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Overall rating
86.29/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
That Boutique-y Whisky Company (TBWC)
Bottling serie
Batch 1
Bottled
2013
Number of bottles
486
Strength
55.4 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
28 Jan 2013 2:09 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 87,40

5 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Secret Distillery #1 TBWC

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.29 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 81 points Moderator

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 81 points Moderator

    Unfortunately this one was really not to my liking - it doesn't matter if they wrote which distillery it is but I wouldn't believe anyway
    • Nose
      Green fruits, rather grassy, malty, spices
    • Taste
      Punchy, oily, creamy, vanilla, dry wood
    • Finish
      Medium long, a tad bitter

  3. dicembre29 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Tobacco and raisins. Cinnamon and fresh scones. Some floral notes. Baking spices. Fudge and caramel macchiato. Honey. Creamy caramel with fruit. Rich, rich, rich.

    Palate: Surprisingly tart up front. Followed by big, dark intimidating fruitcake notes. Then some apple. Think a’bunadh meets amaretto with a wee splash of Southern comfort.

    Thoughts: A neat one. Both in character and out of character at the same time. Like seeing this distillery in another dimension.

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  4. whioli scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  5. Titi94 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

    Nose: Big, creaking oak and sherry on the nose. Hints of soft smoke, black coffee and dates. Very inviting!Palate: Rich palate entry. Notes of peppery oak and ground almond. Hints of pralines, dark chocolate and brandy butter. Very intense sherry notes. Spices develop.Finish: Peppery, nutty finish. Spiced.Overall: A hugely sherried, intense whisky - delicious.

  6. Titi94 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Quite ok with the tasting note of The Whisky Club, despite a finish rather medium than long.
    • Nose
      Huge oak and spice notes on the nose. A little sherry, butterscotch and pepper. Black coffee and figs.
    • Taste
      Dates and figs, pepper and huge sherry to the core. A little marzipan and allspice. Very rich and mouth-watering.
    • Finish
      Medium long, peppery finish.

  7. Titi94 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Apparently, the distillery which the whisky has come from is well known for its independence and for its massively sherried whiskies (Glenfarclas ?!).

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