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Caperdonich - 25 Years Old

93.53 / 100

Fruity & Spicy Flavours

Visual: 4.28 /5  •  Aroma: 23.41 /25  •  Taste: 37.50 /40   •  Finish: 28.34 /30

Dram Code: S38

Producer: Caperdonich

Bottler: Official Bottling

Type: Single Malt Whisky

Cask: 1st Fill American Oak Barrels

Age: 25

Country: Scotland

Region: Speyside

Chill Filtered: No

Added Colour: Unknown

ABV: 48%

Cask Strength: No

Release: Duty-Free Exclusive

Price: $495.57 (at time of review)

Dram Code: S38

Producer: Caperdonich

Bottler: Official Bottling

Type: Single Malt Whisky

Cask Type: 1st Fill American Oak Barrels

Age: 25

Country: Scotland

Region: Speyside

ABV: 48%

Cask Strength: No

Chill Filtered: No

Added Colour: Unknown

Release: Duty-Free Exclusive

Price: $495.57 (at time of review)

About This Single Malt Whisky

Studio Sample Session

This incredible whisky was a part of our first-ever “Studio Sample Session” where we invited members to come and try 75 years’ worth of single malts Scotch! You can watch my notes and also see a whole host of members give their opinion on these three beauties.

 

By Adam Bradshaw on September 06, 2020

Score & flavour profile voted on by members who sampled the whisky

Recent Reviews

How We Review Whiskies

Score

Whiskies are rated by our members on the visuals (out of 5), aroma (out of 25), taste (out of 40), & finish (out of 30). With a total score out of 100.

Based on how scoring occurred for our early reviews, the following guide is given to members –

0-60 awful • 60-70 bad • 70-80 okay • 80-85 good • 85-90 great • 90-95 awesome • 95+ amazing

The individual scores are collected, and outliers are removed via the “agreeable group” statistical method to reduce bias and taste preferences (ie, people who score a peated whisky lowly because they don’t like peat). This gives us a better idea of the overall quality of the whisky in the eyes of our members.

 

Flavour Profile

Along with scoring the whisky, members are invited to choose up to three of the below flavour profiles which they think match the whisky. The profile that is most commonly chosen is then the official flavour profile for the dram.

fresh & floral
eg – blossoms, cut grass, apples, pears

fruity & spicy
eg – peach, vanilla, coconut, nutmeg

malty & dry
eg – breakfast cereal, nuts, cookies

rich & round
eg – raisins, figs, oak tannins, dates

smoky & earthy
eg – wood smoke, bacon, iodine

 

Dram Association Nickname

The nickname is usually given by the writer of the initial review and tasting notes. It is based on their tasting notes and used to refer to the whisky to keep its true identity hidden for those who enjoy blind tasting.