kirkland 20 year speyside sherry cask

ABV : 46%. I don’t generally buy bottles that are more than $100, and I don’t know of any way to sample Costco-exclusive whiskies. Kirkland Speyside Sherry Cask Finished 20. Alexander Murray & Co. 16 Year Scotland Speyside Single Malt. Costco sells 18-year-old Kirkland Speyside Sherry Cask Finish ($33), and Trader Joe’s has jumped on the trend with the Highland Malt Bourbon Cask Finish ($18). Review #4: Kirkland 18 Year Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky Sherry Cask Finish Distillery: Unknown Bottler: Alexander Murray & Co. ABV: 46% Age: 18 Price: $55 Color: 1.4 Tawny Nose (according to the wife): Biggest note in here is honey accompanied by traces of dried fruit/acetone along with fresh wood (she thought it was cedar). Is it also imported by Alexander Murray? Kirkland Speyside Sherry Cask Finish – 20 year April 22, 2013 October 8, 2018 The Scotch Noob Reviews 35 Comments 26515 views We’ve been seeing a lot of this sort of thing recently from independent bottler Alexander Murray & Co., who also bottled the Trader Joe’s unlabelled Speyside … Also, man, I gotta catch up on my reviews. It might be more helpful to think of this as a 20 year-old ex-bourbon Speysider with a top-dressing of sherry finish, à la Glenmorangie’s Lasanta. 20 yo Speyside? Not a McAllen 18 but quite good and certainly a bargain. went back for more but all gone. Whichever casks they chose for batch 3454 all ... I’ve tried all three and love them all but Kirkland’s new Speyside single malt 18 yr old with sherry cask finish is … I mean, Costco has booze? That means it likely spent that time in ex-bourbon casks or possibly reconditioned (scraped and re-toasted) barrels. I still think it’s worth the price. Just wondering if there is much of a difference between the 18 and 20 year olds. Cask : Ex-Bourbon, finished 6 mo. Have enjoyed the 20 yr old – but definitely inferior to the real 18 – which my Costco also carries for $10 cheaper than the “wholesale” house across the street. And in Canada, the store brand reigns supreme. What crazy world is this? ( Log Out /  Maybe that’s why Macallan doesn’t want their name on it? 750 ml. I am a big scotch drinker and I have a favorite in The Macallan 12 and 18. And then someone tells me that Kirkland Speyside Sherry Cask Finished – 20 year exists and I think they are nuts. Conclusion: This is a pretty solid whisky, overall. Oh, and that happens every year. The alcohol distributors in Georgia have the state legislature in the back pocket. Additionally, all the alcohol there was noticeably more expensive than the nearby Liquor warehouses. After logging in you can close it and return to this page. A tinge of charcoal and faint oak tannin – not quite bitter. It’s solid, and for $45 USD, I’d probably have it on hand instead of most blends. This is a solid, slightly sweet single malt. Lacks complexity overall. Compares favorably (in my mind) to the Dewar’s 12 yr old for 2/3 of the price. You also don’t need to be a member to pay for eye glasses and eye exams. If you’re able please post notes on Costco’s Mortlach 22 year 1989. Maybe something that sets off memories. Not sure about what you mean by that. What other scotch would compare in taste that is available today? Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Hi Tom, Let’s see how it tastes. I’m guessing there’s some law about not requiring membership for selling booze? It just doesn’t go anywhere. This Islay single malt was finished in Sherry casks, delivering a ruddy ... See Full Review. With Water: A few drops of water don’t seem to me to make much difference. It’s underwhelming for an 18-year Scotch, but good overall as a gentle and non-offensive sipping whiskey. Thanks Mr. Noob for this information. