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Knappogue Castle 12-year-old

Overall rating
81.52/100
votes
54
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

€ 45.95

3 × in wishlist

54 × member ratings

95 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Knappogue Castle 12-year-old

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.52 points

  1. Izzino scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    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 Member Senior

    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. schengel10 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    A good Irish single malt;
    [Color] white wine;
    • Nose
      fresh, clearly fruity, cereals, malt;
    • Taste
      pleasant sweet start with a lot of fruit (compote, peach), some sharpness comes up;
    • Finish
      medium long, sweet finish; delicate vanilla remains;

  6. Romansen scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

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

  7. coldsun scored this whisky 36 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.

  8. 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!

  9. rolabob scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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

  10. Izzino scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Fruity, dry, sweet.

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