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Overall rating
84.47/100
votes
20
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Adelphi (AD)
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
12 years old
Number of bottles
1483
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
15 Mar 2013 12:42 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 99.00

4 × in wishlist

20 × member ratings

21 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Fascadale Release No. 5 AD

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.47 points

  1. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    a nice solid malt
    has only slight oak notes and I like that
    • Nose
      Vanilla, sherry, slightly sweet, minimal smoke decreases, cheese, good leather !, light lemon, light orange, heather, pears come
    • Taste
      oily / creamy, full and strong / heavy on the palate
      light vanilla, light oak, spicy, sherry, milk chocolate, milk coffee, tobacco, smoke notes
    • Finish
      long
      light oak, sherry, minimal smoke, tart becomes stronger, chocolate so 75%, espresso, dry autumn leaves

  2. Koalafant scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Blind keying 23.02.2018 => 88/100

  3. wbarchive_104650 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    I like him. Overall, the HP 12yo OA very similar, but the Fascadale packs in nose, taste and finish again a fad on it and acts more intense and thus not too round (complacent) like the OA. And that's exactly what I like.
    • Nose
      a mixture of bitter herbs and sweet honey; There is a slightly smoky note reminiscent of a smokehouse; slightly salty with apples and lemon; a little menthol from the alcohol is present in the background; pepper
    • Taste
      a bit of smoke, again pretty dry and in addition comes a neat portion of oak; again honey and lemons, it constantly changes between bitter and sweet, cereals
    • Finish
      medium-long and beautifully spicy with neat light oak; honey is added to that, on the whole it looks a bit fleshy; again decent smoke; At the end, the oak is pressed again neatly. There remains a taste of smoked meat

  4. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Cereals, vanilla, fresh, honey, apples 
    • Taste
      Citrus, mineral, grassy, heather
    • Finish
      Medium long, bitter, citrus

  6. Magnus Hillman scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    This is a powerful dram characterized by cereal and pepper in my opinion. Some fruit in the background, specially on the nose. Fells young and the characteristics of Highland Park peat is there. Probably refill bourbon casks. Thanks Thorbjörn Schönmeyr for the super sized sample :-)

    (Rating interval 82-86)
    • Nose
      A lot of cereal, vanilla crackers and well-balanced peat. Lime oregano artificial lemon and melon flavored sherbet.
    • Taste
      Creamy vanilla, mineral and smoky herbs are followed by a blast of mixed pepper corns, black pepper, white pepper and even cayenne pepper.
    • Finish
      The finish is warm and rather short with lemon pepper and smoky table salt. 

  7. Erik Elixir did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    4 casks of Highland Park

  8. SilentStill scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Good material for a very good price. You can not expect more here. Well-accessible aromas with a recognizable red (herbal) thread make joy.
    • Nose
      Meadow-savvy on no longer quite fresh leather, mossy forest floor, but also quite fresh with quite recognizable coastal flavors and a gentle hint of smoke that accompanies all flavors.
    • Taste
      Stronger and more voluminoeser than the nose. The 46% are sufficiently powerful rueber. Some aromas of mild tobacco, Italian herbs (basil, thyme and also oregano).
    • Finish
      The herbs are also dominant here. A bit thin at the back, but good in length.

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