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Overall rating
85.67/100
votes
3
Whiskybase ID
WB192954
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Klubb23 (K23)
Bottling serie
Mobsters on Mopeds
Vintage
2010
Bottled
2021
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
First fill sherry cask
Number of bottles
65
Strength
59.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Ready to launch!
Bottled for
BYOB-C
Market
be Belgium
Added on
03 Oct 2021 10:02 pm by Dominic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 95.00

2 × in wishlist

3 × member ratings

6 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for A Highland Malt 2010 K23

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.67 points

  1. markjedi1 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Bazooka

    Ha! I organized a Mobsters on Mopeds tasting this week and see what the postman brings along: Mobsters on Mopeds #11! A Highland malt of 10 years old whose origin remains secret. Well, so be it. Again a very nice label, this time with a Peugeot S157B, a scooter that was very popular in the 1960s, driven by a blonde cheerleader with a bazooka – always popular and I'm not talking about the bazooka. Ha! Let's taste it.

    The nose starts a bit sharp on all kinds of nuts and berries, yellow and red fruit and pepper. It’s is also a bit waxy. Cotton candy and candied apricots appear after some breathing. It also has something especially earthy as the worm-eaten bark of an oak tree. I confess: it needs some time, but if you grant that, you will certainly be rewarded. It develops very nicely in the glass.

    On the palate as well, the waxiness is the first thing I notice. Beautiful body. I now get the yellow and candied fruit at the front, a lot of spiciness from the sherry cask and then a hint of Tunisian fig jam. There is also something very yeasty in it, which even reminds me of a much younger malt. But it doesn't look out of place.

    It lingers for a long time and leaves your mouth completely warm. Spicy finish.

    A time bomb (or bazooka?). It all starts a bit slow and difficult, but time brings advice and in this case a very nice Highlander. Available at Buds & Barrels for 95 EUR. Bottle 65 of the 65 already found its way into the collection.

  2. Dominic did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

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    • Nose
      A nut feast of cashew, walnut and beechnuts, red fruits such as strawberries and berries, a light touch of blackberries and blueberries are also present!
    • Taste
      Plums, dates, fig compote, brittle milk chocolate, dried candied fruit on liqueur.
    • Finish
      A mouth filler!

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