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I like this better than the Kirkland 20 year version I reviewed recently but it’s not really resonating with me on the palate or finish. ( Log Out /  Finish: Earth, cinnamon, cranberries, licorice, oak, caramel, citrus. The oddity here is that Kirkland’s (Costco’s) own-label bottlings of sherry-aged whisky are always Macallan, and they always say so. Occasionally there is an odd a bit of bronzer or suntan lotion. Scotch review #172, Speyside #50, Whisky Network review #225. Not a fan of the finish. ($$$). It is not an “oh my word that is good” but a very good drinkable scotch for $45. I recently had my mother bring me three bottles of Kirkland 18yr Speyside from Kirkland and I was very impressed with the smoothness and finish. sherry cask series (not Fine Oak), Glenmorangie Lasanta (cheapest option), GlenDronach, GlenGoyne, Tamdhu, Aberlour, etc., or anything that says “sherry cask” or similar on the label. However, I was pleasantly surprised and would definitely grab another bottle the next time I am in. The Macallan 12 is a better pick for everyday drinking, while the Kirkland 18 requires more careful consideration before it’s popped open. Reblogged this on Toronto Whisky Society. Kirkland Signature, Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Sherry Cask Finish, 20 YO, Alexander Murray & Co, 46% ABV, 750 ml, MSRP: $58 The color is a rich, dark amber. There is a distinct lack of rancio, leather, or other telling characteristics of long-term sherry maturation, which is consistent with the idea that the malt was in ex-bourbon (or perhaps reconditioned refill sherry casks) for the lion’s share of its age. It’s also Alexander Murray. The result is a Scotch that is amber in color with sweet aromas of polished wood, medium bodied, with hints of whipped cream, leaving a … Cheers! At $35 a bottle its well worth the value and was great with a cigar and a Friday evening drink. The Macallan’s own 25 Year Old Sherry Oak Single Malt Scotch Whisky sells for $1500. Not sure. At any rate, it’s company policy that you can walk into any Costco and purchase liquor (Not sure if this applies to wine and beer too – would have to ask) without a card. Kirkland Speyside, aged 20 years and finished in sherry cask, 46%, $59.99 for 750 ml Of the six sets of spirits we tasted, this “wowed” us. Technically you don’t need a membership as long as you are only purchasing alcohol. Kirkland Signature London Dry Gin 44% (USA) $17.99. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. 89 • Kirkland Signature 12 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky 40% (Scotland) $38.99. I haven’t tried the 18 – my Costco currently only has the 20. Consider yourself bookmarked. ... Read More Girvan 47 year old 1965 (cask 9487) The Clan Denny. I have not. I’ve never been so white than the last sentence. 3.5 (2) Rate Facebook; Twitter; Google+ ... Costco labeled speyside single malt Scotch. I don’t like this style of marketing. And why is it odd? Hi Ian, thanks for the comment! Honestly, after reviewing Kirkland 22 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Whisky, I … In Georgia you DO need a COSTCO membership. By God, this smells like Macallan. Color: Dark amber. Review: Kirkland Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 20 Years Old Sherry Cask Finish Christopher Null January 19, 2013 One of the questions I get asked the … I firmly recommend it. Country/Region: Scotland/Speyside. Of course, you can’t buy anything else without a card, and you may have to explain this to the “bouncer” (if they check at all). If this thing had The Macallan name on it, it’d be at least $100. See, I live in Canada (surprised, right? Spey River 12. Kirkland Signature, Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Sherry Cask End, 20 YO, Alexander Murray & Co, 46% ABV, 750 ml, MSRP: $58 The colour is a wealthy, darkish amber. Nose: Fruity and malty with dried figs, dates, and chocolate covered berries.Earthy sweet ginger, worn leather, and fresh toasted dark bread give. The fruit here is dried, and somewhat dusty, and there are hints of tobacco, white pepper, and sappy oak. Nose: Raisin, orange juice, cloves, rum sauce, cinnamon, dark cherry. Another thing about Glen Taite; unlike the Kirkland’s it actually mentions Macallan on the label. Does that one have an age statement? Magnificent Bastard: Ron Liebman Have you tried the Kirkland 18 year old Scotch? So you gotta bring your A game. No, I would not say this tastes 20 years old – especially not in comparison to 18 year-old official sherry-aged Macallan. All alcohol (COSTCO, Trader Joe’s, et al) ( Log Out /  Had never seen it before. Maybe something complex? I’ve made an experiment of walking into my Costco without showing my card. Then grab another one after you’ve tasted it. As I noted here (outdated): //scotchnoob.com/2010/12/05/good-deals-at-costco/ It is not necessary to have a membership to buy liquor at Costco (for the