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Overall rating
84.42/100
votes
14
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
Batch 03
Barcode
8904014800699
Added on
17 Jul 2017 8:17 am by karloff
Non-chillfiltered

2 × in wishlist

Level Username
Expert Junior Tuco1972
Expert Junior whiskymaus

14 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Member Junior Crazyfish
90
Specialist karloff
89
Newbie Richard Hadlee
88
Member Junior Odysseus93
87
Member Senior Christian Rousselet
87
Expert Junior Christian Simon
86
Specialist peatbogger
86
Expert Senior Torfding
83
Member Senior Alex Blank
83
Member Senior Guidon72
82
Member Junior Madraxx
82
Member Senior Calvadosych
81
Expert Senior mad69
79
Expert Junior Loepie
73

24 × in collection

Level Username Collection
Member Junior Abris
1
  • closed
Member Senior Alba Clann
1
  • closed
Member Senior Alex Blank
1
  • sample
Member Senior Christian Rousselet
1
  • closed
Expert Junior Christian Simon
1
  • open
Member Senior exord
1
  • open
Member Senior Guidon72
1
  • sample
Specialist karloff
1
  • empty
Member Junior Kilbeggan18
1
  • open
Member Junior Madraxx
1
  • open
Member Junior nidgey
1
  • open
Member Senior Pépéaime
2
  • open
  • closed
Newbie Richard Hadlee
1
  • open
Member Senior scanreg
2
  • closed
  • empty
Member Senior Siam Whisky Club
1
  • empty
Member Junior soma
1
  • empty
Expert Junior soulsacrifice
1
  • sample
Member Junior suppenhuhn347
1
  • closed
Member Senior tho
1
  • sample
Expert Senior Torfding
1
  • sample
Expert Junior ymittal
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • sample

Average 4 x 25 rates

Nose
1
Taste
1
Finish
1
Balance
1
Category Rating
Nose
0
Taste
0
Finish
0
Balance
0

Tastingtags

5 Notes

Madraxx
Member Junior Madraxx Review note
16 Feb 2018 5:19 pm
Madraxx gave this whisky 82 points

Orange Heide Kraut würzig

leicht scharf Pfefferig auf der Zunge dennoch süß Vanillin und Cremig

leichte  Eiche, Zitrus Früchte

den Rauch kann ich nicht entdecken

Weighted Rate
82.8
Nose
85
Initial taste
80
Body
85
Finish
85
Price
80
Presentation
78
peatbogger
Specialist peatbogger Review note
20 Oct 2017 11:49 pm
peatbogger gave this whisky 86 points

Thanks to karloff for this exotic sample.


Weighted Rate
86.2
Nose
90
Initial taste
86
Body
84
Finish
86
Price
85
Presentation
85
peatbogger
Specialist peatbogger Tasting note
20 Oct 2017 11:02 pm
peatbogger gave this whisky 86 points
Color
Amber
Nose

This started of close to a calvados nose, but with the sensory tool a bit deeper in the glass it comes across like a gentle lowland, reminding me of the bottle of GM Rosebank I got.

Sweet fruity floral notes.

Apple, peach, passion, orange.

Soft and subtle.


Taste

Loads of fruit, but also quite a bit of spice.

The spice make it bolder and more powerful than implied by the nose, but it's counter ballanced by zesty citrus, keeping the fresh impression.

There's also some nutty stuff mingling from midway.


Finish

Those nuts that start off about midway evolve into the finish and take over, getting roasted, dry and quite bitter.


Comments

Mellow, well behavioured dram.


karloff
Specialist karloff Review note
15 Oct 2017 9:23 pm
karloff gave this whisky 89 points

I tried this whisky at a festival a couple of years back and made a mental note to pick one up if I saw it. The price is great too. 

Weighted Rate
88.8
Nose
89
Initial taste
91
Body
88
Finish
86
Price
92
Presentation
88
Whisky,no doubt, is a Devil; but why has this Devil so many worshippers?
karloff
Specialist karloff Tasting note
15 Oct 2017 9:18 pm
karloff gave this whisky 89 points
Color
Yellow gold
Nose

Smells almost like a Rye on first nosing. There is passion fruit, ginger cake, orange chocolate, custard cream biscuit, space dust I used to get when I was a kid, that stuff that crackled in your mouth and lilac flower.  


Taste

Tropical fruits in a cocktail, very drinkable and very pleasant. I detect a little bit of smokiness in the background. Bubble gum and again that orange citrus. The 46% is spot on. 

Finish

A medium and quite astringent finish with rhubarb and custard. 

Comments

Another great whisky from India, very fruity and it goes down far to easily. I think the percentage stops you from getting carried away. 

Whisky,no doubt, is a Devil; but why has this Devil so many worshippers?

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