Knappogue Castle 16yr
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Raided Score: 90 Publication: Whisky Advocate Excerpt: It’s a very nice whiskey, with an array of bright fruit lying on a bed of creamy vanilla, toasted nuts, marshmallow, marzipan, and powdered cocoa. Read Full Review Raided Score: 85 Publication: The Whiskey Jug Excerpt: Weirdly candy fruit, like a banana dipped in sherry or something. No actual “sherry” notes, but more the sweetness. Read Full Review Raided Score: 87 Publication: Distiller Excerpt: The fruit stays with you on the palate along with maple syrup, lemon flavored tea, and coffee grounds. The whiskey finishes dry and bitter, but has a sufficient length. Read Full Review Raided Score: 86 Publication: whiskyfun Excerpt: A very frustrating bottle. Super-great whiskey for sure, but it could have been hyper-great whiskey! Oh, the frustration… Read Full Review Raided Score: 96 Publication: Drinkhacker Excerpt: There’s a sharpness on the back end, a reprise of well-roasted nuts, dense wood, and spicy notes of cloves, nutmeg, plus more of that old, oxidized wine character. Deep, intriguing, and soulful, today this is showing as a well-crafted whiskey worth seeking out. Read Full Review Raided Score: 92 Publication: Wine Enthusiast Excerpt: The end result is a vanilla-caramel scent and relatively dark flavors. Oak, caramel and toffee dominate, with baked pear in the middle and drying to vanilla, cocoa and clove on the finish. Read Full Review
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