Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Double Cask
French Oak Australian Port and American Oak
Number of bottles
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Casks: HH0203, HH0206, HH0272
Added on
06 Jan 2017 7:21 pm by karloff

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6 × member ratings

5 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Sullivans Cove 2000

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.75 points

  1. Whisky101 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A really interesting dram and a brake form the norm. Would have a bottle so long as the price stays reasonable. 
    • Nose
      Strong nose, take it slowly. A wonderful massive honey hit, vanilla and cherry as well. Dulls down with water. 
    • Taste
      Tons of fruit, cherry, black cherry, fruitcake, honey, tea cake, creamy. 
    • Finish
      Dry, mixed fruit. 

  2. peatbogger scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. peatbogger scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    Thanks to karloff for my first Tasmanian.

    I thought they all were devils, but this was rather friendly :-)
    • Nose
      Very sweet. Fresh cut lime. Quite some vanilla. Think it's the port cask that make up the fruity part, but it's also a bit cereal. As good as any gentle scott to my nose.
    • Taste
      White and yellow fruits. Canned fruit cocktail syrup. Light with surprisingly thick mouth feel.

      Very little perception of alcohol. Would have been interesting to try this at a higher strength, goes down way too easy as it is.
    • Finish
      Not much development, but pleasant fruity sweetness lingers for some time. 

  4. karloff scored this whisky 89 points Specialist

    When I had the first drink from the bottle, the first thing that it reminded me of was Auchentoshan American Oak, but as I made my way down the bottle I found it had a lot more about it, it also reminded me of Dalwhinnie 15 at times.     
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. karloff scored this whisky 89 points Specialist

    This was a very pleasant dram, I heard good things about it, it's nothing original or outstanding but it's solid, the future is bright.  
    • Nose
      Quite sweet, vanilla, custard, apple pie with lots of sugar, ripe melon, fresh bed sheets, early spring morning in a meadow and buttered toast.    
    • Taste
      It's very light and refreshing, pear drop sweets, white wine, this really is quite smooth, banana cake, fruit cocktail and butterscotch.   
    • Finish
      A medium fruity finish with marshmallow on the death.  


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