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Kilkerran Work in Progress

Overall rating
85.59/100
votes
203
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
5th Release - Bourbon
Bottled
2013
Casktype
Bourbon Wood
Number of bottles
9000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Label
Blue Label 'Bourbon Wood'
Bottle code
13/204
Added on
13 Jun 2013 3:02 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 90.00

203 × member ratings

457 × in collection

Average 4 x 25 rates

Nose
1
Taste
1
Finish
1
Balance
1

All versions

Category Rating
Nose
22
Taste
21
Finish
21
Balance
21

Tastingtags

27 Notes

Luigisim
Expert Senior Luigisim Review note
08 Jun 2018 9:53 pm
Luigisim gave this whisky 84 points

Massive smell and taste of vanilla. Sort of condensed      taste. The liquid is a bit raw bit still pleasent.

Weighted Rate
84.4
Nose
84
Initial taste
83
Body
83
Finish
84
Price
88
Presentation
88
Rogier Engel
Expert Senior Rogier Engel Review note
20 Apr 2018 8:11 pm
Rogier Engel gave this whisky 82 points
Weighted Rate
82.2
Nose
83
Initial taste
83
Body
83
Finish
82
Price
80
Presentation
80
Rogier
Rien
Expert Senior Rien Review note
25 Feb 2018 6:48 pm
Rien gave this whisky 86 points
Weighted Rate
85.5
Nose
85
Initial taste
86
Body
86
Finish
85
Price
87
Presentation
84
My Collection
Hvdree
Connoisseur Hvdree Review note
18 Jul 2017 10:29 pm
Hvdree gave this whisky 87 points
Weighted Rate
87
Nose
88
Initial taste
87
Body
88
Finish
87
Price
85
Presentation
85
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Achany
Connoisseur Achany Review note
29 May 2017 10:09 am
Achany gave this whisky 85 points

well balanced, sweet and malty whisky! vanilla and oaky spices, even a little peppery. grassy. Really well balanced. found this one in may 2017 for € 45,- which i consider a quite reasonable price for this fine bottle

Weighted Rate
85
Nose
84
Initial taste
86
Body
85
Finish
85
Price
88
Presentation
82
rpvdwel
Connoisseur rpvdwel Review note
26 May 2017 3:06 pm
rpvdwel gave this whisky 85 points
Weighted Rate
85.1
Nose
86
Initial taste
85
Body
85
Finish
84
Price
86
Presentation
85
lachaineduwhisky
Expert Senior lachaineduwhisky Tasting note
25 Mar 2017 2:28 pm
Color
Pale gold
Nose

D'abord minéral, évoquant l'ardoise, assez direct, il donne ensuite du malt, une tourbe fermière et des pommes granny smith. Plus tard, le fût de bourbon prend l'ascendant.

Taste

Bien plus doux que l'annonce le nez (miel, vanille...), il a une belle texture, mais reste néanmoins un peu anguleux - signe de jeunesse.

Finish

Plutôt délicate et fruitée, belle persistance sur les épices douces.

Comments

Un bon WIP, mais pas le meilleur.

Enthousiasme 3/5
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hfos
Expert Senior hfos Review note
07 Mar 2017 11:41 am
hfos gave this whisky 83 points
Weighted Rate
82.5
Nose
83
Initial taste
83
Body
83
Finish
82
Price
81
Presentation
82
Waykid
Expert Junior Waykid Tasting note
26 Jul 2016 11:30 am
Waykid gave this whisky 84 points
Color
White wine
Nose

The smokiness faintly lingers around, green apple, liquorice and salmiak, vanilla, plaster, some honey, lemon and lemongrass. Opens up nicely.

Taste

Smoky lemon, honey, a distinctive combination of vanilla and mild smoke. Some syrupy notes with a savoury salmiak. Rather pungent and bitterish.

Finish

Middle-long, pleasantly malty, faintly smoky.

Comments

A quite nice one though not really many-faceted. It is okay but the wonders Serge found in this are obviously unobtainable to my senses. Probably the bitterness is too hard to handle for me..

Daan Tje
Connoisseur Daan Tje Review note
14 Apr 2016 4:42 pm
Daan Tje gave this whisky 84 points
Weighted Rate
83.5
Nose
83
Initial taste
85
Body
85
Finish
85
Price
86
Presentation
73
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