Costco stores that actually sell liquor that is – state-dependent). Kirkland 22 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky is an interesting one. I mean, Costco has booze? Experimentation is also flourishing at the upper end of the market. Kirkland 20 year old Sherry Cask Finished Speyside single malt scotch—92 points, $58 A classic sherry bomb, with milk chocolate, raisins, brown sugar, hazelnuts, cloves, almonds, and plenty of oak. If your wallet is hurting from the price hikes on official bottlings of your favorite scotches, and you don’t mind a slight downgrade in quality in your value malts, then I recommend grabbing a bottle while it’s still available. Finish: Medium-short. I was just in Costco in Florida and noticed 3 Kirkland bottlings of liquor. But this sherry-finished Kirkland expression from an undisclosed distillery is definitely a decent dram at a bargain-basement price. Scotch Review #240 Whisky Network Review #292. Heck, one of our store brands now has a PREMIUM line up. You have to show up, and be selected from thousands of other whisky makers. Kirkland Signature 25 Year Old Speyside Single Malt lives up to the Speyside tradition, having been aged in ex Bourbon casks for over 25 years. Fuck off. Unfortunately, I’ve never seen the Mortlach at my local Costco. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. I’m very happy with my Kirkland 20 y/o Speyside, very nice for the price. This one doesn’t. We’ve been seeing a lot of this sort of thing recently from independent bottler Alexander Murray & Co., who also bottled the Trader Joe’s unlabelled Speyside 18 single malt. A little bit too much. Online speculation states this is proof that it’s not Macallan, and is instead some lesser-known distillery like Mortlach or Longmorn – something your average Costco shopper would pass by. Palate: On the tame side. No wonder they showed up with a 20 year old Speyside. It looks like Macallan, smells like Macallan but does not taste like Macallan. Like a good scotch I will be back for more! 750 ml. Nose : The dry floral spice of Potpourri with a bowl of apple sauce.There are more subtle notes of oak and leather in the background. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Cask: Ex-Bourbon, 6 mo.+ Ex-Sherry Finish. I just tried the 20 year Kirkland Speyside scotch and I think it taste similar to Glenlivet. Clarification on my mother bringing me the scotch ,I live in Nj she lives in Florida and the NJ,NY and CT costcos sold out in days. Quick thanks to /u/EMoneySC2 for this odd dram. The Noob’s Top 10 Cocktails, The Balvenie (15 year) Single Barrel Cask #201, ScotchNoob Recommends: The Glencairn Glass, ScotchNoob Recommends: The World Atlas of Whisky, ScotchNoob Recommends: Whisky Advocate Magazine, Book Review: The World Atlas of Whisky by Dave Broom, Lagavulin (9 year) – Game of Thrones “House Lannister”, Boutique-y Whisky: Tomatin (11 year) Batch 4, Mortlach (15 year) – Game of Thrones “Six Kingdoms”. Me likely. How much less than really good can this be? They release their own branding of olive oil, soap, chips and thousands of other products under the name of Kirkland and whisky is … Well, now I know. You don’t need a membership to shop at the Sam’s Club (or Costco) liquor store. 750 ml. //scotchnoob.com/2010/12/05/good-deals-at-costco/, Cocktails: Part One. The Kirkland 18 Sherry cask smells like barley! And why is it odd? Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Or maybe it was just too simple and smooth. Not sure who makes this one since the the distiller wasn't on the label. I came across Trader Joe's Macduff 20-Year-Old Single Cask bottle when I was shopping for Christmas dinner and it was one of the last standing two bottles, which led me to buy one and review it. WhenI called the clerk on this, he said local law had recently changed. Taste: Cherry, clove, sea salt, cola, wood, peach. 92 • Kirkland Signature … $90, https://www.fatwallet.com/forums/grocery-coupons/1531111. Fuck off. And not Vietnam memories, as I’m not that old, but like good memories. So much, that even though we’re kings of the store brand, we don’t really have any store brand alcohol. 