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Overall rating
88.32/100
votes
41
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Bottling serie
Fossils
Vintage
1983
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
120
Strength
49.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
16 Jul 2009 9:18 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 115.00

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Whisky Reviews for Coleburn 1983 TWA

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.32 points

  1. Thermidor scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Could be I should have had this as the first thing that day, but it was too light for me. I liked the naked style where it's mostly just some soft, age-rounded oak that doesn't bite at all, and this light, faintly smoky distillate where the smoke is more noticeable with a dash of water. Sadly the whole is just so delicate I feared it might evaporate too quickly in my glass. A pleasing and fully matured product but either the bottle had been open far too long or it desperately needed more punch. Still, nice to have tasted a Coleburn.

  2. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    【First】: thin amber apple sour sweetness is grape or orange vanilla some stones · rock · mineral feeling Transparent feeling 【Middle】: acid taste like apple as it is a pleasantly astringent as time went swollen with time Body spicy slightly oil 【Finish】: nose omission wonderful return is also sufficiently mouth stimulation noodo burning like sweet time sweetly sticks into the tongue with time and a little spice http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=5066

  3. nulty scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    This whisky is complex and interesting, developing lively aromas and that some will find unattractive. It's a good slap in my opinion.
    The one who bottled it was not afraid and he did well.

    Tasted blind.
    • Nose
      Flowering, herbaceous, a sweet woody and a hint of vanilla. A fruity freshness that I can not pin down. This nose is engaging, pleasant, without too much alcohol. After only a few minutes this coolness is still expressed and the whole becomes almost too light. Maybe a little barbecue smoke back. After a quarter of an hour, we feel an evolution towards more farmy, more earthy notes. A funny nose, which evolves rather oddly.
    • Taste
      Light, attack on this freshness already perceived on the nose. Almonds, notes "green". Fruits (kiwis) and a good dose of spices. The alcohol is slightly too present. It is not an easy set, with aromas that could be considered unpleasant, it's a bit of a challenge ...
    • Finish
      Medium, on bitter woody notes pleasantly disturbing.

  4. ALouis scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    pity that the mouth is set back
    • Nose
      Very waxy, a nice freshness and hints of yellow fruits and citrus fruits. A very Clynelish nose with more beautiful floral notes.
    • Taste
      Superb texture, a whisky that envelops the palate. A mouth simpler than the nose on grassy notes, wax, a slight bitterness and yellow fruits.
    • Finish
      Long

  5. magic_slim scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    This was my third Coleburn and again a good one. I did not expect that this closed distillery produced several casks of such high quality. Recommended bottling, if you want to taste a good Coleburn. But don`t hurry and take your time to explore all its facets.
    • Nose
      Clean, fresh and fruity (citrus fruit mixture and apples). Pancakes with apple sauce, vanilla and almonds. Orange blossoms. Very nice.
    • Taste
      Warming, clean and fresh. White oak, which is intensively perfumed with citrus flavors. Then there is tea and ginger. Nice taste.
    • Finish
      Long, clean and dry.

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