Speyside Region 1998 TWM BYOB-C | Lads of Lobland

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
The Whisky Mercenary (TWM)
Bottling serie
Monarchy of the Lads
Stated Age
18 years old
Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
53.4 % Vol.
700 ml
Chapter Five
Bottled for
Belgium Belgium
Added on
19 mar 2017 4:26 pm by Dominic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 108.00

7 × in wishlist

20 × member ratings

33 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Speyside Region 1998 TWM BYOB-C | Lads of Lobland

7 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 84.94 points.

  1. Bishlouk scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A profile of Speysider very classic, but also very drinkable without asking any existential questions. Nice as a whole.
    • Nose
      The fruit is immediately present. Dry apple, lemon juice, white grapes. Vanilla malt is also very present. A fruity but dry nose too.
    • Taste
      It delivers what the nose announced: tart green apple, a lot of vanilla lemon. Spicy salty spices settle.
    • Finish
      Short. The fruit disappears quickly enough to leave only residual dry malt. A pinch of salt makes resistance.

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  3. whiskytornado scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    A tasty fruity, no-nonsense dram. Not very complex and despite the high ABV a rather short finish. Drink well away (add water not necessary) and perfect to enjoy during the summer months! All in all a successful bottling of this Whisky club. Thanks for the generous sample, Dominic!
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Dominic did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting note by whiskynotes | thx Ruben

    Nose: plenty of orchardy notes, fruits and blossoms. Apples, greengages, gooseberres, white grapes… a little candy sugar and honey. Vanilla. The malty core and spices (ginger, pepper, mint) balance the sweetness. Mouth: quite sweet again, and fruity like a white wine. Green apples, peaches, lemons. Honey, hints of almonds. Very bright and aromatic, simple pleasures. Some punchy pepper towards the end. Finish: not too long, bright, half fruity, half oaky and malty.

    The brightness and fruitiness of this Speyside dram is hard to resist. Easy drinking whisky which they sold for around € 100 if I’m not mistaken.

    Score: 86/100

  6. JacobaEd scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  7. Maurice_M2 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. Flavourman scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

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

  9. Dominic did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Note from Flavourman: Smell : floral, acacia honey, fisherman friends, dates
    Taste : honey, cotton candy, butter biscuit (spritz) chocolate, gingerbread with marzipan
    Finish : fire, funfair, sugar bread, food and drinks


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