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Kavalan

Kavalan
Solist Ex-Bourbon Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky

Category: Single Malt Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: Taiwan
Alcohol: 57.1%
97 Points
Platinum Medal
Superlative
$159.99

Kavalan
Solist Ex-Bourbon Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky

Category: Single Malt Whisky

Date Tasted:
Country: Taiwan
Alcohol: 57.1%
Amber color. Aromas of roasted pineapple, bruleed lime, hints of copper pot still rum, hibiscus, curry, and caramel-chocolate truffle with a satiny, vibrant, dry medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-long roasted kiwi, green tea, sage, and crushed pink peppercorns finish. A funky and tropical Single Malt with a spicy, peppery palate.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Spicy, Rich & Funky
Aroma Aroma: roasted pineapple, bruleed lime, hints of copper pot still rum, hibiscus, curry, and caramel-chocolate truffle
Taste Flavor: roasted kiwi, green tea, sage, and crushed pink peppercorns
Smoothness Smoothness: Smooth
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, neat, on the rocks and with cigars
Cocktail Cocktails: Sazerac, Old Fashioned, Manhattan
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A funky and tropical Single Malt with a spicy, peppery palate.

The Producer

Kavalan Distillery

The Producer
326, Section 2, Yuan-shan Road
Yuan-Shan, Yilan 26444
Taiwan
886 -39229000

Their Portfolio

93 Kavalan Concertmaster Port Cask Single Malt Whisky 80% (Taiwan) $99.99.
94 Kavalan Sherry Oak Single Malt Whisky 92% (Taiwan) $149.99.
92 Kavalan Solist Brandy Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 59.4% (Taiwan) $179.99.
94 Kavalan Solist Pedro Ximénez Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 55.6% (Taiwan) $699.99.
93 Kavalan Classic Single Malt Whisky 40% (Taiwan) $89.99.
89 Kavalan Concertmaster Port Cask Finish Single Malt Whisky 40% (Taiwan) $99.99.
93 Kavalan Concertmaster Sherry Cask Finish Single Malt Whisky 40% (Taiwan) $99.99.
92 Kavalan Distillery Select No.1 Single Malt Whisky 40% (Taiwan) $59.99.
93 Kavalan Distillery Select No.2 Single Malt Whisky 40% (Taiwan) $59.99.
94 Kavalan Ex-Bourbon Oak Single Malt Whisky 46% (Taiwan) $124.99.
93 Kavalan Oloroso Sherry Oak Single Malt Whisky 46% (Taiwan) $149.99.
93 Kavalan Podium Single Malt Whisky 46% (Taiwan) $119.99.
97 Kavalan Solist Ex-Bourbon Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.1% (Taiwan) $159.99.
98 Kavalan Solist Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 58.6% (Taiwan) $179.99.
96 Kavalan Solist Fino Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.1% (Taiwan) $469.99.
97 Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 56.3% (Taiwan) $199.99.
93 Kavalan Distillery Reserve Peaty Cask Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 55.6% (Taiwan) $69.99.
95 Kavalan Distillery Reserve Rum Cask Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.1% (Taiwan) $69.99.
95 Kavalan Solist Port Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $299.99.
93 Kavalan Solist Amontillado Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $599.99.
93 Kavalan Solist Manzanilla Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 58.6% (Taiwan) $599.99.
93 Kavalan Solist PX Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $699.99.
94 Kavalan Solist Moscatel Sherry Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $599.99.
93 Kavalan Earth Silver Wine Cask Matured Single Cask Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $119.99.
91 Kavalan Sky Gold Wine Cask Matured Single Cask Single Malt Whisky 57.8% (Taiwan) $119.99.
BR Kavalan Gin 40% (Taiwan) $34.99. - Bronze Medal
89 King Car Conductor Single Malt Whisky 46% (Taiwan) $119.99.
BR King Car 40th Anniversary Selected Wine Cask Matured Single Malt Whisky 56.3% (Taiwan) $139.99. - Bronze Medal

Single Malt Whisky

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Serve in a Glencairn Ganadian Whisky Glass
Single malt whisky is a whisky made from a fermented mash consisting entirely of malted barley and produced exclusively at a single distillery. Single malts can be produced in various countries, each with their own specific regulations.

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