Whiskybase

Sheep Dip 1999

Overall rating
76.81/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Amoroso Oloroso
Vintage
1999
Bottled
03.2012
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Bourbon + Oloroso Sherry Butts Finish
Strength
41.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060232070146
Bottled for
Spencerfield Spirits Co. Ltd.
Added on
25 May 2012 2:47 pm

Average value

€ 54,95

2 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

53 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Sheep Dip 1999

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 76.81 points

  1. André scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    This is a surprisingly good drink with a very nice story. Meanwhile the idea has been followed by several bottlers, but the product was certainly worth it. The rest also disappeared from the store between buying and emptying. This is a bottle that I would have liked to have had one more.

  2. pilgrim77 scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    This is certainly different! It came highly recommended so i was keen to try it. Ridiculously rich nose, full of sweet vanilla (it actually reminded me of Coke floats I used to get as a treat when I was a kid). After a while though, it became too much of a good thing. The crazy levels of vanilla sweetness continue on the palate, masking any other complexity. The finish is medium length, but once again sickly sweet. It`s probably not fair to compare this to other more `standard` whiskies because it is just sooooo different. I can imagine some people absolutely loving it, just not me I`m afraid. Having said that...I`m going to keep this bottle in the cupboard to try again as a post dinner dram one night and see if you need to be `in the mood` to appreciate it fully. 
    • Nose
      71 71
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      65 65

  3. Willie JJ scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    Very strange stuff. Interesting but not that great.
    • Nose
      Light, peachy, lightly floral with a blast of spearmint
    • Taste
      Chicory, coffee and a feather of sulphury bitterness. A fistful of jelly beans.
    • Finish
      Glace cherries, cool mint and Werthers Originals.

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2018


Forgot your password?

Login