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Kilkerran The Tasting Room

Overall rating
77.00/100
votes
2
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Strength
57.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
16550186
Added on
11 Jun 2016 9:45 am by karloff
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

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Whisky Reviews for Kilkerran The Tasting Room

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 77.00 points

  1. Andytka3 scored this whisky 71 points Connoisseur

    N- Closed. vegetal, leafy.

    P- Cherry sweet, toffee with grassy notes. Wee of peat.

    F- Medium, robust strength but flatting out on flavours.

    — at The Tasting Room. Cadenhead.
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      76 76

  2. karloff scored this whisky 83 points Specialist

    I was looking forward to opening this bottle and I wasn't disappointed. I wasn't expecting anything complex just a very good simple dram and that's what I got.
    • Nose
      70 70
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. karloff scored this whisky 83 points Specialist

    Thoroughly enjoyed this dram at cask strength, I did try it with water and it made very little difference .
    • Nose
      There doesn't seem to be much of a nose on this, what I can find is very faint, there is some banana , light peat and smoke, some sea water and the rubber on swimming goggles. 
    • Taste
      The taste is different all together , the peat and the smoke dominate, but there is a good balance there, it is quite young but that's ok. On the palate it is quite dry and astringent but very pleasant .As it's from the barrel it has a lot of floaters in the glass, gives me something to chew on . This is not a complex whisky but it is wonderful and simple. 
    • Finish
      The finish is very long and salty, also a little dry and a little bitter, but in a good way.

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