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Knappogue Castle 12-year-old

Overall rating
80.28/100
votes
74
Whiskybase ID
WB83405
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L16 001 013
Barcode
5391338002091
Added on
06 Jun 2016 12:56 pm by Big_Alex
Colored

Average value

€ 46.87

6 × in wishlist

74 × member ratings

146 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Knappogue Castle 12-year-old

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.28 points

  1. Izzino scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Fruity, dry, sweet.

  2. rb854 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    It's okay, but a little too sweet for me 
    • Nose
      Sweet, vanilla, some tropical fruits, pineapple. It gets creamier with pear, peach, some banana and malt
    • Taste
      Very sweet entry, soft, fruity, peach (and a lot of it), vanilla. Then there are some woody notes, spices
    • Finish
      Fruity and light, peach and vanilla

  3. Dris scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

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

  4. diamond2000 scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: vanilla, ripe pear, honey, walnut, melon, shades of hay and mowed grass, all this is bright as for 40% and is complemented by pleasant oak notes.

    Taste: honey, woody bitterness, citrus candy, a little spicy ginger, spices.

    Finish: medium length, fairly lightweight, citrus, oak tannins, ginger, some nuts.

    Rating: 79

    Bottom line: a pleasant 12-year-old molt, the style seemed a bit like Glenkinchy for 12 years, quite dense and rich as for a minimal fortress, but probably not in my style.

  5. Romansen scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  6. coldsun scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    Whiskey with a tasty flavor and taste of green apple, malt and weed. Finish is soft, sweet with juicy green apple notes.

  7. Maltheadz scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    Sweet. Tropical, fruity, lots of pear and banana with Fanta passion fruit. Even the 40% vol. are good for him. Great tasty insider tip!

  8. rolabob scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  9. Izzino scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Fruity, dry, sweet.

  10. frosenlind scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    Taste notes made during a blind tasting.
    Very special single malt, in a good way.
    • Nose
      Orange, fruity, butter. Smooth with tropical fruits. 
    • Taste
      Orange with Christmas spices. Herbs. 
    • Finish
      The tropical fruits really come through. Fat, not oily but buttery.

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