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Brewed by Black Wolf
Style: English Strong Ale
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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered; Regularly available
Launched as Tullibardine 1488 Whisky Ale
A partnership between the Black Wolf Brewery and Tullibardine distillery has produced something special - a unique beer with a light whisky aroma and clean fresh aftertaste. Once bitten, forever smitten.


Bathory's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bathory (458) - Kverneland, - NOV 16, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2012 Pours a golden, hazy colour with almost no head. Aroma of oak, wood and caramel. Flavour are really much of oak, some spruce, pine and caramel also. Good a quite light body for a 7 %, but i really likr it. Smooth palate with soft carbonation.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1492) - ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2016
Bottle. Amber and gassy appearance. Malty, with an acidic aroma. Light fruitiness with hints of banana. An easy drinking beer but a bit disappointing overall.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SinH4 (2440) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2015
Cloudy golden-orange color with small white head. Aroma is bitter caramel, butterscotch and toffee. Taste is slight caramel, some earthy old world hops and toffee. Quite sweet and a bit honey. Feels light. Low carbonation. Not too harmonious and a bit weak, although quite drinkable. Combined with food, a ridiculous booziness evolves.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
josanguapo (989) - SPAIN - DEC 4, 2015
From Hipercor. In Teku glass. Watching Sons of Anarchy 2x05. Less disgusting than expected. Maybe because its softer than other whisky beers. However, at the end it still becomes a bit tiresome. No foam.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Niller (1358) - Hammel, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2015
Bottle from G&B, Hammel. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma and taste is malt, caramel, some fruits, hops. Soft carbonation. Dry bittersweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shain (167) - ISRAEL - SEP 13, 2015
Bottle, 330ml. Pours light golden colored with white head. Scent of light sweet malt and some fruity notes. Tastes quite sour with moderate sweetness. Light hoppy bitterness. Flavors of honey, apple, citrus. Some fruity hops. Pale malt. Slightly earthy and very light smokiness. Nice medium carbonation. I wouldn’t be able to tell that it’s made with whiskey.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (5742) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2015
Bottle share at Leighton’s, BB Feb 2016, 7%. Dark yellow / pale orange, lightly sparkling, small foamy white head. Aroma is light with oak, wood, butter and plastic. Body is medium to light, tingly carbonation, slightly foamy. Taste is sodawater, buttery, biscuit. Just a hint of whisky maybe. Fine I suppose.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Theydon_Bois (16423) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2015
Bottle split at LKS, thanks to Daniel, 03/09/15. Pale golden blonde with a moderate off White covering. Nose is caramel, paper, grassy, vanilla. Taste comprises much the same, sweet and rather bland, paper chase all the way through. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Dull ... wars of tim.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
rayaron (1301) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle sample. Clear golden with small white head. Light sweetish aroma with notes of port wine, raisin and honey. The flavor is quite alcoholic, medium sweetness, notes of whiskey and raisin. Flat, medium-bodied.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
zvikar (4124) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUN 15, 2015
Pours orange to bronze with a nice head, aroma of alcohol, malt and caramel, flavor of alcohol, malt and caramel, light bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cokemonkey11 (457) - - MAY 19, 2015
Brown bottle, 330ml, ASDA Aberdeen. Pours medium golden transparent with a thin white head subsiding quickly. Scent is toffee malts maybe hickory. Taste is medium toasted malts and wood, resin. Finish is residing sweetness and a little harsh but good.


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