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Inchgower 9 yo (2008/2018), James Eadie – Small Batch, 46%

ByThe Whisky Viking

Dec 30, 2021

Review #706 (2018)

This is from a first fill ex-Bourbon barrel – or two to be precise – with the cask numbers 808846 & 808851. Only 552 bottles were made. Quite a few things are happening on the nose! Creamy vanilla, oak and some tropical fruits.

Wonderful first fill ex-Bourbon barrel notes at first in the taste! Burned oak and vanilla, just like it is supposed to be! The majority of flavours might die out a bit fast in the finish, but you are still left with some great flavours in the end for quite a while!

This must have been some good casks! A lot of flavour for such young whisky! Not very often you come across these low age statement whiskies with so much flavour, and that is fantastic! Age is NOT everything – cask is KING! I will give this 84/100 (20/22/21//21).

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