Whisky reviews of whisky under 1000 NOK
Highland Park Dark Origins
A great island whisky from Highland Park with wonderful sweet notes!
Price Vinmonopolet: NOK 699,-
Colour: Golden red (sherry cask)
Nose: Plums, candy, lightly peated, bananas, hazelnuts after a while
Palate: Plenty of dark chocolate, a bit peppery, orange
Conclusion: Very delicious and sweet whisky, lovely sherry character for those… Continue reading
Amrut Two Continents – Second Edition
As the name implies this whisky is stored on two continents; Asia and Europe. 2 years in India and the 3 last in Europe. Exactly where this is stored the importer doesn’t know since Amrut stores both in Germany, Scotland and Swerden.
Alcohol: 50% (bottle says 50%, but Amrut’s homepage 46%)
Country: India, but stored both in India and Europe.
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Kavalan Concertmaster Single Malt:
Price Vinmonopolet (order selection): 699 kr (30.12.16)
Colour: Dark golden brown
Nose: Plenty of sweet notes, but not so fruity as other Kavalans. Caramel, vanilla and coconut. With some water the floral notes are more prevolant together with more coconut. Dried fruits like raisins and prunes also.
Taste: Warms well down, very sweet, but dries out quickly.
Evaluation: This is a… Continue reading
Pris Vinmonopolet: Finnes ikke. Pris internett: 36,50 £
Farge: Lys strågul. Mulig amerikansk bourbonfat?
Lukt: Herlig snop! Mye fersken, tørket ananas, (skum)banan, kokos og noe lær. Med litt vann blir den mer krydret
Smak: Fyller munnen godt/oljete, fruktig og nøttete.
Vurdering: Absolutt en herlig whisky som anbefales sterkt! Og at dette er sommer er det ingen tvil om! Terningen er en solid femmer!
Reviewed: 2. October 2015
This is Kavalan’s “dram” – the standard.
Price: Vinmonopolet (“by order” – selection): 799 kr (28.12.16)
Colour: Obvious american oak. Light, golden brown.
Nose: Right from the start the fruity, sweet notes hit me: Apples, bananas, fudge. Thereafter it becomes more vanilla-like and then towards coffee. With a little hint of more tropical fruits like pineapple, but also some marzipan.
Taste:… Continue reading