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Overall rating
85.91/100
votes
39
Whiskybase ID
WB33181
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Archives (Arc)
Bottling serie
Third Release
Vintage
05.1995
Bottled
04.2012
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
50035
Number of bottles
60
Strength
51.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
01 Jun 2012 6:06 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 65.00

13 × in wishlist

39 × member ratings

26 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Imperial 1995 Arc

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.91 points

  1. BeatF scored this whisky 84 points Moderator

    Fruity, the bourbon barrel also gives off vanilla. Something grassy. Edelbitter.

  2. Lafroy scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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

  3. markjedi1 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A very straightforward, no nonsense dram, but oh so good. Around 65 EUR,
    but long gone.
    • Nose
      What a wonderfully clean, creamy and fruity nose! Loads of citrus,
      mostly oranges, but also banana and peach. Hard pineapple candy. Becomes more
      and more exotic. Fresh and bright, without losing itself in complexity.
    • Taste
      On the palate, it is very creamy and fruity as well. Peach and oranges
      return, upholstered with lemon zest and liquorice. Slightly peppery. Some kinine. Tonic? Perfectly quaffable without
      diluting.
    • Finish
      The long finish is a perfect continuation of the palate. Slightly drying
      towards the end.

  4. I_SPEY scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    This whisky has lots of vanilla in its nose as well as bananas, (pine)apples and peaches.So, a very nice nose!

    The taste has a full, waxy body, is creamy, fruity. And my favourite part : the lemon-zest with liquorice and pepper!                  

    The finish is long, clean, fresh with that lovely waxy aftertaste.

    A perfect, clean Imperial. 

    Thanks for the tip, Menno!!

  5. magic_slim scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Something interesting to discover, away from mainstream.
    Thank you Whiskybase for the sample!
    • Nose
      Vanilla, grassy and fruity notes plus a whiff of cardboard at first nosing. The aroma is light and quite simple but pleasant. The fruityness is real nice with mainly oranges.
    • Taste
      Warming and very fruity, with mirabelle schnapps and some pepper. There is also toffee aroma and something reminding me of Schweppes Bitter Orange. Pleasant.
    • Finish
      Long and good but a little cardboard is coming up.

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