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Connemara Cask Strength

Overall rating
82.64/100
votes
32
Whiskybase ID
WB29244
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
57.9 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
10 Jan 2012 9:24 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 67.27

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32 × member ratings

95 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Connemara Cask Strength

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.64 points

  1. thebonewolf scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    So, this is not for everyone. If the rubbery notes would be unappealing to you, this would be a disaster. To me, I like them because they do go well with the rest, particularly the stony, petrichor elements, and overall I do quite like this.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Classic Connemara petrichor, clean rubber, apple. Like rubber that was cleaned with an apple scented agent (but not chemically smelling).
    • Taste
      88 88
      Wet river stones, very big pepper, peat.
    • Finish
      92 92
      Tick up in intensity, smoky rubber, pepper.

  2. Alex did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes: Nose: A strong and concentrated aroma of peat emerges from this unique Irish Cask Strength Whiskey amplifying in intensity when it reaches the nostrils. Taste: A very strong aggressive start with an enormous peat surge in the middle. Then fireworks of aromas explode in your mouth (fruits, spices, pepper, chocolate) uniting with the peat to give a truly complex taste. Finish: Astonishingly long finish with peat clinging to every crevice in the mouth while remaining sweet and glorious.

     

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  3. mmaclean did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    "An awesome peated Irish malt that will knock unbelievers for six. A

    gentle yet intense peat presence on the palate, this is a brilliantly

    balanced dram that Islay fans will adore. Picked up the top prize in its

    category at the World Whiskey Awards 2010."
    TWE

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