweet raspberries. There’s a light lemon note, but very much in the back. Toffee and a thick layer of honey. Pine needles and almonds. A touch of oak and some spices, such as black pepper and nutmeg.
    • Finish
      Long with milk chocolate, oranges and the same spices as on the palate and oak.

  5. lustaufwhisky scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Typical Kyrö which in cask strength has a nice texture of herbs, black bread and aniseed.

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  7. Bart-msb scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    A combinaties of sea-salt and sweet-scrupules tastes. I really like this one.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. notesofmalt scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Kyrö Finnish Malt Rye Whiskey 2016 - 2021 with 54.6% alc. from the Bourbon barrel No. 16037.

    Nose: A surprising number of wood tones despite the youth. Cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg and walnuts. A light fruit aroma comes through, a lot of sweetness, a bit of vanilla. Shortbread biscuits and maple syrup.

    Palate: Sugar-sweet and very, very spicy, plums, apple compote, fruity sweet syrup, with rye, oak wood, espresso and some leather.

    Finish: Very long, the sweet fruit aromas are balanced with the spices, nice combination. At the end more bitterness, oak, coffee and cocoa.

    Conclusion: So young and so complex, a really great barrel, a real star. Definitely a buy recommendation! 88/100 points

    www.notesofmalt.com

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