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Overall rating
86.70/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
In the shade of the fruit tree
Vintage
26.09.2000
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
2nd Fill Ex-Sauternes Hogshead
Casknumber
55.43
Number of bottles
192
Strength
57.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
29 Dec 2016 7:33 pm by mandragoru
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 70,80

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Whisky Reviews for Royal Brackla 2000 SMWS 55.43

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.70 points

  1. mr.p9 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    N: The nose takes me through the mill house and on to the malting and brewing rooms, such is it’s production lucidity. It’s all nicely honeyed too and could well be sweet to taste. Furthermore there are notes of Shreddies, tomato Wheat Crunchies, a touch of Worcestershire sauce, plenty of honey comb and yeast flakes - so theres an ‘Honest John’ character to this.
    T: It IS sweet, honey-sweet and leaning towards a sugary malt [a la Clynelish Boisdale WB]. The grainy-wort profile creeps out slowly yet surely to establish a firm cereal led, sweet, well aged/matured form.
    F: Finishes with a honeyed/cereal body, though one that gets really peppery and with some chilli heat.
    C: Certainly a decent session dram. The finish is intense.

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  3. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  4. mandragoru did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS tasting notes:

    It was a lazy day in the garden as we relaxed on the freshly cut grass, sheltering from the warming sun in the shade of the green apple and eucalyptus trees. To one side was a colourful flowerbed accompanied by a small stream that trickled over large pebbles, whilst to the other grew a comprehensive herb garden. We set about unpacking juicy pears, mango, ripe pineapple and candied red apples to go with spiced fruitcake topped with vanilla butter icing and dusty white icing sugar. More sweeties followed with candied grapes, milk chocolate and meringue with vanilla custard and orange blossom honey.

    DRINKING TIP: Drink whilst enjoying the perfect lazy summer’s afternoon.

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