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Overall rating
40.00/100
votes
32
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
2008
Bottled
14.10.2011
Stated Age
03 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
06
Number of bottles
2011
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
21 Nov 2012 7:40 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 249,00

2 × in wishlist

32 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Abhainn Dearg 2008

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 40.00 points

  1. Glenjasper scored this whisky 48 points Connoisseur

    Sorry, Abhainn Dearg, for my voting.

    But seriously: Who spends 200.00 EUR for a 3-year old whisky?

    And then it tastes of pure spirit.

    I would like to support you, but pharmacists prices for discounted quality ??? I can buy a bottle of Klosterfrau-Melissengeist right away. I get more percents for my money.

    However, your whisky has character and I believe that your whisky lacks 12 to 15 years shelf life.

    I'm glad if you offer a 15- or 18-year-old whisky at realistic prices - if you can continue this way.

    The rating is based on a 200.00 EUR whisky. And your whisky was by far the worst I've ever tasted.
    • Nose
      60 60
    • Taste
      45 45
    • Finish
      40 40

  2. Ila-Maus scored this whisky 55 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      57 57
    • Taste
      54 54
    • Finish
      54 54

  3. Headhunter666 scored this whisky 57 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      59 59
    • Taste
      55 55
    • Finish
      57 57

  4. Callanish scored this whisky 85 points Member Junior

    It is a 3 years old whisky that was manufactured in a harsh reality and I would say Abhainn Dearg will never be for "branded" whisky drinkers, who are comfortable to fall over each marketing stick brought into way by the big ones. It has a definite originality and character that no other scotch has today. I am looking forward to see this whisky 15 years plus.

  5. Stewie scored this whisky 11 points Member Senior

    A very young, harsh whisky that has a kind of metallic finish
    • Nose
      50 50
      Insipid
    • Taste
      49 49
      Flowery but harsh
    • Finish
      35 35
      Metallic

  6. Peatpilgrim scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Quite enjoyable. I dont know why everybody is bashing Abhainn Dearg, hey its just young spirit. I think this is going to be some very nice, characterfull whisky!
    • Nose
      Salmon, chickpeas, chili, peat, wet, shrimps,green, moist, dried flowers, wet dog, slightly fruity, smokey, salt, moss, ropes, oil, wet fire, fish, scallops, coconut, gingerbread, garnment, tropical fruits, sea,old cupboard, pears
    • Taste
      Wooden fire, fish, scallops, yoghurt, green, peat, dried grass, fire,sweet-sour, hearty, gingerbread, figs, cold, ice, nutmeg, alcohol, anise, cloves, cinnamon, peaty, dried fish, vulkano-rocks, saxifraga, oranges, german pear-destillate, whitempepper, raspberries
    • Finish
      Peaty afterglow, raspberries, salt, sweetness, engine oil and freshly washed laundry in ice-cold weather

  7. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 162 € at Whiskyauction in Apr. 2015

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