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Sheep Dip Islay Blended Malt Scotch Whisky

Overall rating
78.11/100
votes
38
Whiskybase ID
WB61826
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2014
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L19 08 14 5 20:55 B3
Barcode
5060232070528
Added on
01 Dec 2014 1:52 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 32.39

5 × in wishlist

38 × member ratings

60 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Sheep Dip Islay Blended Malt Scotch Whisky

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.11 points

  1. KyotoLefty scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    Appearance: Medium to dep amber orange.

    Nose: Peat smoke, iodine, campfire, caramel, bonito flakes, vanilla, hint of lemon, malt cookies, ginger, cloves.

    Palate: Sweet caramel, campfire smoke, oak, vanilla, iodine, sea salt, malt cookies, apple, lemon.

    Finish: Smoky, salty, vanilla and caramel.

    With Water: Cinnamon-ginger snaps in the nose, mild, smoky, spicy.

    Overall: Smooth and easy drinking with a nice smokiness but not mind-blowing. Very malty and rich. A bit pricy though.

  2. wbarchive_81991 scored this whisky 46 points Member Senior

    Fruity, lots of malt, summer hay drying in the sun. Not peaty. Nose and finish are unimpressive. Taste is OK.
    • Nose
      10 10
      Personally, I smell nothing but alcohol.
    • Taste
      77 77
      Malt, drying hay, somewhat sharp. Flowers.
    • Finish
      50 50
      Very short finish. Malt and alcohol. Not much going on.

  3. keba9591 scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Young peaty whisky, a bit bitter
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      77 77

  4. Shmotch scored this whisky 65 points Newbie

    The bottle still sits 3/4 full in my bar. I found this to be an off putting whisky, the best taste note I can muster is that it tastes like an old tackle box and not in a good way. Take a pass.

  5. Tim-R scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    Nice smooth smoky whisky.

    Pure is good, with a few drops of water even bettter.
    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      65 65

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