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Overall rating
90.85/100
votes
54
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Ramseyer's (Ram)
Vintage
1988
Bottled
05.2014
Stated Age
26 years old
Number of bottles
175
Strength
50.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Aug 2014 3:35 pm by mad69
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 366,00

19 × in wishlist

54 × member ratings

60 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Irish Single Malt 1988 Ram

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.85 points

  1. hettrum scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. checkpointuk scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    http://www.weinkenner.de/2014/drei-whiskys-aus-dem-bourbonfass-von-der-gruenen-insel-34256/ Color: straw yellow
    Nose: Green-flowery with mineral salt, gooseberries, quince, mirabelle, pineapple and creamy-sweet honey. But also with notes of straw and hay, creamy sweets and vanilla. After prolonged breathing, more and more intensive rubbers develop.
    Taste: Sweet, but at the same time tart and salty. Pineapple juice, black pepper and getting saltier and saltier. Notes of a glowing fuse as well as of herbs, fir resin and sweet, ripe apples develop dominant towards the end of the taste.
    Finish: Long - mineral-salty with aromas of white chocolate, vanilla, black tea, pine needles and tart peppermint leaves.
    90 points (nose: 89 / taste: 90 / finish: 90)

  3. EL34 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    I haven't had many Irish whiskies so far. however, this one is of exceptional quality. I don't think there are many casks of 76 tomatins left in the warehouses so I am curious to find an alternative supply of fruity whiskies, glad I've found one
    • Nose
      fruity, clean  and slightly herbal
    • Taste
      light and smooth almost silky. considering this dram is bottled straight from the cask at 50% abv that comes surprisingly (thanks to the triple distillation process:-)
    • Finish
      ... definitely the highlight, no doubt about it.

      a stunning fruitiness driven by blackcurrant as the dominating flavor, love it!

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