Irish Malt Very Old Liquid Treasures Special Summer Dram Edition 49.6% NV


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Distileerderij Undisclosed
Bottelaar Liquid Treasures
Serie Special Summer Dram Edition
Gebotteld voor
Gedistilleerd op Not Specified
Gebotteld 2016
Land Ierland
Streek Ierland
Leeftijd Very Old
Cask Type Bourbon Barrel
Vatnummer Very Old
Alcohol percentage 49.6
Inhoud 0,70
Conditie Perfect
Etiket Perfect
Voorraad 0

Professionele reviews

Whisky Notes (86)

Color Pale gold
Nose
Almost entirely on green bananas. Light floral touches. Apples and gooseberries. Greengages. Not the tropical fruits of the 1991s though, more Western, so perhaps we’re wrong. Or maybe this is Cooley. Some fresh mint after a while. Lemon grass. Very summery indeed, just a little narrow maybe.

Taste
Very fruity again, this time also slightly more tropical. It’s full of grapefruits, melons, bananas and honey. Subtle passion fruit sherbet. Then moving towards green tea and soft oak spices. Cardamom. A little vanilla. Grassy notes towards the end as well.

Finish
Long, greener, with bittersweet touches and grassy notes.

Comments
Easy drinking stuff that’s quite perfect for a summer evening. Not cheap though (considering we don’t get much information).

BOW (91)

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Aged to Perfection:

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Flavor Profile:

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Recognized Excellence:

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Conclusion:

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