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Overall rating
89.98/100
votes
57
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Daily Dram (DD)
Bottling serie
The Nectar of the Daily Drams
Vintage
1989
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
24 years old
Casktype
Rum Cask
Casknumber
16262
Strength
42.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Joint Bottling with La Maison du Whisky
Added on
01 Oct 2014 9:49 pm by Bishlouk
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 295,00

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48 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ireland 1989 DD

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.98 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Exotic fruits delicious (mango, among others). I look up at the sky of pleasure, because I waited for them firmly. Fresh grass. Then, more discreet, vanilla, caramel, toasted wood, baked bread. In the mouth, silky texture where we find all the exotic fruits with a balance sweet / bitter a little wobbly. Wood tannins maybe. 42.2 °? Is it a deliberate reduction option or is the Gulf Stream making angels very thirsty in Ireland? Finale on the exotic fruits again - it's the red thread of this dram - which draws limit on the chewing gum, but it dries up very quickly - evoking in passing a drink with vermouth - and delivering a rather strong bitterness . I was expecting more greed here.

    Enthusiasm 4/5

  2. spigray scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    n: very fresh and fragrant, loads of sweet-sour fruits, mango and green apple.
        a little mint and freshly mown grass. after a few minutes its getting a little spicier
        and the oak shines through but not much.
    t:  initially sweet with a creamy mouthfeel. it is bursting with tropical fruits like mango, lychees and a few tangerines. also perfumy, maybe a tad too much.
    f: long on these lovely fruit coctail.
    comments: very good, just a little too perfumy for my taste

    89/100

  3. spigray scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. Bishlouk scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    The nose is completely WAOUW!
    • Nose
      Basket of exotic fruits freshly diced (banana, pineapple, mango). Very present floral freshness. Slightly spicy.
    • Taste
      Fruit peel, grapefruit zest, lots of fruits everywhere!
    • Finish
      Small tingling of sweet spices. Fruity drying declining.

  5. very_bad_day scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    The best Rum Cask I've tasted!
    • Nose
      It smells too good !! Banana (unmissable), sweet mango (ditto), melon, haribo candy, rum dessert, cannel and ginger. Exotic to death!
    • Taste
      The same! Exotic fruits, cane sugar and spicy spice are all well-known. It's mellow and round, a treat. A flat: lack of punch ..
    • Finish
      Long, slightly woody but still fruity.

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