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Overall rating
90.50/100
votes
54
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Bottling serie
Whisky-Schiff Zürich 2014
Vintage
1988
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Refill Barrel
Number of bottles
183
Strength
48.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Joint Bottling with Acla da Fans
Added on
18 Oct 2014 7:23 pm by RoyalScotsman
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 400,00

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Whisky Reviews for Irish Single Malt Whiskey 1988 TWA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.50 points

  1. LordShadow did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This is one of the best Irish Whiskys I've tried so far.
    But the best thing on this bottle is the absolut hilarious misprint on the Label.
    '' Irish Single Malt Scotch Whisky'' Lmao
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 89 points Moderator

    Irish fruity and herbal
    • Nose
      89 89
      Malty, dry hay, honeydew, little herbal, grapefruits, pineapple, little leafy too - not bad
    • Taste
      89 89
      Oily, fruity, citrus fruits, sirupy, good sweetness, peaches, apples, more herbal
    • Finish
      88 88
      Medium long, warm, spicy, zesty

  3. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Tropical fruits from nose to finish, definitely one of the best Irish malts I have had the chance to try

  4. Maltmaniac72 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Solid Irish. Could take a little more body.
    • Nose
      Soft aroma, very fresh and youthful, but perfumed from time to time. The basic note is kräutrig-spicy-mentholig (sage), quite typical of Irish malts. Add vanilla, honey, caramelized biscuit, cheese quark cake and creme brulee. 44 points
    • Taste
      Very fine oiliness, thin streaks on the glass. Spicy, peppery onion (white pepper, ginger), dry-sweet with lots of citrus, hard caramel, freshly processed wood and honey. Creamy texture, kräutriger middle part. Also known here from Irish barrels. 43 points.
    • Finish
      Long, fiery-spicy, a little vanilla and citrus.

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