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Overall rating
86.96/100
votes
27
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Anam na h-Alba (ANHA)
Bottling serie
The Soul of Scotland
Vintage
02.2008
Bottled
11.2016
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask Finish
Number of bottles
90
Strength
58.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
28 Oct 2016 2:54 pm by mds51
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 85,00

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27 × member ratings

41 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dirty Dianne 2008 ANHA

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.96 points

  1. Ostfriese scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    For someone who likes Islay whiskys with sherry influence, a must! But beware, the 58.1% are hardly noticeable. He is very soft and velvety, almost tasty. A top PLV!
    • Nose
      First, there is the cold smoke of a dying fire, which is permeated by the smell of the ashes. Fruits, raisins, blood oranges and cherries accompany cinnamon and vanilla flavors. Then there is also a touch of sweet honey ...
    • Taste
      A powerful sweetness spreads, syrup and vanilla. This is followed by smoked bacon, barbecue fire, wet leather, honey and spices. Nothing comes to the fore, all the aromas are harmoniously interwoven.
    • Finish
      Medium length and drying. The cold smoke and the sweet linger for a while, there is a relatively short custard.

  2. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    This is a very harmonious, strong, smoky-earthy and fruity whisky. I really like such malts and this variation very much.
    • Nose
      In the nose rises immediately a distinctive Selchrauchnote. Behind this smoke is the sherry barrel present and I feel dark fruits and a beautiful forest-enriched earthiness.
    • Taste
      Gets strong in the mouth, but also quickly fruity and sweeter. The malt is very balanced, the alcohol strength is well integrated and the second button is next to the fine herbal note and a PX sweet noticeable (which seems to me from the Lagavulin DE known). A very nice palate experience.
    • Finish
      In the medium-long finish, the whole harmony of spice, smoke and fruit accumulates again.

  3. MadScientist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. Daniel Hohleweg scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Very pleasant malt. I am glad that I still have a bottle in the closet.
    • Nose
      A lot of cold smoke, reminds me of the flex dust, which I usually perceive at the Octomore. Then maritime, salty notes, but also something floral. Following are dark fruits such as raisins and cherries to recognize.
    • Taste
      The smoke also spreads in the mouth. With the smoke, I perceive citrus notes. It follows a pleasant sweetness of toffee and vanilla. Everything is nicely balanced.
    • Finish
      Nice finish. Middle-long +

  5. Anuminas scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

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