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Overall rating
91.25/100
votes
168
Whiskybase ID
WB66496
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Daily Dram (DD)
Bottling serie
The Nectar of the Daily Drams
Vintage
1991
Bottled
2015
Stated Age
23 years old
Strength
54.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Apr 2015 7:19 am by BWhisky
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 536.67

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168 × member ratings

199 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ireland 1991 DD

28 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.25 points

  1. sagara-kun scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Quite surprised by the profile of this Irishman given his reputation. In my glass, the fruit was clearly behind the influence of the sherry.
    • Nose
      89 89
      The first nose is quite grassy. Seaweed, pu erh, salted butter caramel.
      We continue on leather, tobacco, cigar. It's fat.
      Sherry takes the lead with cocoa, from the old book.
      Wood, nutmeg, clove. Dry wood.
      The fruit is very discreet. Plum, prunes, rancio. After 45 minutes of aeration we have a little passion fruit, mango, papaya. We had to go get them.
    • Taste
      92 92
      In the mouth the alcohol is very well integrated and oily.
      We are on the very efficient big sherry.
      Cherry, strawberry, passion, mango, orange, papaya, raisins.
      Leather, shoe polish, milk chocolate, cocoa bean.
      Embrun, black tea, salted butter caramel, oreo.
      Dry wood.
    • Finish
      91 91
      Final on wood, milk chocolate, liquorice, plum, orange zest, raisins.

  2. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Enthusiasm: Nose and finish 5/5 Palate: 4/5 Whisky n ° 1746
    • Nose
      Big sherry, cooked fruits caught by the exotic fruits. Chocolate. Grape juice. Sweet and generous and fragrant. Toasted notes. Cinnamon. Wow.
    • Taste
      On the palate, a touch of austerity and restraint, but still these exotic fruits, pear, spice chocolate.
    • Finish
      Final exotic wish. A hint of vegetal notes evoking Littlemill. Gourmet and long!

  3. wisekycourse scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, herbaceous freshness followed by a bit of cold tobacco (drums or amsterdamer), the sherry comes out at once with the feeling of old, dry and moldy grapes, which gives even more length in the nose; creamy and chocolatey.
    • Nose
      fresh and sherry that complement each other !! still a little mold, but some herbs too
      spices on gingerbread.
    • Taste
      a multitude of flavors, velvety under the tongue, well macerated fruits, well-moistened wood, spices strong enough to raise this sensation even further.
      back from a minty and kernel side.

  4. Bishlouk scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    The best Irish I've ever tasted so far. A treat from start to finish. It's fine, sweet, melted, consistent, fresh while being greedy, easy to access and dangerously drinkable. A total success.
    • Nose
      At first, it sends heavy. Ripe white grapes, herbaceous and floral freshness, Christmas spices, dried grapes and apricot, a hint of tobacco, frangipane, dark chocolate with orange, some hazelnuts ... All that? Yes, and even more. And all these scents form a whole that holds the road. It augurs a lot of good things for the future ...
    • Taste
      ... and this suite does not disappoint. Ground coffee, dried tree leaves, chocolate, orangette, raisins in shambles, apricots. A few grassy wavelets pass from time to time. Peppery hazelnut and candied currant.
    • Finish
      Average. Christmas spices are resurfacing. Slight woody drought. A very slight grassy smoke rises in the nostrils (Ho? A trace of peat?).

  5. Korre scored this whisky 93 points Expert Junior

    Wonderful sherried Irish whisky. From nose to finish, a great experience of flavours. These Irish whiskies keep surprising and booming and the Nectar keeps bottling beauties...
    For me personally, the best Irish I've had so far, although the one from the Whisky Fair isn't that far away, but totally different

  6. JNuyts scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

  7. Thewowbar1986 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Three Irish whiskys bottled in 2015 for the nectar under “the saints” label…bought all 3 when released…12,14 and this 23 years aged whopper! What a threesome, what a dram, i liked them all…this is one of the best Irish i ever had!

  8. Tastingbros scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Full review here:
    https://tastingbros.com/2021/01/24/200th-review-anniversary-crazy-session/
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  9. jujutoulouse scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    Nose on raisins, blood orange, heady aromas of rose.
    In the mouth it is very fresh, slightly spicy (cinnamon?), With powerful aromas, and what surprises the most is this mango juice that comes out of nowhere and lines the mouth for an endless finish ...

  10. juju cassoulet scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    A very nice irish sherry, my first? Too bad the nose is not at the same level as the mouth. I am a little disappointed because I expected more, however when it came out there had not yet been all these Irish wonders that now reference.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Alcohol and light sherry. With the empty glass it turns into a beautiful Irish bouquet of ripe fruit.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Alcohol is not very well integrated, it is necessary to proceed cautiously.
      The start is spicy then the sherry develops with exotic fruits in a beautiful marriage. But alcohol remains present.
    • Finish
      92 92
      Long on exotic fruits.

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