The influence of the rum is evident. Great whisky and was very glad to receive it. Definantley balvenie, rough and spicy. I really like it! Makes you feel immediately boozy due to the maltiness. Very smooth and a joy to drink, certainly spicy. Smells vaguely reminiscent of bananas, coconuts, and prunes. Buy The Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask online at the lowest price, delivered to your door. New reviews are moderated, so they won't be visible directly. A very gentle, easy single malt. Clearly fruity and very strong for the drinking strength. sweet disappears quickly and moves to bitterness. PRICE (EX-TAX) $80 / 750ml. Taste: A rich creamy vanilla mixed with apple, orange marmalade, mango, kiwi and a hint of toffee The nose had me anticipating a great dram, but I don’t think I like the rum cask finish. If. Once the liquid for The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year has been made it's aged in oak casts. Da die Nase am meisten von diesem, ansonsten eher geschmacksarmen Whisky profitiert, schlage ich vor, ihn als Nasenspray zu verkaufen. Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask Reviews Smooth, fruity and sweet You can definitely smell and taste the influence of the rum casks, which give this a sweet and fruity taste which is … Some unripe banana, and tropical fruits, lots of vanilla and some melon, very approachable. Very soft and sweet. The rum cask adds a lot of flavour to this fine whisky, I've bought this bottle 3 times so it must be decent. Anschliessend folgen Aromen von Vanillie gefolgt von Braunem Zucker gefolgt von Honig Noten nach den Süßen Noten folgen leichte Eichen Noten in Form von Gewürzen, Sehr Süße Rum Noten gefolgt von Gewürzen wie Vanillie und leichte Zimt Noten sowie malzige Noten anschliessend wieder süß Honig möglicher Weise im Hintergrund sind leichte Eichnoten schmeckbar, Süß dann leichte Trockenheit sowie leichte cremigkeit zum Schluss folgen leichte Eichen Noten. Amazing, so smooth and rich, sweet. Soft and oak cask taste. Gentle rum influence that accentuates more vanilla and caramel, some rum spiciness and fruitiness. Offers sweet spots like the beautiful scenery or appearings of Salma Hayek in the film – just to be died down by too much dryness, like Pierce Brosnan’s dry behavior on the silver screen. Rough, burned scent that's almost sour at times. Required fields are marked *. Aroma: A hint of toffee with an air of citrus fruits. a delightful dram. Sweet and medium long taste after taste, Good, strong, deceptive nose, subtle rum influence. Sinon un whisky agréable à boire. Rather homey. and it's quite rough around the edges. Great way to introduce people to what more expensive scotch can be. Smooth, enjoyable dram with vanilla and sweetness giving way to the right amount of spiciness to finish. Gingerbread spice, caramel, pepper and fire on the tongue! To create the ideal finish the Malt Master filled American oak casks with his own blend of select West Indian rums. The nose is much more appealing than the taste. Your email address will not be published. 8/19/15. Sweet and delicious. But not in this combination. Region: Speyside. A decent dram to enjoy but a bit overpriced for what you get in my opinion. Following its initial beautyrest, the Scotch whisky is double-barreled, or finished, in casks that were previously used to mature a Caribbean rum. Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Years Old. I'm not sure one sample was enough, but the price for one bottle seemed too high. Incredibly smooth. Registered in Scotland. Appearance: Light amber. Thin, and more alcohol burn than expected from the 43% ABV. WhiskyRant! Enjoyed the rum hints and smoothness of this single malt. 89/100. Not as different as I expected from a rum cask finish. I was expecting more ron barrel presence. High note up front, settling to a burn. it gives a sweetness that isn't normally there in a single malt. Certainly a good drink from balvenie. very good flavor. It delivers, but doesn't excel. Age: 14 years. impressed.. for only 43 abv, it had a nice bite but faded quickly into a nice spicey rum taste.. immediate bite that fades just as fast, fruity, vanilla, and can taste the rum influence, strong vanilla finish that lingers just enough. Description The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 year old single malt whisky has been matured in traditional oak whisky casks for 14 years, and then ‘finished’ in casks that previously held Caribbean rum. Behind today’s little cardboard door of the Drinks by the Dram Whisky Advent Calendar is a fruity Speysider that brings together Scotland and the Caribbean. The finish could be longer but overall an extremely pleasant dram. Tagged with: Review Scotch Single Malt A lively spice appears, bringing a rum quality into the finish. Gingerbread, honey, tropical fruits and acetone on the nose, semi-sweet and viscous on the palate, the honey and tropical fruits are there but muted, the medium finish is warming and spicey. not the unpleasant sweetness of a bourbon but something better. NOTE: Prices subject to change without notice. Sweet, a bit spicy. Honeyed nuts, oak, golden raisins and delicate notes of rum. Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Rum Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky (750ml) SKU #1060216 92 points Wine Enthusiast After regular maturation, this Scotch is “extra matured” in former rum casks. 750 mL bottle | LCBO#:361055 . The Dufftown-based Balvenie Distillery produces whisky in a traditional style, by using floor-malted and mainly locally grown barley. My favorite Balvenie so far! Das Rumfass liegt leicht im Hintergrund. Well balanced, red fruits, sweet, rum influence, balanced with fruit and spice, Great whiskey, perfect sweet and nice subtle hints of fruit and nutts, I am fan of both whisky and rum. First rum cask influenced finish for me, nice influence. vanilla after taste. Smoke is not distinct, bordering on undetectable; hear is fine.I Would share a glass of this with any visitor in our home. we get some heat here....surprised by it. sweet to immediate heat and burn. heat goes away almost immediately after the swallow.like a relief in a way. rum finished sweetness with a mouthful of spice. Light, almost floral. It's fantastic whisky. Fruchtig, Süß mit Rumaromen. Delicious, smooth, if a little plain. Taste itself is very good but a bit burning. It's unlikely that you'll want to mix anything with it. The Balvenie Caribbean Cask Aged 14 Years, 14 Years Old, Finished in Caribbean Rum casks, Scotland, Speyside $ This used to be a bit of a bargain in the UK, now not so much. https://www.whiskynotes.be/2018/balvenie/balvenie-caribbean-cask-14-years/ Nose: sweet, with buttery vanilla cake and yellow apples up front. really nice change of pace. Check out my blog post for choosing the right one, Ex-Bourbon casks, finished in Ex-Rum casks. Apricots and bananas. Etwas Vanille, Starker Antritt dann fruchtig und süß und etwas Eiche, Deutlicher Rum, lange verbleibende Fruchtigkeit. Clear rum sweetness and sugar over classic whisky fruit. A digital marketing professional by day – a whisky reviewer and informer by night. With a finish nicely long, which just doesn’t match my taste. Almost too easy. The result is the traditional smooth, honeyed character of The Balvenie married with notes of toffee and a hint of fruit, with a warm, lingering finish. vanilla, cream soda on the nose, rum and oak taste, spicy vanilla finish. un nez parfumé,fruits exotiques, une première bouche assez douce , une pointe de banane et poire en finition, le tout enrobé d une pointe de café et de caramel belle longueur en bouche . Okay with a sweet dessert, but not a favourite. It's not overloaded with flavours and really smooth, just sweet enough and spicy. A really exotic fruity tast with sherry, and a smooth aftertaste. Mit viel gutem Willen kakao... Leichte Bitterkeit. Nose: Black pepper, banana, salted caramel hard candy, hot buttered rum. intense. nice vanilla & toffee taste, it got a spicey finish from the rum casks. Extra maturation in ex-rum casks. I'll buy more of this. Your email address will not be published. Spicy. The end result layers rich, mouth-coating dried apricot, honey and Sherry notes on top of Balvenie's usual caramel and light peat profile. Here in the States you will find it offered at $65.00 to $85.00, and often sitting on the shelf waiting for your selection. In the UK, expect to pay about £45. Company number: SC138003. This single malt whisky has been matured for 14 years in traditional oak casks and after that, transferred to Caribbean rum casks to give some extra character. 43% Vol, Intensive Rum Noten die sich in Süße sowie Kandierten Tropischen Früchten wie Mango. Somehow it feels like "old classic style". A fairly unique whisky, it has spent atleast some time maturing in ex rum casks. but still much better than the 12 year old. smooth, soft taste with sharper rum after taste. was initially put off by the strong rum scent and taste, but it has grown on me. Not as much of the rum comes through on this as other bottles finished with rum (Angel's Envy, High West) Easy to drink and very approachable. Gedöns..braucht man nicht. Taste: sweet / wood / a little rum and fruit. Needs a little water to bring the spiciness down. Strong presence of the rum cask finish, sweeter notes and vanilla. some intensity. Sweet, fruit, and sherry. Balvenie is owned by William Grant & Sons. Less sweet than the smell suggested. “To create the ideal finish Malt Master David Stewart, filled American oak casks with his own blend of select West Indian rums.”