Whiskybase

Tormore 16-year-old

Overall rating
84.73/100
votes
54
Whiskybase ID
WB74047
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
09.2014
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
American Oak Casks
Casknumber
Batch B1409
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5000299607060
Added on
06 Nov 2015 3:46 pm by etatto
ColoredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 73.28

8 × in wishlist

54 × member ratings

87 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tormore 16-year-old

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.73 points

  1. Martin1965 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      Orange, malt, fruity
    • Taste
      88 88
      Fruity, pear, orange, spicy
    • Finish
      88 88
      Medium to long and spicy

      Great malt

  2. wbarchive_875995 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Ripe red apple peel with fresh bakery, cherry, apple pie and nutty chocolate.

    RATING: 86pts - [n22,t22,f21,b21] → |86-89: Remarkable|

  3. diamond2000 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: an abundance of malt shades - dry grain, flour, fresh bread, vanilla baked goods, then burnt caramel, honey, candied fruit platter, bark, furniture-lacquer tones, plywood, walnut shells, slightly pine needles.

    Taste: bright, sweet-caramel, various spices, ginger, red pepper, burnt caramel, boiled condensed milk, astringent tannins, an abundance of wood leaving in a pleasant bitterness.

    Finish: fading sweetness, caramel, honey turning into woody, varnish and herbal motifs, a little spice, walnut, slightly longer than average.

    Score: 86

    Bottom line: dense, rich, rectilinear spaceide, with an abundance of oak, a little lack of variety, probably, but all the components are organically interwoven. Cool fortress, which is very useful here, will not leave indifferent fans of bourbon aging and those who like a lot of wood in the whisky profile.

  4. Banzai scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. Dhugal MacArdry scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
      Sweet, tender smoke.
    • Taste
      82 82
      Fruity and also here a delicate smoke aroma. By adding two or three drops of water less, fruit, the sweetness remains and the smoke is more effective.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Medium.

  7. GJR scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
      A lot of citrus on the nose. Orange in the leading role with some fresher shades of lemon. Best a sweet nose, where later some forest fruits recover.
    • Taste
      85 85
      More powerful than the nose, leaves towards the fruity east with hints of passion fruit, but also lychee. A little bit bitterness in the background, there are some wood spices around the corner (cinnamon, clove, star anise). Little gluh wine like warming flavors.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Wood spices get the overtone. Bitterness is still acceptable. Long finish, winter heating.

  8. GlenMichach scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    I feel a heavy sweetness in my nose. This reminds me of apple (yeast) cake from the tin with vanilla pudding underneath and sprinkles over it. Does something light up there? Think so. The glass shows delicate, unspectacular leg's. The 48% vol. are very well integrated and can not be touched - surprisingly.

    The start is moderate, first it tingles easily on the tongue, then the tingling intensifies something, but does not get uncomfortable. Again, I think the alcohol is well integrated. The mouthfeel is not particularly creamy, the taste already.

    On the finish, a beautiful chocolate note, not bitter, rather milk chocolate. Reminds me with the vanilla sweetness of soft ice cream with chocolate coating. The finish I would call medium-length and pleasant toasty. And now, after the second sip, there is a tender bitterness - but only very tentatively.

    A nice drop, really tasty. Today I had no time for Sherry and did not regret it.

  9. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    A definitely not bad OA Malt, but not at all my taste, from the second and third sip the sour orange comes a little more into the foreground, what more like the other bitterness.
    • Nose
      Ui, definitely more spicy than I met Tormore so far UA, white pepper, spicy malt, cereals, a little roasted nut, nutmeg, some grapefruit and lemon zest, vanilla, a bit of hay, almost a bit "potato", after a while and a little heat and a touch of tangerine
    • Taste
      Hay, dry and moist, vanilla, white pepper, honey comes to it now, rather brighter, nutmeg, pepper again, spicy malt, middle-aged oak with proper influence, grapefruit, lemon, the roasted nut in between, without being able to further define it, overall quite bitter with a certain general sweetness and acidity without being exactly definable, also something of the tangerine behind
    • Finish
      Bitter orange, grapefruit, white pepper, nutmeg, bitter young oak, some lemon, medium long, bitter-dry

  10. Phillidae scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    I'm a bit split. The citrus flavors are great but this distinct bitterness is less true to me. When I tried him again, he was sweeter again. I leave it at 83 points for the moment. Edit: I like it a bit better this time. 84 points.
    • Nose
      Green apple, lemon, orange. Sweeter and milder with time. Slight spicy note in the background but the barrel influence stays in the nose.
    • Taste
      Prickles clearly on the tongue. Then comes the sweet orange, which quickly becomes slightly bitter. That actually has a little bit of Campari. Dry occupying the mouth.
    • Finish
      For a long time, I have to say.

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2021


Forgot your password?

Login