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Edradour 15-year-old The Fairy Flag

Overall rating
85.15/100
votes
293
Whiskybase ID
WB58718
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Bourbon + Fresh Oloroso Sherry Cask
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5021944087815
Added on
08 Oct 2014 9:26 am by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 180.00

37 × in wishlist

293 × member ratings

623 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Edradour 15-year-old The Fairy Flag

38 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.15 points

  1. Moses scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A house whisky from us. Therefore difficult to evaluate neutrally here. The nose is the most controversial part of this bottle. But the rest is of a high standard for everyone. It is not for nothing that it is very popular with Ralfy. 91/100 ... just saying!
    • Nose
      It starts very dark with an enormous amount of sherry. But you immediately get the feeling that something doesn't fit. With everything like berries, mint, chocolate etc. he always makes a little detour into a strange note. Explanation attempt: "A tobacco soaked in strong alcohol packed in an old leather pouch." But somehow I like that;)
    • Taste
      For me this is the best part. Sherry takes precedence over whisky spirit. He hits the nuts, chocolate and toffee rails full pipe. Sweetly woody and with a variety of dried fruits, it brings a taste bud experience that goes well beyond 15 years. Respect. This bottle is dangerously delicious! A masterpiece.
    • Finish
      Clearly long. Thereby it becomes again briefly spicy and fruity, sweet and woody. At the end he leaves the stage with a nutty long warming farewell song. Pouring again is the order of the day. But it is not a dram for every evening! Very special. At the end I have apple pie with cinnamon.

  2. Sir MaHei scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. Lu Cifer scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. DrunkDude scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

  5. penumbra scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    Tannin, tannin, tannin, and collapsed, I always feel that edradour has the potential to become springbank, but why is springbank so powerful, because each model is different, there is no bad taste, and edradour, bad taste Quite a lot.
    • Nose
      Egg white, soy fat, oak, raisins
    • Taste
      Spicy, wood chips, high tannin, sour, okara, fat, protein
    • Finish
      Tannin

  6. The_Independent scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    An exceptional filling with strong and exciting aromas - no ordinary sherry whisky. The mushroom aroma in combination with the slightly soapy touch are a little too personal to me personally.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Plum compote, sweet sherry, rice pudding, spices, a clear mushroom note, a bit soapy
      with water: leather, forest honey, wax, dried fruit replaces the compote; Over time, juicy orange comes along
    • Taste
      84 84
      Full-bodied, the alcohol makes for a strong start, clear Sherrynoten, less sweet than expected, significantly bitter, espresso and walnut
    • Finish
      84 84
      The finish is medium long and quite dry. It dominate dark oak tones and the espresso. In addition comes the mushroom note as well as some orange peel.

  7. Julia E S scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    I added some water immediately. Do the whisky well! nose Plum roaster and subtle leather; a little later, a hazelnut is added. Over time, the hazelnut gets stronger. Even later, the citrus notes become stronger (juice oranges). The leathery notes may be more present without water. taste Full and intense on the tongue. The plum roaster and the hazelnuts are immediately present. The hazelnuts together with the chocolatey notes immediately turn into a good hazelnut cream. Later it's more in the direction of apricot dumplings.
    leaving Long and slightly rockier; the hazelnuts and plum flavors have come to stay. At the very end it turns red and meaty. Add to that a floral touch. Maybe some lavender and along with something meaty. Pork medaillion in a lavender crust. That could come ... Very fine whisky. The aromas are very exciting and it develops great in the glass. What more do you want.

  8. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    a really delicious malt, I really liked the nose

  9. MadScientist scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  10. Crann feàrna scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

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