Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Stated Age
12 years old
Bourbon Casks
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
25 Aug 2016 6:28 pm by Astrid

Average value

€ 31,93

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16 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Knockando 2003

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.36 points

  1. jankes scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Solid whisky, much better than I remembered, for under 30 € really delicious, with 12 years, vintage and over 40% actually a real bargain, you can only recommend for the price-conscious beginner bar.
    • Nose
      Vanilla, cereals, some lemon, some hazelnut - pleasant, clear, direct, nice Bourbon barrel profile
    • Taste
      fuller and sweeter than expected, creamy, nut nougat cream, fudge, a bit of grainy dryness is still coming through, but on the whole it makes you think of sherry keg, even some oak comes, bitter / spicy
    • Finish
      medium, the nut nougat cream is almost in sugar beet syrup / molasses, bittersweet, then woody-dry

  3. Astrid scored this whisky 68 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      65 65
    • Finish
      59 59

  4. Astrid scored this whisky 68 points Connoisseur

    Unfortunately, this discount note floats above all else. Otherwise a simply knitted Speysider and no good advertisement for Knockando.
    • Nose
      sweet vanilla, overall grassy with floral accents, fine spicy, nutmeg, medium-bodied caramel components, minimal sherry, minimal smoke, an artificial note is constantly present, reminiscent of discount whisky, apple, pear, quince, hints of oak, light citrus a la Orange and Kumquat
    • Taste
      soft, vanilla, nutmeg, white oak, slightly bitter caramel, chocolaty, spicy, slightly malted
    • Finish
      dry, fine seasoning, caramel, malt


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