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Overall rating
87.35/100
votes
45
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Adelphi (AD)
Bottling serie
Selection
Vintage
1984
Bottled
02.2012
Stated Age
27 years old
Casktype
Refill Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
2840
Number of bottles
251
Strength
51.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
17 Jan 2012 8:51 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 218.50

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Whisky Reviews for Tamdhu 1984 AD

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.35 points

  1. HammerHead scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Nose: vegetal and herbal with a clear note of almonds and butter, bread dough, some pepper, the fruit is in the background, the likes of lychee, pear and some faint honey. With water I get more wood spices and sour/citrus notes (grapefruit and lime), also a touch of vanilla.

    Taste: an oily mouthfeel, pepper, almonds and a slight fruitiness (bitter oranges). With water the sourness and bitterness shift more to the front (clear grapefruit and oranges now).

    Finish: quite long, nutty with a bread note, peppery with clear oak bitters. With water the finish is shorter and has got less bitterness to it.

    Nice bottling, could have done with an extra touch of sweet fruitiness.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by Adelphi;

    1 of only 251 bottles from cask no. 2840
    Deep gold in colour, such as only comes from first rate American oak. A rich, gentle, comforting nosefeel and a predominantly fruity aroma – a fruit salad including cling peaches, ripe pear, apple, green banana and even a squeeze of lime. A drop of water reinforces its Speyside pedigree, and introduces a hint of pale vanilla sponge. Drinks well at natural strength: sweet, with light acidity and an aftertaste of Terry’s Chocolate Orange. The water enhances the smooth texture, reduces the sweetness and makes the whole impression more tart/acidic. A perfect aperitif.

  3. JacobaEd scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. mr.p9 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  5. Bram84 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  6. Achany scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    just after opening the bottle there is a very clear note of Aceton in the nose. give it some time (1 hour) and this is gone. a lot of oak, spices, pepper. i am missing some more sweetnes, nearly no honey or vanilla. there was not much going on in this one but still interesting dram 
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  8. alectron scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Single Sample. In blind tasting, 09/2014 @ Regionals Mystery Malts
    • Nose
      meaty, winey with some faint sulphur, winegummies, some earthy notes, faint smoke, mineral also some mossy, lychee, linen. (88 / 86 later)
    • Taste
      oily, sweet, bready, salty, rose water, faint bitterness that adds to balance here, faint floral notes / soapyness but not unpleasant. (86)
    • Finish
      grapes, sweet, pears, sweet almonds. (85 / later 83)

  9. Titi94 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by The Whisky Specialist:

    Nose: Sweet, fruity nose with light malt.

    Taste: Sided texture and sweet flavor with light fruit notes.

    Finish: Medium long with chocolate influences.

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