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Overall rating
81.61/100
votes
20
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
A.D. Rattray (DR)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Bottled
23.04.2015
Casktype
Oak Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L 158267
Barcode
5060056921013
Added on
11 May 2016 8:50 am by aleoni
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 38,95

2 × in wishlist

20 × member ratings

58 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Cask Islay NAS DR

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.61 points

  1. diamond2000 scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    Aroma: light peat, honey, a barrel, a slight sourness from apples Antonovka, the smell of ash, burnt wood, perhaps a berry such as cranberries, sea freshness.
    Taste: classic Islay, but without hospital and sleepers and rail, burnt pastries
    Aftertaste: willow branches cast into a fire, oak distinct, and ash
    Rating: 84
    Bottom line: a worthy molt, although we don’t know what is hidden there, but it looks like Bowum or Kol Ilu. On the site they say that the west coast of the island) I definitely recommend to pioneers Ayla, the barrels were really high-quality, and the price was This molt is very good!

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. Dre73 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Dre73 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Peat, rubber, ash, tobacco. Initially, the one-dimensional peat seems to be odor. But later also coffee, some chocolate. Also slightly sweet in the background, apricot, very light vanilla.
    • Taste
      Salmiak, liquorice. Peperig. Peat. Then next to the peat and smoke some apricot again. Ash, smoke. Somewhat thinner. Later caramel clearly comes through.
    • Finish
      Liquorice, very light pepper, peat, smoke, tobacco, ashes. Rubber. Caramel. Medium aftertaste.

  5. RichardMayston scored this whisky 60 points Expert Senior

    Actually caol Ila. Not bad for a peated. A bit thin for 46%, but good value. 

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