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Abhainn Dearg Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Overall rating
37.25/100
votes
10
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Strength - Miniature
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Strength
58.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml
Added on
01 Aug 2016 10:02 am by Fight65
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 2,79

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Whisky Reviews for Abhainn Dearg Single Malt Scotch Whisky

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 37.25 points

  1. Headhunter666 scored this whisky 10 points Expert Senior

    Pulles the esophagus together. Only Nemiroff Honey Pepper burns more.
    • Nose
      20 20
    • Taste
      10 10
    • Finish
      1 1

  2. peatbogger scored this whisky 49 points Specialist

    Ironically it taste like something way past it's "best before" date.
    Most aspects of it improves with water, but still leaves a lot to be desired before I ask for a refill.
    • Nose
      63 63
      Light caramel. Cereal.
      Old dry cardboard.
      Cod oil.
      Quite a bit of new make caracter still there.
      Water make it a lot sweeter and a bit floral.
    • Taste
      45 45
      Strange mix of everything.
      It's metalic, it's cardboard, it's barley, it's fish oil.
      A disturbing concoction of oddness.
      Water brings everything down and sort of together.
      Almost recognizable as whisky.
    • Finish
      40 40
      Quite oily and sticky, with most of the body carrying over, the worst parts sticking the longest.
      Not pleasant.
      The over all taste benefit from water, the finish... well, it's not as unpleasant. It's mostly astringent cardboard now, and not sticking as much.

  3. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 60 points Connoisseur

    The strong alcohol strength is almost too much. He gets better with water. Amazingly oily, but overall still too young and immature.
    • Nose
      Sweet, malty, grainy, lacking body, some cardboard, but with time some fruit, albeit undefined. With water, the nose becomes very sweet and fruity. Not bad at all.
    • Taste
      Strong, malty, bitter, cardboard. Add some pepper and, above all, sweeter with water.
    • Finish
      some malt, some liquorice, warming, and not so short. With water even sweeter here.

  4. Fight65 scored this whisky 41 points Connoisseur

    A young cask-starch brand that does not yet deserve to be called whisky.
    • Nose
      Freshly cut barley, pungent alcohol, smells like a high percentage of schnapps.
    • Taste
      initially tastes like a plum or mirabelle schnapps. After that comes an unpleasant taste of burnt plastic. Tastes awful !!
    • Finish
      no comment ...... first whisky that I could not finish drinking.

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