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Overall rating
84.56/100
votes
37
Whiskybase ID
WB89533
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Boann Distillery (BoD)
Bottling serie
Natural Cask Strength
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
07 years old
Casktype
Bourbon + Oloroso Sherry Casks Finish
Casknumber
Batch 01
Strength
59.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5391528252060
Added on
20 Nov 2016 5:12 pm by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 69.99

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37 × member ratings

58 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Whistler 07-year-old BoD

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.56 points

  1. craide scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Great Irish barrel strength malt. Conveys nice, full sherry flavors despite the rather short ripening time. Thinning also helps and tickles out even more. I like it very much.
    Clearly a candidate for purchase for me.
    • Nose
      87 87
      First an intense wood note, dark fruity aromas of plums and grapes. A little pear and bananas are added. Spices of white pepper, nutmeg, but also honey-sweet, in the background some vanilla and fresh hay notes with grain and malt. Over time, there was also noticeable tobacco and chocolate notes. Every now and then it looks metallic and young.
      A little diluted it becomes creamier, lighter, this slightly metallic disappears and more bright fruits, with pineapple, are added. And also the sweetness, vanilla becomes stronger.
    • Taste
      86 86
      rather strong beginning, covers the whole mouth with a pronounced peppery and hot sherry note, very dark fruity with oak spice and a little artificial sweetness like wine gums, apple, apricot, form a contrast to the dark fruits at the back. All in all, rather barrel-heavy and strong.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium-long finish, nice nutty, fruity, sweet wine gum aroma, herbs, oak, dry tobacco.

  2. jankes scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  3. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Ok, I imagined the Whistlers in a different way. Are much more aggressive in the negative sense than thought. The sherry comes through clearly, but it does not much better ...
    • Nose
      Hui, what is that? Autumn leaves extremely dry and smoked, musty soil, dusty oak, shell of walnut
    • Taste
      Very snappy, Alcohol tip ahoy, only after 5-10 seconds slowly Oloroso starts to get through, so really moldy-weathered with autumn leaves, trail mix and old red wine (expired), as some questionable Weincasks,
    • Finish
      Slightly snappy, dry olroso and oak with pepper and berry bushes in alcohol, medium length

  4. André scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A surprising fine and complex young irish whisky. nicely shaped and also the musical notes on the edge of the cap are a nice addition. It was a pity that none of us could read notes :)
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

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