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Overall rating
90.67/100
votes
56
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Daily Dram (DD)
Bottling serie
The Nectar of the Daily Drams
Vintage
1987
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Ex Bourbon
Strength
51.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
joint bottling with La Maison du Whisky
Added on
05 Apr 2014 10:03 am by tomso
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 413,07

34 × in wishlist

56 × member ratings

69 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ireland 1987 DD

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.67 points

  1. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Thanks to XVII for the sample
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      91 91

  2. ManoCornuta scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    What a bomb of exotic fruits / white and Pomelos !! The nose is beautiful The mouth is well complex with always these fruits and spices A final a bit tangy, but the retro-olfaction is superb and even appear honey! Yum ! 92/100 if I could put 92.5 I would have put it!
    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. Jeep51 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Huge fruity. If we had to find a fault it would be this drought in the final
    • Nose
      A ton of fruit. What an exoticism! Passion, mango, guava, ripe papaya, pomegranate. Apricot jam as well as beeswax. Perfectly perfect.
    • Taste
      Bwah! May be even better than the nose. The attack is really creamy. We find all these exotic fruits very ripe. Dried apricots, bananas, dates, vanilla. And then light woody, toasted notes that bring a little structure.
    • Finish
      Long. Obviously ... fruity. May be a little dry.

  4. Dede scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    The nose is superb, very fruity, exotic, more acidic than, say a Benriach 1976, but just as exuberant. Pineapple still lacking maturity, peach, vanilla, wax. It's really very pretty.

    The mouth is a little less successful for my taste. Not that the fruits are absent (mandarin, papaya), but they are more withdrawn, having to share the front of the stage with greener notes and spices (ginger, white pepper).

    The finish is quite long, at first fruity, exotic, then developing on vegetal notes, the fruit passing in the background.

    A very nice whisky, but I would not put the 315 euros requested. In the exotic style, I would still prefer to lengthen a little to get a Benriach 1976 on WA which are, for those I've tasted, a notch above this Irish.

  5. Finlaggan scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    My review can be found here:
    http://themaltdesk.blogspot.dk/2015/03/a-streak-of-irish-whisky-various.html

  6. very_bad_day scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Too good!
    • Nose
      Exotic fruits: acid papaya, mango and pineapple. Less exotic fruits: citrus fruits and pear. There is an apple pie side (apple / cinnamon). We also smell sweet spices. Nicely complex.
    • Taste
      The least we can say is that it is very intense. Whisky literally solicits all my taste buds. Perfect harmony between the acidity of exotic fruits, cane sugar and fresh ginger. There is a very pleasant sea salt side at the end of the mouth. Alcohol is at its optimal level.
    • Finish
      Very long on sweet fruits and sweet spices.

  7. checkpointuk scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    http://www.weinkenner.de/2014/drei-whiskys-aus-dem-bourbonfass-von-der-gruenen-insel-34256/ Color: straw yellow
    Nose: Tingling salt rises in the nose, followed by vanilla flavors, gooseberries and apples. Mostly dull and mild, but sometimes pungent salty. Fruit gum and tobacco ... then again dull and mild.
    Taste: Delicate consistency with tingling minerality. A salty spice spreads - fresh and dry. Notes of leather, honey, bland herbs and rhubarb characterize the mouthfeel.
    Finish: Medium length - resin, fresh pine needles, herbs and spicy-aromatic tea. In addition, light, juicy notes of freshly split wood.
    Note: Tingling salt throughout and nose like chameleon.
    91 points (nose: 90 / taste: 91 / finish: 91)

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