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Overall rating
87.44/100
votes
38
Whiskybase ID
WB8384
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Compass Box (CB)
Bottling serie
Second Limited Release
Bottled
2007
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon Hogsheads, New French Oak
Number of bottles
4302
Strength
48.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
20 May 2009 6:40 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 299.95

21 × in wishlist

38 × member ratings

86 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Flaming Heart FH16MMVII CB

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.44 points

  1. BSWproject27 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Color - Gold, Straw hay
    • Nose
      89 89
      Complex. Peat and smoke marry well together on the nose supported by a sweet undertone of caramel and sea salt.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Surprisingly, the smoke and peat are not on the forefront when this hits the palate. Lovely Highland malt is upfront with notes of citrus and some caramelized almonds. Peat and smoke notes settle in nicely after the fruit notes...just lovely!
    • Finish
      89 89
      Peppered spice with campfire smoke spell out a nice long finish. This really is a complex blend of high quality whiskies. It is no wonder this special release is so sought after each year. I wish I had been able to grab a second bottle of this when it was still available.

  2. Docmacwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Jim Murray has awarded 95.5 points to the Flaming Heart FH16MMVII (Wisky Bible 2009). "This is a whisky that will be remembered by anyone who drinks it for the rest of their lives as just about the perfect study of full-bodied balance and sophistication. And that is not cheap hyperbole."

  3. AgentMunky scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      100 100
      This is maybe not the best whisky ever made, but it may be more personal favorite. It scratches ever itch I have. The smoke is perfect; the spice is absolutely mindspiralling; the body is supple, slightly chewy, but still light enough to eminently sippable.
    • Finish
      95 95
      A gorgeous gasp of air, then all my muscles relax and I enjoy...for so long.

  4. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 201 € at Whiskyauction in Jan. 2015

  5. st7 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

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