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Connemara Peated Single Malt

Overall rating
75.00/100
votes
31
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
22.01.2016
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L16007
Barcode
5099357002305
Added on
22 Aug 2016 8:26 pm by Cept57
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Whisky Reviews for Connemara Peated Single Malt

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 75.00 points

  1. Glenjasper scored this whisky 71 points Connoisseur

    Ideal for neutralizing tougher toothpastes
    • Nose
      84 84
      Fruity, papaya, pear, green apple, fresh smell, light alcohol, but smoke? - Nil.
    • Taste
      60 60
      Flat. Like water. At most, nuances of green fruits. Disappointing.
    • Finish
      70 70
      Then the slight smoky note comes out. Apple and pear suggest.

  2. Archer scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      78 78

  3. Romansen scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      79 79

  4. Andytka3 scored this whisky 71 points Connoisseur

    N- Exotic caramelized tropical fruits that also can be found on the 12YO expression. An earthy and fruity winery characters that appeared alike the Sauvignon Blanc, or even a Gewürztraminer. Thin lychee custard, chocolate milk with peppery and exhaust nuance underlay. (86/20)

    P- Lifted solvent and sweet, then followed by heavy coat of herbs and layered with mineral, oily but lack substance and rough on the edges. (81/17)

    F- Medium, remains herb-y and buttery. (80/17)

    Body / Balance- 80/17

    Weighted Rate- 71pt
    — at The Whiskey Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      N- Exotic caramelized tropical fruits that also can be found on the 12YO expression. An earthy and fruity winery characters that appeared alike the Sauvignon Blanc, or even a Gewürztraminer. Thin lychee custard, chocolate milk with peppery and exhaust nuance underlay. (86/20)
    • Taste
      P- Lifted solvent and sweet, then followed by heavy coat of herbs and layered with mineral, oily but lack substance and rough on the edges. (81/17)
    • Finish
      F- Medium, remains herb-y and buttery. (80/17)

      Body / Balance- 80/17

      Weighted Rate- 71pt
      — at The Whiskey Bar, Kuala Lumpur.

  5. Punktar scored this whisky 68 points Connoisseur

    Actually, there is not much. It's easy to drink - but this is not meant as a compliment ... The Connemara tries to be smoky and he does. That's it but unfortunately.
    • Nose
      70 70
      Slightly smoky, more wood fire than peat fire. Maybe something cute in the background, but not very pronounced. So first of all only smoke.
    • Taste
      65 65
      Once again, smoke. Again wood smoke instead of peat smoke. Hardly alcoholic. What should I say now positive? There is really only smoke. Already pretty one-dimensional. Some sweetness at the end, but no idea what I can associate with that. So only smoke, at least not disturbing.
    • Finish
      70 70
      Medium long and - as expected - smoky. Nothing else comes here.

  6. Howlingwolf scored this whisky 79 points Member Junior

    Colour: Lightly golden

    Nose: Smokey peatiness balanced by heather floralness with hints of honey and oak.

    Taste: Silky smooth with a honey sweet start, followed by more complex aromas of malt and fruit giving way to the intensifying full bodied peat. A well-balanced yet complex taste with vanilla oak notes.

    Finish: A long and glorious finish with golden honey notes and deep peat spreading across the mouth and palate. Hints of chocolate vanilla and oak leave a mouth-watering taste!
    • Nose
      73 73
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      85 85

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