750 ml. As before, this is bottled by those big-box contact maestros, Alexander Murray & Co. from a mystery distillery in Speyside. Kirkland Signature Highland 18 year old Sherry Cask Finish, 40% Single Malt Scotch | $33 An 18 year old single malt for just $33 should set alarm bells ringing. B+ / $80 / costco.com. If I had to guess, I’d say this was rum. Thanks for the compliment, Joel! Then, you are the 1 that they decide to put the label on. Please allow me to clarify Doug's answer. Kirkland 7 year old Tennessee Straight Bourbon (Batch T-1796)—91 points, $30 Great stuff–worth every “yenny” I paid. Alexander Murray & Co Caol Ila 8 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky. I have to tell you I was a bit skeptical as I had never bought a “generic” brand of scotch before. The bright, fresh red fruits pop, and the mature malt provides a nutty and not overly-sweet backdrop. That’s partially due to the ‘finish’ – 20 years in ex-bourbon (probably refill) – has less of an “aging” effect on the whisky as less-used oak does. Bought a bottle without any hesitation. Well, oddness is in the eye of the Beholder. After putting off a purchase for several months and totally missing the bandwagon, I finally caved in to the siren song of old whisky for low price and invested in a bottle. No, and that’s probably due to the low Abv. ABV: 46%. This is a departure from Macallan’s Sherry Oak line (10, 12, 18, and 25 year-old official bottlings), which are aged exclusively in sherry, not just finished in it. Was in a Costco in Japan and saw this. I’ll stay tuned for your possible review. Whisky : Kirkland Signature Speyside 20 Year. Hi Peter! As soon as I saw the Kirkland label, I walked away. I did not read all of the comments, so someone might have addressed this. My only question is does it actually taste it’s 20 years old? Kirkland Speyside Sherry Cask Finished 20, Caol Ila 2004 Connoisseurs Choice – Wood Finished, Glenturret 30 1986 Cooper’s Cask / Glenturret Hydra II 7 Peated Port Pipe. At all. I’m not sure, however, if you can ring up liquor without actually showing your card. Please log in again. Strong nose, doesn’t smell anything like whisky. 20 Years Kirkland Signature . The Glenlivet Scotch Whisky. The Kirkland scotch has a “Speyside” written on the label and although a lot of people initially thought it was the name of the actual distillery it has been produced in (as one really does exist), that is not the case-it refers to a region in Scotland that spreads on both sides of Spey river and is well known for the production of this traditional drink. Note: The “Must Try” rating refers to my recommendation that you buy a bottle if you’re on the fence, since you’re not likely to find a way to taste it before buying. Purchased a bottle of the Kirkland 20 year old single malt yesterday. Fruit jam up front, fading into walnut meats, fruitcake, and fig paste. Considering the aging process described, that means it’s almost certainly colored. What crazy world is this? Bottom-line: This is 20 year-old malt whisky with no major flaws for under $50. Since all whisky is aged in oak casks, the first statement isn’t very helpful. Great review! But for under 50 bucks who can complain. Don’t be embarrassed Chad; I only wish my mommy would buy me fine single malt scotch. Return to List. If I see it for a reasonable price I’ll be sure to pick it up. I keep on passing this bottle by at Costco and I keep wondering is it worth it? Funny. It’s certainly worth the price. Cheers! Have you tried Glen Taite (the Sam’s Club Macallan independent bottle)? On the nostril, there’s a pronounced sherry cask affect of candy dried fruits and almond, adopted by notes of cask wooden, some licorice and only a trace of salinity. Kirkland Speyside Single Malt 18 is a drinkable and enjoyable, if not unspectacular, whiskey, very much like the Kirkland 25 Blended Scotch, although I prefer the 18 to the 25 year. Kirkland 20 Year Speyside Single Malt Sherry Cask Finish (2018) Proof: 92 Age: 20 years Cost: $50 (If I remember correctly) Color: Auburn Nose: Caramel, toffee, leather, almost like many leather-bound books Palate: Caramel again, plenty of cherry and fig, honey, and a hint of coffee and salt.Each taste is more pleasant than the last. Please note that MSRP may have changed since the date of our review. The login page will open in a new window. I never bring it up). It’s also possible that the Kirkland’s Speyside 25-year-old bottling is Mortlach, Longmorn or even Macallan, the latter of whom Kirkland has openly partnered with in the past. The Kirkland 20 was a pretty