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Overall rating
92.00/100
votes
2
Category
Single Grain
Distillery
Bottler
That Boutique-y Whisky Company (TBWC)
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
53 years old
Number of bottles
278
Strength
41.5 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
23 Mar 2017 8:21 am by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 286.91

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Whisky Reviews for Girvan Batch 3 TBWC

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.00 points

  1. karloff scored this whisky 93 points Specialist

    I might have got carried away but I was living the moment and that's what it's all about. If I had tried it tonight it might have been a different score. We will never know.

  2. lincolnimp did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Jesus, Karloff, 96 points for taste, perhaps I need to try this one?

  3. karloff scored this whisky 93 points Specialist

    I really do love high quality grain whisky and this sits at the very top. This was a sample courtesy of Peatbogger. It was a pleasure and a delight.
    • Nose
      90 90
      On the nose there are gentle fruit notes just sitting in the background. Wood shavings and all bran cereal. Butterscotch and popcorn.
    • Taste
      96 96
      This has taken me by surprise. The sherry influence and age has taken this to another level. If this was a blind taste I probably wouldn't think it was a single grain. This is wonderful. It's like biting into a lightly toasted muffin with melted butter followed by a toasted scone with jam and cream.
    • Finish
      94 94
      A long finish and I must say the quality of the aged grain and the sherry influence remain to pleasure the taste buds.

  4. peatbogger scored this whisky 91 points Specialist

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. peatbogger scored this whisky 91 points Specialist

    The oldes whisky I've tasted so far, and I found it yummie good.
    • Nose
      Quite spicy and zesty. Cardemom. Also rather sweet with clear sherry notes.

      What reminds me of fresh popcorn with salty butter.

      Burnt toffee and old wood, a lot of old wood.

      You can sort of smell the age, it smells old, old but in a nice way.
    • Taste
      Rich and gentle, coating mouthfeel.

      Dark fruits and sherry notes.

      Some of the spices from the nose is there, as is the wood, or the forest...

      I even find some of the popcorn.

      Very savoury.
    • Finish
      A long lasting woody finish. Very tasty wood with some chocolate.

  6. Mr.Sandwich did not rate this whisky Expert Senior



    Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

    Nose:
    Gingerbread, lemon meringue and brioche dipped in coffee. White
    chocolate-coated raisins and a subtly floral hint of elderflower.
    Palate: Soft and creamy, with mouthwatering vanilla taking centre stage. Hints of plum, cardamom and fried banana in the background.
    Finish: Cola cubes, old oak and a pinch of cocoa.




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