ElsBurn 07-year-old

Overall rating
86.30/100
votes
27
Whiskybase ID
WB195462
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Port Cask Matured
Vintage
2014
Bottled
09.2021
Stated Age
07 years old
Casktype
First Fill Ruby Port Hogsheads
Number of bottles
660
Strength
65.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L2046
Added on
08 nov 2021 8:18 am by ElMogli
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 99.11

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27 × member ratings

74 × in collection

Whisky reviews for ElsBurn 07-year-old

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.30 points.

  1. craide scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    For me more of a typical winter malt. Actually quite tasty, but somehow I like Elsburn Sherry Malts better.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Aromatic start, dark, intense, fruity and creamy on the nose. The high alcohol content stings a little. It also has a slightly cooling effect, almost like menthol. Very fruity-sweet mixture, everything almost syrupy. Plum must, dates. Raisins pickled in rum. Wood notes are also noticeable. Some dark chocolate and coffee emerge.
      Water brings out some tobacco but also suppresses other previously more intense flavors.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Extremely powerful malt. Proper oak spice and a high degree of alcoholic sharpness burn in the mouth. Water is absolutely necessary for me, whereby the second sip is a bit more tolerable, although there is still a peppery spiciness. With water but then much softer, smoother and creamier. Here, too, dark fruits and sweetness dominate. As a contrast, the spicy oak notes and spices of cinnamon and coriander are a nice change. Roasted almonds and freshly roasted coffee beans come through in the background before becoming slightly dry and more chocolaty towards the finish.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium-length finish, fruity, sweet, chocolate, coffee, slightly bitter and dry.

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  3. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Strong, grain, dark chocolate, hints of coffee, spices, slightly tart.
    • Taste
      Strong, a hint of nuts, sweet, vanilla with malt, dark fruits again and again
    • Finish
      Spices stay behind for a long time. Has something of carnation and is drier over time.

  4. Holsten83 scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    Fruity and sweet, it tolerates a few drops of water very well. Extremely delicious for 7 years

  5. DGV scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    At first, it is very closed, there is alcoholism, it is very difficult to disassemble the components. After standing in a glass, it begins to change for the better, aromas one after another reluctantly seep out. The taste and finish are powerful, caustic, but no frills due to the degree.
    From the derivatives, we managed to make out sweet dessert tones - fudge, burnt caramel, dry biscuits, prunes, cherries, maple syrup, nuts; there are also industrial shades - rubber band, varnish-paint.
    In general, the whisky is good, but it requires prolonged aeration, otherwise drinking it is not comfortable.

  6. glenrob scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

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