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Tullibardine 228

Overall rating
80.88/100
votes
396
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Burgundy Finish
Bottled
14.10.2013
Casktype
Burgundy Finish
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L13/8856
Barcode
5060074861261
Added on
15 Mar 2013 5:22 pm

Average value

€ 38.26

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Whisky Reviews for Tullibardine 228

72 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.88 points

  1. MaltMartin scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    A typical Tullibardine profile for me.
    • Nose
      Malty and yeasty. Cereal. Some fruity notes of pear and melon. A little bit dusty.
    • Taste
      Smooth and creamy. Juicy oakiness. Fruity sweetness of apricots and plums. Slightly spiced later on.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Becomes quite bitter at the end.

  2. Spencer5 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    The smell is better than the taste, the finish almost does not exist. Maybe in higher ABV taste and finish would have more to offer.
    • Nose
      85 85
      vanilla, fruit, something sweet, almonds, wine
    • Taste
      81 81
      wood, cake, caramel
    • Finish
      78 78
      short oil for dough

  3. Brunobaer1887 scored this whisky 57 points Expert Junior

    One of the most disappointing drams of my life, the rest I gave away to an unknown alcoholic from my area (placed on the wall in front of the door)

  4. Syleo scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Overall, despite the NAS, it has a beautiful burgundy finish: light without appearing flat, fruity without drowning in wine and hard to beat in terms of price-performance.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Red-gold, almost like polished copper, the 228 Tulli paints a heavy edge and amazingly thick streaks on the glass wall. Are there caramel candies? So if so, they should smell the same! Plentiful sugar candy in a fruit tea could also get in - a freshly opened raisin bag, red grapes, slightly unripe strawberries and oranges play into each other. At most, the barrel can be seen as a light nut note, a few crumbs of shortbread and malt with all the fruit remind of fruit muesli. In addition, there are also quite floral notes of herbs, parsley and lavender. A nice fruity nose that does not drown in the wine and fruit aromas.
    • Taste
      79 79
      The citrus fruits in the mouth play fruity, even slightly minty, from oranges and lemon to slightly bitter grapefruit, with a few spoons of vanilla sauce poured over them. Again no wood, but from the third sip onwards, stronger hazelnuts and marzipan, with a certain acidity and slight bitterness.
    • Finish
      74 74
      The mint also runs down the throat, now a hint of oak meets butter biscuits in the medium-long finish and burns with a slight acidity and winy memories.

  5. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    nice tasty easy-drinking-dram with super PLV
    I like him
    • Nose
      nice wine notes !!, light leather and increases, tart note, red apples become more, tannins, Christmas spices, oak becomes stronger, raspberry, green herbs, sweetness becomes stronger, vanilla comes, so simple sweet candies from childhood
    • Taste
      soft and silky on the palate
      Wine notes, red berries, soapy notes, floral, green herbs, dark caramel, oak, slightly raisin, spicy increases, the alcohol tingles somewhat
    • Finish
      short to medium long
      Oak, red apple, tart, dark berries, goes from sweet to bitter

  6. Likudi scored this whisky 60 points Moderator

    • Nose
      66 66
    • Taste
      57 57
    • Finish
      57 57

  7. Mich80 scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

  8. Mich80 scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  9. Martin1965 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Chocolate, vanilla, fruits, wine
    • Taste
      Full, creamy, fruit, cocoa
    • Finish
      Long and spicy

  10. Squinugie scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

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