Finnish whisky enthusiast and the author of WhiskyRant! Once the liquid for The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year has been made it's aged in oak casts. WhiskyRant! A digital marketing professional by day – a whisky reviewer and informer by night. Balvenie 14 year old Caribbean Cask is an interesting dram from the Dufftown based distillery in Speyside. rum finished sweetness with a mouthful of spice. Some unripe banana, and tropical fruits, lots of vanilla and some melon, very approachable. Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Rum Cask 750ml [click image to zoom] image may not be actual bottle available. Im Mund wieder vorwiegend süß und mild. Appearance: Light amber. heat! Aftertaste: short / woody. Very smooth and a joy to drink, certainly spicy. heat goes away almost immediately after the swallow.like a relief in a way. Tasting Notes: Color: Light copper hues. Somehow it feels like "old classic style". Signature smooth, honeyed character of the Balvenie, while adding unique notes of toffee and fruit from its innovative cask finish. I have to admit that the taste of those two felt similar. Sweet and medium long taste after taste, Good, strong, deceptive nose, subtle rum influence. Im Vergleich mit dem Standard Double Wood sehr viel zurückhaltender und natürlich ohne die Fruchtnoten des Sherry Fasses. On the box: “Rounded with vanilla and sweet oak notes and a fruity character that develops with time.” Distiller: Balvenie Distillery. very good flavor. Very fruity. Can only drink a little at a time. Smooth, enjoyable dram with vanilla and sweetness giving way to the right amount of spiciness to finish. The finish is sweet and doesn't last too long, which almost gives me the impression that I missed something. deserve to taste, Subtle tastes of vanilla and rum, easy drinking and light on peat. Solid scotch but I was expecting a little more. smooth, soft taste with sharper rum after taste. https://www.whiskynotes.be/2018/balvenie/balvenie-caribbean-cask-14-years/ Nose: sweet, with buttery vanilla cake and yellow apples up front. coconut at the beginning, leading to licorice, chewy, orange zest. If you like Scotch and Rum this whisky will not disappoint. Thin, and more alcohol burn than expected from the 43% ABV. Following its initial beautyrest, the Scotch whisky is double-barreled, or finished, in casks that were previously used to mature a Caribbean rum. Registered in Scotland. Sweet, a bit spicy. lovely lovely drop, had it a few times the rum cask is well worth a try. Sweet, fruit, and sherry. Oak with slight char becomes more evident. Sweet and vanilla dominated well constructed malty dram. I was expecting more ron barrel presence. Vital Stats: Mash bill of 100% malted barley; aged 14 years in oak barrels, then finished in rum casks; 86 proof, 43% alcohol by volume; around $82 for a $750ml bottle. 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. Certainly a good drink from balvenie. Gingerbread spice, caramel, pepper and fire on the tongue! it doesn't evolve. Like a roller coaster ride of good and not so good aromas and taste. Balvenie Caribbean Cask was created by The Balvenie Malt Master, David Stewart, who celebrated an incredible 50th anniversary at the distillery in 2012. it gives a sweetness that isn't normally there in a single malt. This is the best of Balvenie, and a good price whiskey. Sweet, butterscotch, grain some fruity that rapidly disappearing. 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. Gedöns..braucht man nicht. Clearly fruity and very strong for the drinking strength. I get some of that charred oak flavor on the nose and back palate. Slight cinnamon. Very lovely dram with quite some power! Definitely worth trying as it's something different because of rum barrels. Sweet, strong rum with hints of sticky toffee pudding and vanilla. '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. a decent whisky but not one im rushing to add to my collection, n: sweet, oak, vanilla NOTE: Prices subject to change without notice. Expect notes of vanilla, toffee, nutmeg & subtle rum soaked raisins. You will never again make the choice between rum and whisky with Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask. Enjoyed the rum hints and smoothness of this single malt. How long is anyone’s guess, it isn’t mentioned on the bottle. Lacks the smoothness of the 12yo DW but makes up for some of that with a stronger, sweeter taste. nice vanilla & toffee taste, it got a spicey finish from the rum casks. It’s Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask! Mildly sweet dram not peety more mild with some oak and vanilla notes. is a blog written by Johannes Lindblom – it has lots of whisky reviews and some industry news. 