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Teeling Brabazon Bottling Series 01

Overall rating
83.78/100
votes
96
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
03.2017
Casktype
Sherry Casks
Number of bottles
12500
Strength
49.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L17 001 070
Barcode
5391523270663
Added on
04 May 2017 8:40 am by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 73,87

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96 × member ratings

238 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Teeling Brabazon Bottling Series 01

21 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.78 points

  1. Andy-13 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    23.06.2018 Whisky hike Hofheim with Michael Pauly

  2. HammerHead scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Great nose: sultana raisins, honeybiscuits, floral, perfumy and slightly vegetal with apple and apricots.

    Taste: dried fruits, apple, raisins, some green herbs and a whiff of white pepper.

    Finish: not too long with again the herbs, nutmeg, some pepper and a little wood bitter.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Banana, grass, pear, apple, grapes, some earth, lemon, strawberries, blackberries, kiwi (I have never had that before)

      It also takes a while in the glass
    • Taste
      Apple, honey, melon, banana, lemon, grapefruit, pepper, wood

      Very interesting the bottling, but in the mouth for my taste then a little too sour

  4. toklian scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    N21 P20 F20 B21

  5. MrYens scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

  6. markjedi1 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Eccentric

    I confess, I tried this one before, a little over two years ago. At a Teeling tasting in my neck of the woods. I remember it vividly as I posted a photos of this bottle on social media, while it was some sort of preview. Could I pretty please remove the photo asap? Oh, okay… In the meantime, the second release is already on the market, which I quite liked. But I’ll gladly return to this first batch from 2017. No less than 12.500 bottles were launched, all filled from sherry casks.

    Although I first get a whiff of burnt rubber on the nose, this evaporates quickly to be replaced by all kinds of dark and sweet notes. Think plums, raisins, dates and some dark chocolate. There is a surprising note of broth in there. Somewhat umami, in fact. A bit eccentric.

    On the palate, it proves to be creamy, dark and sweet with a metallic twist. Banana, bitter oranges, plums and even some pineapple on the barbecue, joined by a spiciness that steers towards cloves and cinnamon. Hint of espresso and some… err… chewing gum with blackberry flavor? Eccentric indeed.

    The finish is medium long, soft and sweet.

    I preferred the second batch, but this one is clearly more fun. Unfortunately also pretty expensive with it’s price tag of around 80 EUR.

  7. schengel10 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    Well made malt, unfortunately a bit expensive!
    [Color gold;
    • Nose
      intense (alcohol), grapes, apples, plums, sweetness;
    • Taste
      strong sweet fruity onset, (peach, oranges), clearly sherry, sour, spicy (oak) a little caramel, oily, multi-layered;
    • Finish
      medium length, creamy, in dry finish oak, pepper;

  8. Gris scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Tasting notes also available in french on the whisky blog ;) http://www.justanotherdram.com/en/tasting-notes/teeling-brabazon-small-batch-revival-v-19yo-2.html
    • Nose
      The sherry notes are not so hard, they are even rather shy. These are manifested with aromas of plums and dates. A touch of chocolate and biscuit.
    • Taste
      Sweet and slightly creamy. Mainly fruity, with a lot of oranges flavors, bananas, peaches and pineapples. It lacks a touch of spice, which I was waiting for with thatt kind of barrel, to make the difference with other similar bottlings.
    • Finish
      Medium length, always smooth, fruity and sweet.

  9. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2018/11/11/odds-ends-twe-whisky-show-2018/

    'Sherry casks’ is what it says on the bottle. This expression celebrates William Brabazon, 3rd Earl of Meath.

    N: A super-accessible nose offers sticky toffee pudding with peanuts.
    T: Arrives with ease and settles in. A bitter trace helps balance the sweetness.
    F: Trickles on through.
    C: Amazingly tempered throughout. An unexpected delight.

    Scores a B[-]

    MONTHS LATER:

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2019/01/06/malt-n-copper-christmas-tasting-2018-part-1/

    N: This young, firm & robust single malt speaks highly of its cask influence, a creamy & rubbery [Madeira-like] sweet profile, though far less sherried than I remembered it being before [Blog].
    T: Trying this blind, I guessed it as being either Swedish [Mackmyra] or maybe Irish, finally plumbing for Glenallachie – doh! The journey speaks of coppery/sulphur-y, rubbery youthfulness, though again, it’s far less sherry than I had remembered it.
    F: Splinter-y, with a Brenne-like [Blog], blackcurrant bubblegum/candy sweetness.
    C: Not as I remembered it at all. Today it’s rather less inspiring.

    Scores a C

  10. Rien scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

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