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Overall rating
86.71/100
votes
19
Category
Blended Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L620231222
Barcode
5011007008383
Added on
08 Sep 2016 8:20 am by Archer
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 284,92

3 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

131 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Midleton Very Rare

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.71 points

  1. Goodcask scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. Christian Wagner scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  3. Andy-13 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    01.06.2018 Whiskey bought in Wiesbaden 127,90 €

  4. wheatfield scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Medium gold pour. Nose is a pleasant, safe melange of smooth grains, fresh cream, light orchard fruits, raw alcohol. Mouth is sweet and creamy, with floral notes (grasses, field flowers) and a finish of light grain alcohol. Nice stuff, in the same vein as Green Spot. Unlike the indie Irish that people have been digging lately. Safe.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Archer scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. Archer scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Disappointing. Really disappointing. Since also helps the - admittedly - attractive packaging nothing. Considering the fact that Midleton boasts the use of up to 22-year-old barrels, this whiskey is called both "supreme selection" and "a truly exclusive whiskey" - and you then also over 100, - € for it should flip over - you can only shake my head. For a fraction of the purchase price you get from the same distillery bottlings, which surpass them here by far. That does not even have to be a Jameson 18, since a grip on the 12yo is enough.
    • Nose
      Very hesitantly, the Very Rare can look in the cards and shows after a while ripe green apples, grated to a compote and mixed with pears and vanilla sugar. Oak is swinging in the background. Search for spice notes for a while longer. Once found, white pepper and a touch of thyme are evident.
    • Taste
      In the beginning mild, then warming. Some fruit on a wooden board, enriched with vanilla and caramel, seasoned with mild spices. That was it already.
    • Finish
      Short, with vanilla and oak.

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