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. 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. Incredibly smooth. Overall very good whisky, nice vanilla, Caribbean fruitiness, smooth peaty finish, creamy and warm, subtle rum notes but still distinctly scotch. Smoke is not distinct, bordering on undetectable; hear is fine.I Would share a glass of this with any visitor in our home. Somewhat shorter, with more charred oak and tannins, nose: tropical fruit, honey 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. Love this! Search by flavour or similarity, and find your perfect whisky. Smells vaguely reminiscent of bananas, coconuts, and prunes. Wow. 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. vanilla after taste. It's fantastic whisky. finish: dark chocolat, le rhum n'est pas trop marqué et s'accentue sur la finale. Etwas Vanille, Starker Antritt dann fruchtig und süß und etwas Eiche, Deutlicher Rum, lange verbleibende Fruchtigkeit. Crisp vanilla forms a creamy palate with notes of apples and a hint of orange in the background. Light, almost floral. love how the rum cask changes the profile and finish. good. Very harsh finish. My favorite Balvenie so far! Extra maturation in ex-rum casks. we get some heat here....surprised by it. A wedding gift! pas déçu de mon achat, Get a rum flavor with sweet vanilla, then a spicy finish, sweet vanilla, rum, spicy. Definantley balvenie, rough and spicy. Null Abgang, in der Nase ok. The spiced rum flavors are clear, nothing left to the imagination in that respect. Always intrigued to try a rum cask finish, even though I know that there might be some dryness involved – a note, which rarely suits for me if it’s strong. sadly the color is fake. To rum or not to rum... leichter Nachhall von...ooops, da ist es schon weg. Unfortunately Pierce got more screen time in After The Sunset, which is also, what happened with Balvenie Caribbean Cask. $149.95 BUY NOW RATINGS & REVIEWS. “To create the ideal finish Malt Master David Stewart, filled American oak casks with his own blend of select West Indian rums.”. Toffee. Taste: sweet / wood / a little rum and fruit. a delightful dram. Proof: 86. Age: 14 years. Incredible dram. Honeyed nuts, oak, golden raisins and delicate notes of rum. With a finish nicely long, which just doesn’t match my taste. 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. Im wesentlichen nichts sagend... Ich war sehr enttäuscht... Hätte mir mehr davon erwartet. some intensity. Close, rum accented with sweet, sticky vanilla notes. The taste is not bad, just light and somewhat herbal. not the unpleasant sweetness of a bourbon but something better. Mit viel gutem Willen kakao... Leichte Bitterkeit. Notes of vanilla, tropical fruits such as mango, and brown sugar from the rum provide an excellent introduction, but don't follow through on the taste. 14 years maturation in traditional oak casks & finished in Caribbean rum casks. Nicht ganz: Es bleibt eine angenehme süsse Würze, ähnlich der vom oben genannten Kaugummi. Tagged with: Review Scotch Single Malt Check out my blog post for choosing the right one, Ex-Bourbon casks, finished in Ex-Rum casks. Smooth and sweet (vanilla, rum, fruit). A really exotic fruity tast with sherry, and a smooth aftertaste. The warm spice lingers with a vanilla focus, buttery and subtly sweet. Erinnert an Butterkuchen. sweet disappears quickly and moves to bitterness. PRICE (EX-TAX) $80 / 750ml. intense. Appearance: Light amber. Reminds me of sparkling apple juice on nose and palate. Definitely get rum on the nose and taste, with an oak spice and vanilla coming through as well. im Gegensatz zum Nosing deutlich weniger süss und eher zurückhaltend, dafür leicht bittere Eiche. bitter oak, and very dark chocolate like 90% Cocoa, alot of rummy nose. Very easy drinker but lacking something for me. Clear rum sweetness and sugar over classic whisky fruit. Best of two worlds. Aroma: A hint of toffee with an air of citrus fruits. some bitterness noticed too. LIMITED EDITION. Speyside, Scotland- After a 14 year maturation period in traditional oak whisky casks, the Balvenie is then transferred to the rum casks. no nose harsh on the tongue very little finnish. 