Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
SaarWhisky (SaW)
Stated Age
08 years old
51.9 % Vol.
100 ml 700 ml
Germany Germany
Added on
22 may 2015 7:50 am by torf-alk
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 84.99

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Whisky reviews for Gruwehewwel 2007 SaW

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 89.00 points.

  1. torf-alk scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    a single malt with 51.9 % and 8 years

    i think it is a young south Islay

    smoke, bacon, vanilla, 

    a very nice  La.....lin

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  3. SaarPeter scored this whisky 99 points Newbie

    96.5 and the first prize rightly. Super stuff, unfortunately, all gone.

  4. XorLophaX scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Conclusion: 87/100 points - "nice daily dram". The "Gruwehewwel Edition 1" from Saar-Whisky convinces with its smoky-peaty character. It offers a delicious and pleasing taste experience throughout. Do not go wrong with whiskys like Lagavulin Distillers Edition. I strongly assume that the whisky is also from Lagavulin. Tasty, round but not too complex. Why he was named Single Malt Whidky 2016 by Jim Murray is not revealed to me. Link to the tasting on my blog incl. Photo:
    • Nose
      A pretty smoky-peaty character. A touch of bacon and vanilla. Some salt and sea discreetly in the background.
    • Taste
      Start something alcoholic with a lot of smoke and peat. The alcohol evaporates quickly and leaves behind a rather salty, sweetish peat whisky. Little corners and edges.
    • Finish
      Medium-long finish with peat and smoke. Some bittersweet chocolate in the background.

  5. Erik Elixir did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Note www.saarwhisky.de: The legend lives on! With 96.5 out of 100 points best single malt (single cask) of the year 2016 in Jim Murray's Whisky Bible, the green wolf hid far below ground to gain new strength.
    Now after a week's rest, the wheel of the pit tower turns again.
    Light enters the eyes of the upstart, who emerges from the darkness after his deep rest in a new robe. Mining has been around 450 BC in Saarland since the Celts. By archaeological finds and written since the 15th century.
    From this time also the first written evidence for the production of the Celtic grain distillate "uisge beatha", which means something like "water of life".
    By continuous improvement of the burning processes developed from today's whisky. "Gruwehewwel" were formerly called the miners in the Saarland and they had a lot to do.
    12 hours shifts were not uncommon.
    Since a nice sip SaarWhisky would have done well. Tasting Notes smoke bacon vanilla Full-bodied round Peat remains present for a long time Some water makes him


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