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Tullibardine 1488 Whisky Ale (Cask)

Formerly brewed at Bridge Of Allan (Traditional Scottish Ales)
Style: Scotch Ale
Stirling, Scotland
Serve in Thistle


on tap


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 2.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Cask: Special - 2006 & 2007

NeuroPliny's rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NeuroPliny (242) - Calgary, Alberta, - JUN 1, 2013
Poured from a 500 mL bottle. Pours clear light caramel. Head fades quickly with minimal lacing. Aroma is faint barley. Flavour is sweet bread-pudding up front with an overly sweet peaty aftertaste. I appreciate the attempt using scotch whiskey casks but this doesn't work.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pinball (11918) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2015
33 cl bottle brewed in 2015. Label matches picture. 7% alc.. Conditioned in oak casks used to mature scottish whisky. as "1488 premium whisky beer" Clear dark golden, large offwhite head. aroma of malts, caramel , old hops, toffee. smells like one of the not so good uk vintage beers. flavor is grass, malts, whisky, wood, quite sweet, no noticeable hops, but the flowery sweetness inside the malty and caramelly sweetnes could be from hops. More or less as sweet as a barley wine. the toffee and caramel bends it towards cloying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamaty (1810) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 9, 2015
Fabricada por una destileria y fermentada en barrica de roble donde macera el whisky. Sin duda le da su caracter especial, tanto en el aroma como en el sabor. Bien de textura y de cuerpo. Color miel y espuma poco abundante. Sabor malteado, algo alcohólico. Curiosa. Merece ser probada.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (4202) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Tullibardine 1488 whisky beer [7%] enjoyed on the Seaton Cliffs, Angus. Very mild aroma with more Malt and less whisky than expected. Very smooth medium body with good prickly. medium carbonation. Eventually some woody and whisky flavors build.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 3/20
madrid4341 (3) - SPAIN - MAR 20, 2015 does not count
Bière très légèrement aromatisée d’une très belle couleur. De manière générale goute un peu trop l’alcohol (trop marquée). Mais agrésble au palais. Sans trop de goût....un peu fade.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergaard (300) - Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2015
Light golden color. Aroma and taste of whisky, malt, banana, a little alcohol and some toffee

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vanvenlo (1732) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 27, 2014
Dan Murphy?s bottle (2-Jan-14) Light malt light sour aroma. Clear amber colour, low head and suds lacing. Sweet sour light plum fruit woody aged malt flavour. Sweet fruit malt finish and light wood sour aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chopper925 (412) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle at black Bull tavern. Clear brown, small head. Peaty aroma with oak in it, has something of whisky. Taste is very sweet malt, with low hops. Aftertaste is malty, unfortunately no oak or peat. I liked it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
miquelcrush (2049) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2014
Bona cervesa molt equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza muy equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jetulio (119) - Tarragona.SPAIN, SPAIN - JUL 11, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2013 330 ml bottle poured into a Pint glass Appearance....... amber/yellow beer with head colour white of 1,5 fingers Aroma............... grass and malt, not too strong smell with a touch of malty aroma Taste........ alcohol/malty, bitterness almost not appears Mouthfeel........... medium body and medium/soft carbonation Overall............ nothing special

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LomYst (780) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2013
aroma is heavy alcoholic, hints of whisky, faint stoutlike in the back... warming liquid, sweet.... warming finish.... watery... very very blend... headless, clear, ugly... not a good beer, more like a failed experiment that someone had to bottle... get’s better after a while though, after the wheat shines through and gives it a more bready body

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