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Overall rating
86.63/100
votes
11
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
The Whisky Warehouse No.8 (WW8)
Bottling serie
The Warehouse Dram
Bottled
11.01.2017
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
120
Strength
58.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Single Cask Bottling No. 5
Bottled for
NMWL (Norsk MaltWhiskyLag)
Added on
03 May 2017 7:31 am by Eclectic Scotchist
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 106,30

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11 × member ratings

22 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Anam an Islay NAS WW8 NMWL No. 5

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.63 points

  1. el Gato scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. el Gato scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Lovely and sweet peat. Wood influence. Earthly notes. Fresh fruits, apple. Peach. Burnt rubber. Liquerice
    • Taste
      The sweet peat continues. A tad Sour at first sip(barrel). That went away and never came back. Burnt rubber. Apples. Oranges. Pepper.
    • Finish
      Slightly dry and long finish. Grassy. Spicy. Bitter. Hint of tobacco. Ashier in the very end

  3. Eclectic Scotchist did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasted at a NMWL Stavanger tasting, and consensus then seemed to be that the undisclosed distillery might be Laphroaig for this one. Regardless, I found it to be a great example of bourbon-matured and very smoky Islay whisky, very classic indeed.

    According to the producer this is supposed to be around 7 years old.

  4. SAND scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    (Is this a Bruichladdich Lochindaal?)
    Nose: Smokey and peaty. Iodine, seaweed, seawater. Herbs,
    Taste: oooh, a nice peater; iodine, several shades of pepper, slightly sweet, some liquorice, a little aniseed. Intense, sweet, sea coast peaty, salty, slightly peppery. More brute force and punch than elegance. But still. N I C E.
    Finish:
    Overall: Benefits a lot from time and air. I think the nose is significantly better than the taste, which also is good. 88-90p.

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