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. Balvenie 14 year old Caribbean Cask review, GlenAllachie 10YO Batch 3 Cask Strength Single Malt, GlenAllachie 15 year old single malt review, Teerenpeli Distiller’s Choice Portwood Finish, Helsinki Whiskey 100% Rye Malt Release 17. It has been finished in ex-Caribbean rum barrels, one of the more unique barrels ever used to finish Scotch whisky. In der Nase sehr mild und süß mit einem Hauch Vanille. Balvenie is truly traditional with the whisky making style. 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. The nose is much more appealing than the taste. A 14-year-old Balvenie which finished its maturation in casks which had previously held Caribbean rum. Nose: Reviews of Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Cask. Rum, sweetness, brown sugar, bit of vanilla, sweet rum finish 14 yr old. The influence of the rum is evident. Balvenie 14 Year Old Caribbean Rum Finish was matured in traditional oak casks for 14 years then transferred to rum casks and bottled at 43.0% ABV. This whiskey finishes like a smooth rum. Expect vanilla and toffee notes as the rum contributes extra sweetness to the flavours. The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Medium finish, full of sugar coated almonds, oak, vanilla and molasses. then cloves and custard linger with an interesting roast fruits note, burnt fruit even. Light leafy oak in the background. The memory of rum is present. i will something older frim Balvenie. Smooth, light, rum on the back end, not complex, Long, spicy, teeny bit of smoke (peat? Interestingly enough, couple of days before tasting this Balvenie, I had tried a sample of Ron Matusalem 15 year old Gran Reserva rum. but still much better than the 12 year old. I expected a little more from this Balvenie but was a bit let down instead. Rough, burned scent that's almost sour at times. It has been matured for 14 years in traditional oak casks before being transferred to Caribbean rum casks to impart some extra flavour › See more product details Age Verification Required on Delivery: This product is not for sale to people under the age of 18. Tasting Notes: The Balvenie Caribbean Cask Aged 14 Years. Good but nothing outstanding. New reviews are moderated, so they won't be visible directly. Taste: A rich creamy vanilla mixed with apple, orange marmalade, mango, kiwi and a hint of toffee Smooth very mild sweetness with a mild vanilla and oak similar to its aroma. High note up front, settling to a burn. And less vanilla, but loads of plum stew, raisins, blood oranges, overripe red apples. definitely rum but also fruit and some oakines, vanilla nose with hints of red fruits and tropical fruit. It delivers, but doesn't excel. The Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Barrel Scotch Whisky. bitterness goes on a bit. Really liking it. I'll buy more of this. Very personal beginners review. Smooth with sweet palette filled with fruit, Fasstyp Ex-Bourbon und Finish in Rumfässern No peet of note. was initially put off by the strong rum scent and taste, but it has grown on me. really nice change of pace. Obvious rum influences from the rum cask. Goes down pretty easy. Don't get me wrong, it is a fine whisky but I don't quite see the added value with the rum finish. and it's quite rough around the edges. Toffee and spice with some citrus rind. Smooth whisky taste. I'm a picky fuck. Erik influence is more pronounced than the nose gives away. Apricots and bananas. The BALVENIE DISTILLERY COMPANY LIMITED. Ein hervorragender Whisky mit fein abgestimmten Rumaromen. Spiceness and sweetness of a rum. Full of flavour, but it lacks character. The rum finish is very subtle, almost too subtle. Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Years Old. Your email address will not be published. Your email address will not be published. It's not overloaded with flavours and really smooth, just sweet enough and spicy. Required fields are marked *. 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. The rum taste is very strong and very odd. 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. Sinon un whisky agréable à boire. Your email address will not be published. Hints of vanilla, toffee and fruit roll through leaving you wanting more. Very soft and sweet. 