Review #1271 – Tamdhu 22yr Cadenheads 1991

The Schtick: This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Tamdhu, and bottled by Cadenheads. It was matured for 22 years in a port cask, and bottled at cask strength with no coloring or filtering. Let’s see how it is.

Review #1271 | Scotch Review #443

Distiller: Tamdhu

Bottler: Cadenheads

Selection: N/A

ABV: 56% ABV

Age: 22 Years


Nose: Sweet toffee, juicy currant and blackberry. Cherry, raspberry. Musty, almost hop oil note. Lovely sweetness, rich ripe berries and tobacco. Fresh baked bread.

Taste: Medium mouth feel. Light ash. Some pepper. Ethanol creeps up. Big burst of juicy, fruity, flavor. Grape, cherry, blackberry. Cassis. Pipe tobacco, nice oak structure.

Finish: Long, sweet. Fresh baked bread, light muffin. Faint sulfur, loads of cherry, blackberry, toffee.

Overall: Really great. Very saturated flavors. All of them pleasant. Nice work Tamdhu.

Thanks for reading!

Rank: 7


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Decoded:

1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.

2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.

3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.

4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.

5 | Good | Good, just fine.

6 | Very Good | A cut above.

7 | Great | Well above average

8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.

9 | Incredible | An all time favorite

10 | Perfect | Perfect


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