Is Tamdhu a good whiskey?

Is Tamdhu a good whiskey?

Tamdhu 12 Year Old – review In the mouth: Follows on from the nose, layers of sherry and lighter creamy notes. Fruitcake, vanilla icing, and some summer fruits too. Well balanced and smooth, very good for an entry level whisky, and well-priced.

Who makes Tamdhu whisky?

Ian MacLeod Distillers
In 2017 Ian MacLeod released Tamdhu 50. It is a 50 year old bottling from a first-fill European oak sherry butt (cask 4678)….Tamdhu distillery.

Entrance to Tamdhu
Region: Speyside
Location Knockando in Banffshire, Scotland
Owner Ian MacLeod Distillers
Founded 1897

What is the smoothest single malt whiskey?

Top 10 Best Light & Smooth Whiskies

  • Auchentoshan 1978. Rating: 88/100.
  • Bushmills 21 Year Old. Rating: 87/100.
  • Auchentoshan 21 Year Old. Rating: 85/100.
  • Glenmorangie 18 Year Old Extremely Rare. Rating: 86/100.
  • Redbreast 12 Year Old. Rating: 84/100.
  • Knappogue Castle 1995.
  • Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask.
  • Tomintoul 14 Year Old.

Who owns Tamdhu distillery?

owner Ian Macleod
Family owned whisky distiller Ian Macleod Distillers, which owns the Tamdhu, Glengoyne and Smokehead brands, has agreed an £80m refinancing to position the business for its next phase of growth.

Is Tamdhu 12 chill filtered?

Tamdhu Distillery continues that tradition today and matures its single malt exclusively in the finest European and American Oloroso sherry casks. This expression is bottled un-chill-filtered and will appeal to sherry wood connoisseurs with an eye for the exceptional.

Who owns Ian Macleod Distillers?

founder Peter Russell
The chairman of Ian Macleod is founder Peter Russell, whose son Leonard serves as managing director.

Which whiskey is the smoothest?

What are the Smoothest Whiskeys?

  • Scotch Whisky. Laphroaig 10 Year Old is considered by many to be “Best Single Malt Whisky in the World.” It has a smokey-smooth taste, without being too overpowering.
  • American Bourbon Whiskey. American Bourbon is not as simple as you might think.
  • Canadian Whisky.
  • Irish Whiskey.

What is the smokiest Scotch?

Ardbeg 10 is the most perceivably smoky, but physically, the smokiest is Corryvreckan,” McCarron says. “Corryvreckan has a lot of French oak, so you perceive all these herbal and spicy flavors that compete with the smoke.”

Who owns Rosebank distillery?

Ian Macleod Distillers
Rosebank distillery

Rosebank Distillery 2006
Region: Lowland
Location Camelon Coordinates: 56°00′08.7″N 3°48′13.0″W
Owner Ian Macleod Distillers
Founded 1798

Who makes Islay gold?

Ian Macleod Distillers | Islay Gold 10 Years Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky | Spirit | IWSC.

What is the easiest whiskey to drink?

Smooth Whiskeys for Beginners

  • Scotch Whisky – Auchentoshan 12 Years Old.
  • Irish Whiskey – Jameson Caskmates.
  • Tennessee Whiskey – George Dickel Superior No.
  • Bourbon Whiskey – Wild Turkey 101.
  • Japanese Whiskey – Hibiki Japanese Harmony.
  • Indian Whiskey – Paul John Classic Select Cask.

How old is the Tamdhu single malt whisky?

Since 1990s the Tamdhu Distillery (pronounced Tam-Doo) has only filled its whiskies into sherry casks, giving its single malts distinctive notes of cherry, dried fruit and spice. Its first official release on re-opening was the much-praised Tamdhu 10 Year Old, followed by a series of more intense ‘batch strength’ bottlings.

What kind of casks are used for Tamdhu whisky?

The Tamdhu story starts under the warming Spanish sun. In 1898 our founders secured their first precious shipment of sherry casks from the finest bodegas in Spain. Now over 100 years later, Tamdhu matures its whisky exclusively in the finest Oloroso sherry casks.

What kind of whisky is 10 year old?

Tamdhu 10 Year Old Bottling Note. Well-sherried single malt from the Tamdhu distillery, aged for a decade in sherry oak casks. As if that wasn’t quite wonderful enough, this has been presented in a delightfully retro-styled bottle.