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Overall rating
71.84/100
votes
176
Whiskybase ID
WB51017
Category
Blend
Bottler
Wm. Teacher & Sons Ltd. (WT&S)
Bottling serie
Blended Scotch Whisky
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010093259006
Added on
19 Jan 2014 9:48 am by Toenken
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 15.74

4 × in wishlist

176 × member ratings

340 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Teacher's Highland Cream

32 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 71.84 points

  1. Gweddry scored this whisky 76 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      apricots, yogurt, light dry smoke, lemon pepper,
    • Taste
      initially indistinct, soap, sweet, light smoke,
    • Finish
      faint smoke, sweetness disappears

  2. Kilo1 scored this whisky 61 points Expert Junior

    This, of course, is not the same whiskey that was earlier, the grain base is felt more than malt, the rocks are fresher, but the smoke has faded into the background, if not into the third. But overall the whiskey is pleasant.

  3. Syleo scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    Tasting in a cross-comparison with the lead malt Ardmore Trasitional: The pale gold Teacher's Highland Cream remains, as you would expect, much more reserved in the peat and smoke aromas, which are nevertheless clearly recognizable after pouring. The sweetness is much stronger here, toffee-like, albeit accompanied by a noticeable sharpness, overall the association with ginger jam comes to mind. In addition there is a nice light fruitiness with grapes, prunes and - hm - is it mango? Almost no smoke is revealed in the taste, here the creamy-caramel tones dominate according to the name, at most something slightly nutty and dark chocolate is also added here. In the finish, which also has a certain sharpness, the peat genes are clearly revealed again, a short licking on a piece of partially burned, wet wood is an obvious association. All in all, Teacher's really can't deny his “father” - but for security's sake maybe a blind tasting at some point? In any case, the Teacher's remains one of my preferred inexpensive blends, ideal for every day and every occasion.

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 60 points Connoisseur

    An "everyday blend" ...
    • Nose
      slight alcohol note, fruity (pear), malty,
    • Taste
      soft onset, very light smoke, sweet, malty, some fruit, slightly sprightly, "metallic" youth;
    • Finish
      medium length finish, slight nuttiness in the finish;

  5. holborndrinker scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    it tastes a little watery, but it does taste of something and is quite inoffensive. Good value for money when you consider all the effort that goes into it - at least you're not being ripped off and almost certain to be supped, rather than gather dust.

  6. HUMRIABUCHS scored this whisky 78 points Newbie

    Very long in the mouth. Mark the fragrance of chestnuts, gingerbread and oak wood fumes.
    Malt is present with a good dose of bitterness.
    Excellent value
    Excellent on smoked fish dishes, venison and wild boar meats ....
    • Nose
      77 77
      Dried fruits, confit chestnuts, light vanilla back Complex nose, nervous whatever structured
    • Taste
      80 80
      Frankish attack of malted scents, and smoke of oak wood. Grilled peanuts returns ...
    • Finish
      78 78
      Long in the mouth, very slightly oily on the palate

  7. vmp scored this whisky 80 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      spirity, nutty(cashews),light peat smoke, sweet, slight oak, slight butterscotch, slight vanilla
    • Taste
      Mostly follows the nose.
      peat, butterscotch, slight sweetness, malt,oak,
    • Finish
      Spicy, oak

  8. Dre73 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      78 78

  9. Dre73 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    Best blend, some fresh tones combined with a hint of smoke.
    • Nose
      Fruity, citrus, with a hint of smoke. Later also some banana
    • Taste
      Slightly licorice, some smoke, sweet, caramel or toffee.
    • Finish
      Slightly tingling now, liquorice, some licorice, caramel. Quite short.

  10. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Fine and fruity peat (citrus, melon ...) perfectly melted together. There is also malt, which only remains after some time, the rest fainting. In the mouth, very supple, a little watery of course but we find this sweet melon and sweet spices that make it a very summer dram. Final quite short and relatively neutral. I accompanied this Teacher's by a fishing jockey for dessert and I must confess that I have KIFFE! Enthusiasm 4/5

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