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Overall rating
91.16/100
votes
39
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Adelphi (AD)
Bottling serie
Slaney Malt
Vintage
1988
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
24 years old
Casktype
First Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
10516
Number of bottles
188
Strength
56.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
24 Oct 2012 4:36 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 285,00

27 × in wishlist

39 × member ratings

29 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Limerick 1988 AD

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.16 points

  1. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by Adelphi;

    1 of only 180 bottles from cask no. 10516Archibald Walker added Limerick Distillery in Ireland to his portfolio, which also included Loch Katrine Adelphi Distillery in Glasgow. As an homage to this, and the fact the current Adelphi has reached its 20 year milestone of independent bottling, we have been fortunate enough to extract a wonderful, and very rare cask from an unnamed distillery in Ireland. Matured in an American oak ex-Bourbon barrel, this is a rich copper colour with orange lights and a good bead. The orange colour continues into the taste, with an immediate nose of Seville oranges, orange zest, tangerines and tangerine oil, becoming Gran Marnier. Then, Rowantree blackcurrant Fruit Pastels, bung cloth and rancio. Very sweet to start with toffee and fudge, mango, papaya and guava – a peppery tropical fruit salad. Bitter almonds, macadamia nuts, blackcurrant juice and spice in the medium length finish.

  2. thijs100 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    I don’t think I’ve ever tasted a whisky as fruity as this one. Incroyable. Mostly tropical fruit, some citrus as well. The taste is more of the some. Fruit, fruit, and even more fruit with some vanilla and herbs. What a wonderful surprise. The one thing I wonder: might this Limerick get a bit boring when working your way through an entire bottle? But for now, who cares. Can I have some more please?

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