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Overall rating
87.48/100
votes
23
Category
Single Grain
Distillery
Bottler
That Boutique-y Whisky Company (TBWC)
Bottled
2012
Number of bottles
252
Strength
41.6 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Label
Coffey Still
Added on
04 Jan 2013 12:35 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 221,72

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23 × member ratings

31 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Invergordon Batch 1 TBWC

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.48 points

  1. Mr.Sandwich did not rate this whisky Expert Senior



    Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

    Nose:
    Massively deep and concentrated nose with creamy caramel and those
    hints of rancio one gets in a very good, old brandy. Black pepper and
    toffee apples. Old leather.
    Palate:
    Unctuous, almost syrupy palate entry with stem ginger and cassia bark.
    Hints of nutmeg, clove oil and over-ripe black grapes. Black treacle
    too...
    Finish: Long and toffee-led finish. All kinds of spice notes too, particularly more of those black pepper notes.




  2. Dre73 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    The scent of this whiskey is really great, deliciously sweet and complex. Unfortunately, that does not quite come back in the taste and finish.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. Dre73 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    The scent of this whiskey was by far the best, just super tasty. This creates a very high expectation pattern, and that is not completely fulfilled unfortunately. Many of the sweet and some fruity notes from the smell do not come back in the taste. As smooth as he smells, he drinks a bit stiffly.
    • Nose
      Glue! But then: sweet, honey, coconut, vanilla, cake. Little cinnamon in the background. Alcohol only in the background. Later also some fresh (pine?) Wood comes through, toffee, caramel. And some orange, and after a bit longer a sweet, sweeteny smell comes along, gumballs.
    • Taste
      Despite the low Abv, the taste is surprisingly full. Feels equally dry and stiff, slightly bitter in the background (wood influences?). Vanilla, honey, mint, and also a light pepper. Ginger, milk chocolate.
    • Finish
      Medium-long, where especially the bitter and woody lingers longer. Light pepper, dry. Again ginger, honey.

  4. fgg scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    After more than an hour the dram drunk, the experience is almost the same as before.
    No water used. ABV was normal, the dram was wonderfully soft.
    I like this. I think I can find my way here.
    Score: 86-89
    • Nose
      After 5 min: Again glue accompanied by grapefruit or orange. Something sweet, not much. After 30 min: The glue is still there, but slightly less. after a lot of sniffing, something of anise comes up and a smell reminds me of the cabbage fields of North Holland. Not tasty, but fortunately far enough in the background.
    • Taste
      After 5 min: Something oily, not much and the smell of the orange comes back in the taste. A bit of wood on the back of the tongue. Light and creamy. After 30 min: Still oily, even creamier, you feel the whiskey thicken on the tongue.
    • Finish
      After 5 min: Medium After 30 min: Medium to long

  5. fgg scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. Defeatless scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Odor:
    Classic glue scent, 5 min later, sweet cotton candy, flowers perfume, but the glue air continues to dominate. After 15 minutes a hint of sherry.

    Taste:
    Super sweet, looks like bourbon so I suspect a high corn content. Glue flavor is also there. After a while, there will also be a bit of a sherry taste. And chocolate after an hour.

    Body:
    Full and fat

    Finish: Medium to long. Sweet as in candy, some glue and some wood

    Comments: 86 points. I found the glue to be a bit overwhelming, but all in all not a very bad starter
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. squaadgras scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. Bram84 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Grain tasting HWF 2017
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  9. mikespike scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Those Invergordons are really lovely. This one is not as deep and mature as the recent 1972er bottlings, but it tastes still quite round and balanced, so i would guess that this is 30Y+.
    Nice cask influence, some tannins, some sweet notes - great drink.

  10. cavalier66 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Banana fritter, flambé, caramel, sweet, coconut (milk?), creme caramel, vanilla. Not over oaked but there are some good tannins. Sweet. Dessert whisky for sure. Tertiary herbal flavours emerge.

    Rumour has it there is 41 year old whisky in here - tastes like it.

    One of the better single grains I have tasted - recommended at the original price (£60-odd quid for 50cl).

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