. It’s Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask! In my opinion a very fine whisky even if I was expecting a bit more influence of the rum finishing. A 14-year-old Balvenie which finished its maturation in casks which had previously held Caribbean rum. Medium finish, full of sugar coated almonds, oak, vanilla and molasses. The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky Speyside, Scotland. is a blog written by Johannes Lindblom – it has lots of whisky reviews and some industry news. Erinnert an Butterkuchen. Light leafy oak in the background. fruité avec un peu d'épices. All that is best from whisky and rum combined in one dram. Null Abgang, in der Nase ok. Strong, sweet, deep rum nose. How long is anyone’s guess, it isn’t mentioned on the bottle. You will have to read my review of the Balvenie 14 Caribbean Cask that will begin as soon as this sentence concludes. no nose harsh on the tongue very little finnish. Good but nothing outstanding. Finnish whisky enthusiast and the author of WhiskyRant! The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 year old single malt whisky has been matured in traditional oak whisky casks for 14 years, and then ‘finished’ in casks that previously held Caribbean rum. The Balvenie Single Malt Whisky Caribbean Cask Aged 14 Years is a regular offering from Balvenie and (for the most part) is readily available. Very lovely dram with quite some power! I didn't like it. Tasting Notes: The Balvenie Caribbean Cask Aged 14 Years. good. Mild almost mellow with mild vanilla and toasted oak. ), maybe a hint of rum. Oily but lighter than I thought. Smooth Scotch taste, with a sweet rum finish. Shop now at Shop now at Shop now at Shop now at Shop now at Shop now at Shop now at DoubleWood 17 5.0(9) A good starter whiskey for a scotch beginner. Like a roller coaster ride of good and not so good aromas and taste. Can only drink a little at a time. The finish is sweet and doesn't last too long, which almost gives me the impression that I missed something. bitter oak, and very dark chocolate like 90% Cocoa, alot of rummy nose. Incredible dram. Mildly sweet dram not peety more mild with some oak and vanilla notes. more watery oily. The taste is not bad, just light and somewhat herbal. The spicy after taste, though quite nice, is not my personal thing. The flavors are too unique to pass up. Reminds me of sparkling apple juice on nose and palate. You will never again make the choice between rum and whisky with Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask. To create the ideal finish Malt Master David C. Stewart MBE filled American oak casks with his own blend of select West Indian rums. Love it! If you like Scotch and Rum this whisky will not disappoint. Very easy drinker but lacking something for me. Not as crafted as I would have expected. 'The Balvenie Caribbean Cask has been matured in traditional oak whisky casks for 14 years, and then 'finished' in casks that previously held Caribbean rum. The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 year old single malt whisky has been matured in traditional oak whisky casks for 14 years, and then "finished" in casks that previously held Caribbean rum. heat! Very fruity. Balvenie 14 year old Caribbean Cask is an interesting dram from the Dufftown based distillery in Speyside. Proof: 86. The finish is where it shines with molasses and tropical fruits, some light barrel, floral and mint. Tasting Notes: Color: Light copper hues. Balvenie 14 year old Caribbean Cask is an interesting dram from the Dufftown based distillery in Speyside. bitterness goes on a bit. Solid scotch but I was expecting a little more. On the box: “Rounded with vanilla and sweet oak notes and a fruity character that develops with time.” Distiller: Balvenie Distillery. Insgesamt wenig komplexer, süßer und milder Whisky, der seinen Aufpreis zum Double Wood nicht wert ist. Vanilla. AVG. Whisky related stuff like drinks, food, books etc. The rum taste is very strong and very odd. The Balvenie Caribbean Cask Aged 14 Year Old Single Malt A Balvenie Whisky that adds a dash of unforgettable Caribbean rum sweetness, fruitiness and warmth. Type: Spirits, Whiskey Country/Region: United Kingdom Alcohol: 43% : Product number: 352300. The rum finish is very subtle, almost too subtle. if you let it rest you can smell Balvenie 12 in the background but the rum on top is not much of improvement. The traditional crafts of malt whisky making still flourish at the Balvenie Distillery. The Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky is aged in traditional oak casks for a minimum of fourteen years. Required fields are marked *, Color-- Select a color --0.0: Gin clear0.1: White wine0.2: Pale staw0.3: Pale gold0.4: Jonquiripe corn0.5: Yellow gold0.6: Old gold0.7: Amber0.8: Deep gold0.9: Amontillado sherry1.0: Deep copper1.1: Burnished1.2: Chestnutoloroso sherry1.3: Russetmuscat1.4: Tawny1.5: Auburn, Polished Mahogany1.6: Mahogany, Henna notes1.7: Burnt umber1.8: Old oak1.9: Brown sherry, Finishing strength-- Select an option --ShortMediumLongVery long. Some creamy coconut, honey and toffee. The Balvenie 14 Caribbean Cask is bottled at 43%. slightly fruity and sweet. This is the best of Balvenie, and a good price whiskey. Expect vanilla and toffee notes as the rum contributes extra sweetness to the flavours. Oiliness typical of 14 year olds. The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 year old single malt whisky has been matured in traditional oak whisky casks for 14 years, and then ‘finished’ in casks that previously held Caribbean rum. 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