An Cnoc Barrow

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Number of bottles
46.0 % Vol.
1000 ml
13.5 ppm
Bottled for
Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
17 Jan 2015 10:04 am by RoyC

Average value

€ 60.82

6 × in wishlist

65 × member ratings

177 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for An Cnoc Barrow

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.67 points

  1. wbarchive_104650 scored this whisky 66 points Expert Senior


  2. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Drier than the Rascan and looking a little younger. I liked the Rascan a little better. Since the overall differences are not earth-shattering, you don't have to buy both.
    • Nose
      also sugary sweet and nice peat smoke. Citrus, grassy and possibly a little younger than the Rascan. But only nuances.
    • Taste
      In the mouth rather on the dry smoky side, the sweetness is still there, but very pushed into the background.
    • Finish
      Pepper, sweet, spicy, dry peat smoke.

  3. stefan_PB scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Very bright, but surprisingly tasty. You don't get off your stool, but it's not a bad whisky
    • Nose
      84 84
      Flavors of cereals and vegetables, light notes of fruit, fine smoke lies above everything
    • Taste
      84 84
      At first only smoke, then there is a lot of sweetness and some fruit, hints of custard and almond notes
    • Finish
      82 82
      In short, but now surprisingly sweet, in the end the smoke and a little oak

  4. drinkingvlad scored this whisky 76 points Member Senior

    For normal price interesting whisky, but for me this was not something very special.
    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. Malthead19 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    - very light white wine (almost water)
    - good NAS whisky,
    - is great to drink, surprisingly soft, tasty and tasty (if you like smoke), the 46% are barely noticeable, great surprise, a bit rougher and edgier than the CUTTER and not so sweet
    - P / L: approx. 50 € the liter is fully in order for the quality
    • Nose
      medium-strong smoke, liquorice, spice, citrus, soft, light character
    • Taste
      softer but intensely smoky onset, slowly increasing smoke with a lot of campfire smoke
    • Finish
      soft medium length finish,
      long soft cold smoke in the aftertaste

  6. schengel10 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    A good Highland Malt - liter bottle - inexpensive!
    [Color] almost clear;
    • Nose
      [N] aromatic smoke, sour lemons, wild herbs, trace vanilla;
    • Taste
      aromatic, citrus-rich gentle onset, pleasant smoke, ash, a little sweetness, vanilla, spice comes up, still young;
    • Finish
      medium-length, aromatic, dry finish; Spice sounds;

  7. M134481 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    A fruity busy whisky. Press together in the sense of having multiple flavor notes. Not wrong. Give this whisky time to air and waltz for so long that it starts to get warm. Very soft and accessible for anyone who likes a little peat.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Caramel and peat. That at first. After letting the whisky air for a while, you can smell pepper and orange peel.
    • Taste
      85 85
      A striking mild taste ... in the beginning alone, but after a second or so you immediately taste the peat. Orange, caramel, pepper and sugar-sweet. While the alcohol pricks on your tongue and you search for more tasting notes, you quickly taste a coffee flavor. Also fruit is indispensable in this whisky, as well as wood from the barrel.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Fruit, coffee with sugar, peat and caramel. Well .. nice! It is unfortunate that 70% is quickly gone from the finish, but the other 30% is nice and stays longer.

  8. Punktar scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    A good whisky. I'm more of a connoisseur of smoky whiskys so it's easy because I like smoke, but it's also hard because I've had my preferences for a long time. The Barrow will certainly not throw my previous favorites from the throne, but may like to be near the throne. I'll definitely try that more often.
    • Nose
      90 90
      First smoke - pleasant smoke, quite strong and spicy. Leather? Smells good and invites you to taste.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Good! Wood smoke and some ash. But completely in the frame. to something citrus fruit. I like it! This citrus fruit like Ardbeg, paired with subtle smoke - a very tasty whisky and certainly also suitable for smoke beginners. Do not get it wrong - it already has smoke!
    • Finish
      75 75
      Pleasant and warming at the beginning, but unfortunately not very long.

  9. LittlePeat scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Color: light straw
    Nose: wood smoke, pine nuts, ornamental quince fruit (spicy & aromatic). The fruitiness is "bright" and just spicy.
    Palate: strong, spicy, clear wood smoke, light fruitiness, pine nuts.
    Finish: medium to long, smoky, fruity, slightly metallic.
    Comment: I can not say exactly what I think of that, but I like it. And for years, although my taste otherwise changes constantly. Two other smoky AnCnocks did not convince me.

  10. Jambon scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

    Peaty but not too heavy. Nice long finish.


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