Inchgower 14-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Flora & Fauna
Stated Age
14 years old
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
29 nov 2013 8:00 pm

Average value

€ 104.38

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20 × member ratings

82 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Inchgower 14-year-old

5 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 81.38 points.

  1. dRambo scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    rather unspectacular bourbon barrel (presumably) - not quite my taste, tastes like a mixture of Speyburn 12 and Springbank 10 - if you give it time benefits the nose, which I like here the best.
    • Nose
      At first slightly metallic bitter on the nose, slightly sourish with light wine notes, citrus, lime, canned pineapple, apples
    • Taste
      sweet and sour - white gummy bears with harsh toasty aromas, cereals, spicy, mineral, viscous - nice creamy mouthfeel
    • Finish
      flat and quite short, slightly dry, slightly bitter - sourish

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  3. Maltimizer scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
      First citrus fruits and vanilla powdered sugar, menthol, then canned pineapple and in the background lovage
    • Taste
      79 79
      Creamy, very sweet, and unfortunately thin in taste! Light fruit, some coconut water, mint and very little oak spice
    • Finish
      75 75
      Short and dry, then pretty sweet and a bit metallic

  4. cloudyweedram scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    A very clean, refreshing dram. Perhaps better enjoy it with desert.
    • Nose
      Menthol first, then mossy woodland; there's a little lime, and some digestive biscuits. Sugary fairy floss, and refreshing unripe yellow fruits. But mostly mosses.
    • Taste
      Very clean and crispy, like chardonnay white wine. Felt like this baby is much less than 43% ABV as stated.
    • Finish
      Long and nutty, some almond at the back.

  5. Fat Bastard! scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. C_a_r_s_t_e_n scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    First of all:
    My own grading system goes from 1 to 10 and after a long deliberation, it breaks into WB points:
    48 - 57 - 65 - 72 - 78 - 83 - 87 - 90 - 93 - 95

    I give the INCHGOWER 14 from the Flora & Fauna series 4 out of 10 points.

    4 points are: You certainly do not have to try it, but you can still drink it.
    In my view, in no case a buy recommendation.
    • Nose
      After pouring the dram from the fresh opened bottles, I smell a lot of citrus and a significant portion of vanilla sweetness. The alcohol draws despite 43% vol. strong through the nose, but in my view with just opened bottles very common.
      15 minutes later, the alcohol is much less noticeable. The citrus note remains strong and I like it unexpectedly well. The vanilla has changed into a very light, powdery sweetness in the background. I feel like I also smell a hint of nutmeg. But that could just be the wood of the barrel.
      The nose is very nice.
    • Taste
      Sweet, soft, creamy, but unfortunately also thin in taste. A hint of bitterness is recognizable.
      The second sip of the bitterness for a short moment still seems to be a very immature pear.
    • Finish
      Despite the 14 years, (probably) multiple used bourbon barrels often seem to me like the famous, metallic youth. So here too. Instead of metallic, I could also get involved in very mineral. Then the finish fades very fast and the tongue is somehow furry.

  7. dRambo scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80


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