Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old

Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old
Whisky Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old
Country Ireland
Type Single Malt
Cask Bourbon cask
Age 12 years old
Abv 40%
Rating 78/100
Reviews of Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old
says on March 18, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Burnished

General description

One of my Personal favorites, this Whiskey is 43% Abv., 12 years old, Triple Copper Pot Distilled, also aged in bourbon casks. One of my 2021 Saint Patty's day whiskey's and for $37.99, how can you go wrong. This is great Irish Whiskey, for a great price.

Rating: 82/100, +2 for value, -0.5 for availability. Final: 83.5/100.

Nose

Brown Sugar, butterscotch, cherry, caramel, strawberries and raspberries, floral, green apples, nuttiness.

Palate

Green apple, Brown Sugar, lenon citrus, strawberries and raspberries, floral, Caramel, butterscotch, nuttiness.

Finish

lemon citrus, brown sugar, green apples, caramel, floral.

says on September 21, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 78/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Pittig scherp

says on August 24, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

great caramel flavor that opens nicely with water!

says on June 5, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Lemon and vanilla with a hint of smoke. Got my attention but didn't quite manage to keep it.

says on February 25, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Yellow gold

General description

A nice aromatic round Irish single malt, which you don't find so often.

Nose

Initially a bit of biscuit and cereal notes, then pepper and spices

Palate

Fruity, sweet, light oak

Finish

Half-length finish with marshmellows, brown sugar, vanilla and marzipan.

says on November 23, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 72/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Sweet and vanilla on the nose, some strength on the pallet but quite shy.. Not really rounded, but still pleasant

says on September 7, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Burnished

General description

Vanilla on the nose. Honey and banana in the pallette. Short sweet finish. Not complex but quite nice

Nose

vanilla

Palate

honey and banana

Finish

smooth and sweet with fruit finish

says on June 14, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 78/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

I get honey and sherry on the nose, a little bit of spicy lemon cream on the palate, warm medium finish

says on May 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

clean, good, good flavor

says on April 30, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

delicious and smooth honey mouth

says on March 16, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

good whiskey, starts off with biscuits and honey, finishes with peaches. simple, but not a one note dram

says on March 8, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 76/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Licht van kleur en smaak. Fris met dito afdronk.

says on March 1, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Green apple. Sweet and tasty

says on December 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

1/16/14. 87/100. Breadier than other irish whiskies, clearly 100% malted barley. Has a dark fruit component of cassis, maybe even gourd?, obviosly bready. Palate is pleasant and rounded, medium, short finish.

says on October 31, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Appealing flavors. One can clearly taste the apples in this whiskey. It also leaves a strong bitter, firey taste

says on October 6, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 62/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

a little light for my taste. Not much on the nose and finish left me wanting more.

says on September 19, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Great matured fruity copper pot dostilled Irish whisky. Great to have in the collection to compare against.

says on September 14, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Great example of an Irish single malt. Buttery and smooth.

says on August 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Old gold

General description

Rich and oily. Fresh green apple peel and smooth vanilla.

Nose

Rich. Vanilla. Slight apple feinty notes.

Palate

Fresh apple peel. Vanilla. Toasted cereal.

Finish

Long rich vanilla notes. Good alcohol notes.

says on May 28, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 76/100
Color: Burnished

General description

I can definitely taste some of the fruit tones, and it has a slight seltzery aftertaste and nice small burn. Almost a little bit too light though. But smooth.

says on April 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Zetouna barrel select. Has an apricot finish not normally found.

says on March 7, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

good example of a single malt! sweet and citrus on the nose, more of the same on the palate. citrusy, lemons and lemon grass and fresh cut grass also. very smooth and a medium finish. great for sipping on a spring evening!

says on February 19, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

light and tasty

says on November 25, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Pale staw

General description

A bit disappointing. Very little on the nose: flavour is underwhelming. Bought as part of a set of 50ml miniatures, hoping for better from the 14 & 16 y.o.!

says on June 17, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 77/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

nose of honey and oak
spice and a elegant finish

says on February 19, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

zacht,
lichte zoetheid,
citrus: mandarijn,
veel hout,
kruidig

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Flavour profile

  • Vanilla
  • Sweet
  • Fruit
  • Toast
  • Pale gold
  • Orange
  • Oak
  • Mild
  • Malt
  • Honey
  • Grain
  • Delicate
  • Coconut
  • Balanced
  • Apple
  • Wood
  • Watery
  • Warming
  • Walnut
  • Value for money
  • Tropical
  • Tart
  • Tannic
  • Spice
  • Sappy
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