- Whiskybase ID
- Single Malt
- Distillery Bottling
- Bottling serie
- Limited Edition
- Stated Age
- 10 years old
- Number of bottles
- 43.0 % Vol.
- 750 ml
- Added on
- 24 Mar 2011 2:02 pm
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48 × member ratings
96 × in collection
Whisky Reviews for Three Ships 10-year-old
13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.86 points
Smells like a blended scotch. Basic, boring, sweetish, pleasing.
Whoah, tastes great! Bursting with dry bitterness, hint of smoke, light fruits.
Light bodied and lingering.
- He is probably not that young, could be good from Ireland. Sweetsy whisky whisky. 83 points
Fruits and vitamin C sweets. After a little life significantly richer. Warms ditto.
Rather watery, then time-delayed a quite adequate start, again fruits and vitamin C sweets, clear acidity, slightly sugary, hardly bitterness behind.
The finish is not quite short again, on the tongue remains only a slight harshness, but it warms up significantly.
- Quite a mole, fairly dense and saturated for a 10-year-old, a very worthy aroma, not without grudges, but generally pleasant and relatively deep; the taste / finish is simpler, but also arouses interest - it's quite such a challenger for the title of "whisky for every day" in your bar, if you find it at an attractive price.
Open, dry, begins herbal notes, dry and fresh field grasses in the style of Inchgover, the darkness comes first processed oak, oily hues - fat, used frying oil, fried potatoes; dried fruits, old wooden furniture, pipe tobacco.
Woody-oily, sour-sweet with peppercorn, lemon peel, lollipops, tart oak, then the same herbs with which the fragrance began, well.
Spicy, sweet-oak, warming, notes of fruit candied fruits, grapefruit crust, burnt crackers, candied ginger, medicinal herbs.
- A really tasty drop. Blindly, I thought he was an armor.
Slightly smoky, red fruits, roasted hazelnut, burned straw, peach, slightly malty
Oak, smoke, red fruits, burnt straw, sour apple, leather, slightly bitter, malty
Medium to long, first smoky and slightly bitter then sweet
- This was a really nice dram. It wasn't over the top in terms of complexity, but was very approachable and not harsh at all. The aging also made the peat influence quite mellow and subtle which worked well with the profile. Would very much like to see what this would be like straight from the cask.
Reviewed in my blog: https://iwriteaboutstuffilike.com/2016/10/24/three-ships-10-year-old-single-malt/
Dry grass. Salty toffee. Citrus peel. Light peat.
Fruit leather. Salt. Orange peel. Grassy peat.
Medium. Bitter fruit. Woody vanilla. Wood smoke. Pencil shavings.
N: Single malt calibre blend with good amounts of oak showing and flavourful nutty maltiness too.
T: The palate is true to the nose with an impressive solid delivery. Super balance between bitter/sweet & oak/spirit but its the oak complexity which is most evident, especially here on the tongue. So grainy is the development its as though one is licking the insides of the dry, rough oak barrels.
F: Good medium finish, true to form.
C: Active, high calibre presentation, clean with grit and determination. Certainly improved after opening. I liked this the first time i tried it and now i like it even more. Simple stuff made and matured well.
Scores a B-
N: Clean and rounded, light wood fungal and a yes, some E150a to my taste.
T: Toasted, woody, smoked liqueur, equally sweet and a little waxy. Really tasty cask character. A little ‘blended’ by nature.
F: Lightning quick finish but not before rich mocha enters and leads onto lush boozy chocolate - with water that is.
C: Good all-rounder with nice character/age. Happy drinking.
Scores a C+
Further reading: ralfy
- James Sedgewick Three Ships (Blend)Tasted 2014-03-29 @ Whisky and More Bremen, Germany.
good, sweet but still full-bodied and vanilla-finish