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Overall rating
85.48/100
votes
249
Category
Single Pot Still
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2011
Stated Age
15 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L109531120
Barcode
5011007019518
Added on
27 May 2011 11:19 pm
Non-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 74,76

30 × in wishlist

249 × member ratings

361 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Redbreast 15-year-old

32 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.48 points

  1. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Sweet, red apples, allspices, christmas cake, fresh, furniture polish notes on nose.

    Dried fruits, apples, sweet, oak cask notes on taste. 

    Long finish with spices, oak cask, apples and vanilla notes.

  2. Jean Ginster scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    I like it. I think these potstills from Ireland have a typical intense fruity spiciness.
    • Nose
      fruity, yellow fruits, with caramel and vanilla. Intensive. Direction pear, quince, with a fairly pronounced spiciness.
    • Taste
      first sweet, then fruity, quince and mint with a sweet intensive seasoning. Some lemon mixed with vanilla.
    • Finish
      medium. it leaves the oak spice with a slight fruity sweetness, with mint.

  3. Helgo scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Blindtasting Christmas Goblins TWS 2016

    Tip: Redbreast? Must be an Irishman in any case. Very soft and balanced. But in the end again with strength. The 12 of RB I have in the closet and he is actually one of my favorite Irish and he comes here very close!

    Resolution: WID: 22545 Redbreast 15yo 46%

    Very beautiful! Many Thanks. I did not know that yet. A very good starter. Makes you want to more...
    • Nose
      Lots of berries, mild, spicy, some oak and caramel
    • Taste
      Very creamy and soft. Potstill? Nuts, toffee, nougat
    • Finish
      Creamy, medium length with decent oak

  4. Defeatless scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Sweet nose, to my liking, some peach, caramelcream, some hard candy. there is a waxy nose in there, like in Clynelish.

    Taste: sweet, gentle, oily, nutty,

    Body: nice thick and oily.

    Finish: medium: Light bitter tones, followed by some oak notes.

    Price: a little expensive

    Presentation: Decent classic look.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. michevinyl scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    refreshing good 89p
    • Nose
      Fruity fine fragrance, vanilla, honey, pear, kiwi
    • Taste
      Creamy fruit, light seasoning, grain, more fruit, buttercup
    • Finish
      Medium fennel, orange, carnation, menthol

  6. MrYens scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

  7. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Fruity-soft Irishman. Alright, but somehow not the complete high flyer. OK, it would have been almost ne 2

  8. Glenjasper scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  9. Hupsende Hippie scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Raisin
    • Taste
      Light sherry influence, soft sweet mild and delicious. A bit stale.
    • Finish
      Long and soft sweet

  10. Dre73 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Nice Irish one, accessible, fresh and pleasant aroma's and flavours.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Fresh and fruity, apples, some citrus, furniture polish. Also some earthy tones, an autumn forest after a rainshower. Later on sweet, vanilla cake.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Sweet, fresh and fruity. Vanilla, citrus, apples, again these sort of earthy tones. Slightly pungent, pretty full taste.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Still a little pungent, fruity and sweet, some honey, citrus. Middlelong finish, still some feeling of a moisterous autumn forest.

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