Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
A.D. Rattray (DR)
Bottling serie
Individual Cask Bottling
Stated Age
08 years old
Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
60.1 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
12 Mar 2011 3:38 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 81.94

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Whisky Reviews for Craigellachie 2002 DR

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.56 points

  1. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. Koalafant scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    Not my collar size at all!
    • Nose
      Tart and grassy, later a honey sweetness is added. Light fruits like gooseberries and unripe apples ... not my cup of tea.
    • Taste
      Sharp and sour. Unbalanced, unripe alcoholic with nuances of fruitiness.
    • Finish
      Medium length and burning. Unpleasant occupies the palate.

  3. Kensay scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Young, bright and perky whisky, strong and burning
    • Nose
      Dried fruits, ripe pear, smoked plum, citruses and bright sherry aroma, rich and fresh
    • Taste
      Olive oil with spices and honey. tight and powerful, burning
    • Finish
      some spices, light bitterness of grapefruit, orange peel, skin and dark dark chocolate

  4. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Geiler fabric and significantly older than the difference between the date of filling and burning. And the 70 € then fit.
    • Nose
      at first a touch of sulfur, then nut, dust, musty sweetness, it smells "old", I can describe it badly - it's not leather or tobacco or wood, but I still have an old, dark room with lots of leather and wood the eyes ... looks significantly older than 8 years and the alcohol does not sting ... a, two drops of water make him sweeter, more intense, but more brings nothing
    • Taste
      strong, full and fat, the alcohol does not skin too strong, there is sharpness, but feels like 50%, very intense and dense in the taste, molasses, sugar beet syrup (goes already in a slightly sour direction), walnut, maple syrup ... there's also a rum note ... dried fruit in rum, and here's a sweetish tobacco note
    • Finish
      long and tidily hot and peppery and dry, the sweet syrup stuffing also echoes a bit, bitterly not at all

  5. Koalafant scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    Not at all my collar size
    • Nose
      Acidic and grassy, ​​later added to a honey sweetness. Bright fruits like gooseberry and unripe apple ... not my case
    • Taste
      Sharp and sour. Unbalanced, immature alcoholic with nuances of fruitiness
    • Finish
      Medium long and burning. Occupies unpleasant the palate

  6. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    N: honey, dried fruits, orange, meaty, floral, figs and cinnamon
    T: honey, spices and oily
    F: dry sherry and some sulphur
    tasted with rwillemze

  7. Furtia scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      75 75

  8. Igor scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    I quite enjoyed the mouthwatering aroma of it, but the taste is simply lacking in balance a bit. And yet this is a remarkable malt after all.
    • Nose
      Orchard, wild flowers. Apricot, mango, sweet green bananas, peeled kiwi, peach, nuts, raisins, dried apricots, roasted chestnuts, leather, pencil eraser, spices, firm caramel candies, Tokay wine, preserves.
    • Taste
      Dry, hot, sharp, acidulous, not sweet. Whoa! Now the alcohol strength is utterly evident. Cyder, sour apple, herbal decoction, zest, bitter citrus.
    • Finish
      Long. Tart mandarin orange, grapefruit, orange peel, lime, basil, cloves, allspice, mixed zest, cinnamon, peanuts, pistachios, chocolate bar.


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