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. Along with locally grown barley, they use floor malting – a method only six distilleries use in Scotland. The finish could be longer but overall an extremely pleasant dram. I didn't like it. The 14 year old Caribbean Cask by Balvenie gave some mixed emotions. 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 . Enjoy reading and please, feel free to comment. Tasting Notes: The Balvenie Caribbean Cask Aged 14 Years. Nose: Black pepper, banana, salted caramel hard candy, hot buttered rum. 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. Spicy and nutty on the gum. interesting whisky. Another good addition to the Balvenie line up. Im Abgang leicht nussig, aber nicht so intensiv wie der Double Wood. vanilla and toffee taste gives over to unsweetened pineapple with some spiciness on the finish, which does not linger long, Enjoyable dram with Vanilla, honey palate and dry oak finish, not as sweet as Balvenie Doublewood 12, Dry oak tsnnins, slight sweetness a bit of alcohol burn. The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 year old has been matured in traditional oak whisky casks for 14 years, before getting ‘finished’ in casks that were seasoned with a proprietary blend of Caribbean rums.. Its predecessor was called Cuban Selection but I … Really strong alcohol but creamy aroma. Aftertaste is warm and long. All that is best from whisky and rum combined in one dram. Hints of sandalwood and cinnamon. Smooth Scotch taste, with a sweet rum finish. vanilla, cream soda on the nose, rum and oak taste, spicy vanilla finish. if you let it rest you can smell Balvenie 12 in the background but the rum on top is not much of improvement. 89/100. Außer einem malzigen Touch wenig bis nichts greifbares, Angesichts des Alkoholgehalts viel zu wuchtig... Etwas süße, etwas Vanille...vom Rum merkte ich gar nix. This bottle will definitely not go to waste but probably won't be restocked either. The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky Speyside, Scotland. Very similar to Glenfiddich 15, just a little sweeter. ), maybe a hint of rum. ABV: 43%. Wrigleys Juicy Fruit-Kaugummi, süss-würzige Kombination. Delicious, smooth, if a little plain. Rich, berries at first, developing into creamy toffee, vanilla spice, sweet & citrus fruits. Your email address will not be published. Yet it has a rum-like dryness, but in the other hand it is very sweet. 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. A nice warm dram. It's unlikely that you'll want to mix anything with it. Soft and oak cask taste. 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) Very sweet tasting. Less sweet than the smell suggested. Vanilla. Very minor burn at the end (I'd consider this extremely smooth) and taste doesnt linger long. The traditional crafts of malt whisky making still flourish at the Balvenie Distillery. Nice, thick mouthfeel. In the UK, expect to pay about £45. Da die Nase am meisten von diesem, ansonsten eher geschmacksarmen Whisky profitiert, schlage ich vor, ihn als Nasenspray zu verkaufen. I really like it! Not as crafted as I would have expected. It's like drinking great scotch, on a Caribbean Island, while eating twice cooked plantains, with a warm molasses glaze. A decent dram to enjoy but a bit overpriced for what you get in my opinion. The dryness takes over too much. To create the ideal finish the Malt Master filled American oak casks with his own blend of select West Indian rums. fruité avec un peu d'épices. The gentle rum flavours mostly remain in the background. Really enjoyed this Balvenie, sweeter than the double wood. Needs a little water to bring the spiciness down. Well balanced with just the appropriate rum influence, sweet, hints of rum influence, cardamon, vanilla. Rather homey. Delicious, but I tend to like my whiskeys on the sweeter side. If. 43% Vol, Intensive Rum Noten die sich in Süße sowie Kandierten Tropischen Früchten wie Mango. I expected a little more influence from the rum cask but nonetheless a nice whisky. Company number: SC138003. AVG. Almost too easy. Okay with a sweet dessert, but not a favourite. 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. It is like watching After the Sunset. Dosenfrüchte; Vanille (sahnetoffee); Karamell; süße, leichtes Prickeln, Vanille bleibt Zunge belegend. A good starter whiskey for a scotch beginner. Smooth and light but flavors were a little too muted for my liking. Some creamy coconut, honey and toffee. 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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