- Single Malt
- Rest & be Thankful Whisky Company (RBTW)
- Bottling serie
- Limited Edition
- Stated Age
- 20 years old
- Bourbon Cask
- Number of bottles
- 54.7 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Bottle code
- 15/6257 230
- Added on
- 09 Nov 2015 11:01 am by deepee67
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85 × member ratings
76 × in collection
Whisky Reviews for Tobermory 1995 RBTW
22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.42 points
- I agree with 2stoned aku - EXCEPT - that I find it even better on the palate than on the olfactory bulb :) A very good malt!
- a perfect dram. notes siehe aKu.
wish I had a bottle of this stuff...
PS: Now I have bottle of this stuff ;-)
- The nose is very beautiful, but then leaves in the mouth a little bit after. But overall a nice, intense whisky. The individual flavors harmonize very well without it being ironed or even boring.
Comparative Casting with Tobermory 1995/2015 20y - BiM - https://www.whiskybase.com/whisky/73661 : Both are delicious. The RBTW is a bit sweeter in the nose and the BiM looks a bit older and hides a few of its flavors. Both are drier in the mouth than you would expect from the nose. The finish is longer at the RBTW, but the BiM is a bit more delicious here. Compared with the ratings here (before my rating: RBTW 89.75 in 4 votes, BiM 88.50 in 4 votes), the BiM has literally nose over me.
Already when pouring a strong, fruity sweetness rises and in the glass then an intense and bright fruit cocktail consisting of sweet yellow apples and pears, white grapes, juicy peach, passion fruit and a tart hint of pineapple. Added to this is a little vanilla cream, a few drops of honey and a little fresh wood. The 54.7% Alk are very unremarkable. With a little time then a slightly dusty feeling is added and the fruits are going overripe / slightly gummy, but not unpleasant. The light wood note is a bit stronger and now reminds a little of an oak cabinet wall. Towards the end of the dram, some cotton candy appears.
Not as sweet as the nose would suggest, rather dry. The fruit mix is back, but already very overripe and a slight sense of dry white wine. Wood is there and now comes on a spice, consisting of some black pepper, a touch of bitter almonds and hazelnuts. Again, the Alk is very well involved.
Actually the same impressions as in the taste. The light woody note and the feeling of semi-dry white wine or more sparkling wine stays behind on the tongue for a long time.
- Nice fruity Tobermory with a huge onset - and that, although the alcohol is beautifully integrated. With water, the whisky is then really tasty: even more fruit and a pleasant sweetness. Go in the direction Hubba Bubba bubble gum. Definitely recommended!
- [April, 2017] Never had a Rest & be Thankful dram before as I find these bottlings completely overprized. So I am grateful to be able to try this sample.
The nose is quite interesting, lots of different aromas from malty sweetness to spring floral (blooming flowers). No peat at all, but some hints of maritime notes. The mouthfeel is creamy and pleasant. The body is not as complex as the nose but still very nice. But a little bitter/adstringent after a while. The finish is of medium length but adds no new impressions. With some water the nose does not change a lot and the body gets sweeter and smoother. I like it that way better, even the finish seems to be a little longer...
A nice dram to sip on an evening like today, but as a drinker I would not pay for it a premium over comparable releases...
Beeswax candles, heavy sweetness, many fruits (floury apples, pineapple), resin and freshly beaten wood, vanilla, wholewheat cereal bars, some hay and herbs, and a touch of sea air
tingling in the mouth, still sweet and a little syrup, but drier than in the nose, malty, spicy, nutty, some white wine and overgrown coastal strip, some oak and somehow "green", comes later saltier;
Pastries are more prominent with water
medium to long; spicy, oak, dull lemon, later also a little saltier