Overall rating
Single Malt
Hibernia Distillers Ltd. (Hib)
Bottling serie
No. 1 - President's Cask
Stated Age
10 years old
Bourbon + Oloroso Sherry Casks Finish
Number of bottles
46.0 % Vol.
50 ml 700 ml 750 ml
Limited Edition
Added on
06 May 2015 7:37 pm by ewuleznem

Average value

€ 63,15

7 × in wishlist

123 × member ratings

210 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Hyde 10-year-old

27 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.00 points

  1. Slàinte Mhath scored this whisky 84 points Administrator

    Douglas Hyde, the 1st President of Ireland, serves as namesake of this independently bottled Single Malt from Cooley distillery - and he'd be proud! Hibernia Distillers presents Hyde 10 as unmistakably Irish whisky that delivers an intense nose of ripe peaches, creamy vanilla and grassy/floral notes. The sherry finish adds chocolate and hints of spices. Fresh and substantial in the arrival, the taste develops fruity, honeyed and bittersweet before finishing with well-measured oak influence. What's missing? Well, a more affordable price tag and real character.

    RATING: 3.5/5.0 stars ≙ 84 pts → ABOVE AVERAGE
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. schengel10 scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    Good thing - a well made Irish single malt - unfortunately not cheap!

    [Color gold;
    • Nose
      very fruity, berries, plums, some sherry;
    • Taste
      soft onset, getting stronger, plums, plums, dry sherry, spices and a lot of oak;
    • Finish
      medium and spicy; medium long finish with spice and oak;

  3. whiskyd scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. lincolnimp scored this whisky 54 points Connoisseur

    The initial taste of this is really poor, I must be drinking something different to everyone else judging by the scores already on here?

    It is almost like there is cleaning fluid in this.

    Buy something else, that is my polite suggestion, I can not find any positives, far too expensive for the quality in the bottle.
    • Nose
      70 70
    • Taste
      50 50
    • Finish
      45 45

  5. Dieter_W scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    In the taste one already realizes that he is different. Not my thing, but sometimes interesting
    • Nose
      Bo Ey which is a fruit candy. Take 2 here could also take four. Oranges - mango etc.
    • Taste
      In the mouth from the dry side. Light in body and taste.
      Tart and somewhat artificial
    • Finish
      mediocre and then he is also gone very quickly

  6. EinSpatzUnterVielen scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    pretty artificial flavors, lots of pepper ...
    • Nose
      Mango, pineapple, lemon, licorice, apple, walnut, chocolate, vanilla, wallpaper paste, solvents, gummy, artificial
    • Taste
      oily - lots of pepper, dark chocolate, mango, lemon, gummy bears, black bread
    • Finish
      medium-long, peppery, dark chocolate, coffee, black bread ... at the very end an artificial sweetness remains

  7. EinSpatzUnterVielen scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  8. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Blind tasting: Hm, who has probably quite a lot (wet) Barrel deal and was then diluted well, so it is not too violent taste or bitter back out. From the pure flavors he does not like me so bad, but from sip to sip he seems somehow more penetranter, more artificial, on the other hand too thin. Something does not fit. -------------- Hm, the first time I found him better.
    • Nose
      fruity (Haribo, rather light-colored, clearly banana, possibly apple, pineapple), adhesive (at first very clear, leaves later), next to it a light, light, dusty-dry sharpness (slows down slowly)
    • Taste
      Something dark syrup-moderate, mixture of molasses, sugar beet syrup, herbal liqueur (little), a corner of walnut, maple syrup, but thinner ... (from the mouth feeling actually quite thin, but intense in flavor), and good pepper,
    • Finish
      medium long, bittersweet towards bitter, not sticky, warm hot

  9. wbarchive_104650 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Tutti-Frutti notes with artificial fruits. In addition an adhesive note. Over time banana flavor stands out clearly.
    • Taste
      A little vanilla. Slightly sprightly. The artificial notes are not so dominant. Licorice, cinnamon and a little pepper.
    • Finish
      Here come the artificial flavors again. Medium-length finish. At the very back it gets pretty bitter.

  10. Sandman scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Apricot, peach, melon, mango, grapefruit, white grapes, orange, vanilla custard and lemon juice.
    • Taste
      Honey, peach, melon, apricot, grapefruit, nutmeg, hazelnuts, orange, lemon juice, vanilla custard and pepper.
    • Finish
      Short to medium-long, lemon peel, hazelnut, honey, vanilla custard, little tropical fruit and pepper


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