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Overall rating
84.36/100
votes
16
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Jack Wiebers Whisky World (JW)
Bottled
2014
Casktype
Oak Cask
Casknumber
530
Strength
56.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 Oct 2014 9:41 am by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 51,05

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Level Username
Newbie fumistess

16 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Expert Senior Babelfisch42
89
Connoisseur Maaseikwhiskyhead
89
Expert Senior Gondwana
88
Moderator Dyno
86
Member Senior fravertje
86
Expert Senior filleadh mhòr
86
Connoisseur JSW
86
Expert Senior Willie JJ
85
Expert Junior VollePulle
85
Expert Senior WhiskyTrail
84
Specialist bakerman
84
Expert Senior WhiskyKravitz
83
Expert Senior SteveW110
82
Connoisseur Hemdl
80
Expert Junior tymiek
77
Member Senior NBSteensen
63

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Whisky Reviews for Classic of Islay Vintage 2014 JW

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.36 points

  1. VollePulle scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. Dyno scored this whisky 86 points Moderator

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Willie JJ scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    My palate is well used tonight and I think it's helping me to get through to some of the subtleties of this fiesty young peat monster. I would recommend drinking it later on, because its intensity overwhelms a fresh palate.
    • Nose
      Nosing the bottle is like sniffing a freshly opened bag of Smokey bacon crisps, but in the glass there is much more to it with elements of the seashore, ozone and a whiff of diesel fumes from a trawler in the harbour.
    • Taste
      Plenty of the Smokey bacon delivered on the palate though. Ashy, but not in a drying way as there is a juicy element to it. I guess it's the malt that is carrying it through the smoke. Delicious barley sugars are in evidence.
    • Finish
      Layers of delicious smoked meats coated in sweetness like it was marinated in honey. Some salt is present to balance the sweetness.

  4. filleadh mhòr scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    a secure mean to survive in winter. it's not sophisticated, but it's good and reliable. my rates differ from 85 to 87. anyways good whisky for little money. 
    • Nose
      peatsmoke, plums in bacon, roast pork, knuckle to be precise, fat roasted and salted peanuts, peanut puffs, earthy notes, moss, wet autumn leaves, mushrooms, some chocolate covered candy oranges, malt and a touch of cardboard.
    • Taste
      strong, punchy arrival, sweet malt sugar, very salty in the same time, white and black pepper add, woody notes, then the knuckle, the peanuts, the mushrooms 
    • Finish
      rather long on oak, peppered knuckle, peanuts, ash

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