standard sherried Highlander, so you’ll find similar whisky (in style, at least) in Macallan (expensive!) Kirkland 7 year old Tennessee Straight Bourbon (Batch T-1796)—91 points, $30 That makes it pointless to compare to Macallan’s official bottling range, so drinkers of The Macallan 18 will be disappointed to find this isn’t “as good”. Today we taste and review Kirkland Signature 20 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch and compare it to Macallan 12. This doesn’t linger like a GlenDronach or an OB Macallan, but it is straightforward, pleasant, and inoffensive. To me it tasted more like Balvenie. Tasting blind, it’s worth at least $60. Some bright red fruits – currant – on top of a deep, nutty layer of well-rounded malt. Unfortunately, I don’t have a Sam’s Club membership. I was even more surprised to find out it was a Kirkland label which lead me to your site. Similar Posts: Review: Kirkland Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 20 Years Old Sherry Cask Finish; Review: Kirkland Highland Single Malt 16 Years Old Bourbon Cask Matured Kirkland 20 year old Sherry Cask Finished Speyside single malt scotch—92 points, $58 A classic sherry bomb, with milk chocolate, raisins, brown sugar, hazelnuts, cloves, almonds, and plenty of oak. Review #25: Kirkland 20 Year Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky Sherry Cask Finish (Bottled by Alexander Murray & Co.) Distillery: Unknown Bottler: Alexander Murray & Co Region: Speyside ABV: 46% Age: 20 Price: $57 Color: 1.4, Tawny Nose: Sweet and a little leathery. This weekend I noticed a new version of the 2013 classic: Kirkland (Costco’s brand) has a new version of its 20 year-old Speyside single-malt with a sherry cask finish (link to the last one I reviewed, in 2013, here). 88 • Kirkland Signature 20 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 46% (Scotland) $57.99. in Oloroso Sherry. BTW, picked up a 1,75 of Kirkland 12 yr old blend at Costco this week. Speyside Bottled 2018 Stated Age 20 years old Casktype Bourbon Barrels + Sherry Finish Strength 46.0 % Vol. The first thing that struck me on the label is that it says the whisky was aged in “Oak casks for 20 years and then finished in sherry casks” for an undisclosed amount of time. Twitter. At 40%, this doesn’t need any further dilution. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Nose: Unmistakable sherry. Follow me on twitter @pongchmp to see all of my fine scotch updates. The Whiskey Crusaders review the Kirkland Speyside 20 year single malt scotch sherry cask finish which comes in at 92 proof. Top 100 Spirits 2016. Very juicy. Cheers! Upload a picture Kirkland signature Costco labeled speyside single malt ... Ileach Cask Strength - 58% - 0.7l . Kirkland Signature Blended Scotch Whisky Aged 27 Years. Was stocking up at Costco over the weekend and spotted yet another Kirkland brand Scotch. ( Log Out /  Tried this scotch while it was still around, loved it. I wouldn’t pay $70 or more for it. Quick thank you out there to /u/Porkpants81 for the sweet Secret Santa Swap on this one. I would say it tastes around 15 years old, to me. What are they charging for it? You do need a membership card to walk into the store at Costco. I didn’t want it to seem like I’m underage and my mommy bought me scotch. It’s earthy at the end. Kirkland 7 year old Tennessee Straight Bourbon (Batch T … Cheers! Kirkland 20 year old Sherry Cask Finished Speyside single malt scotch —92 points, $58. @pongchmp. Anyway, from what I hear, this is pretty hard to do for a whisky company. Tullibardine sells their own 25-year-old Scotch for around $300 a bottle. Reminds me of Macallan, but not the fine oak ones. Looks like there’s a new kirkland 25 year old single malt aged in bourbon casks. Kirkland 22 year Speyside Sherry Cask Finish (rumored to be Glenrothes), minimum 6 month Oloroso cask finish, 46% ABV:⁣ Average. The main one that causes a anti-magic field, not the side ones that shoot rays that petrify you. Tasting : Neat in a Glencairn @ Home. The other bottles were more for mixing cocktails. in Oloroso Sherry. Ends quickly as well. If this IS Macallan, then Alexander Murray & Co. did something very un-Macallan to it. Still, for a 20 year old whisky, I was expecting… I don’t know, more? I do know that the 18 is Macallan and is bottled by the same company. Whisky: Kirkland Signature Speyside 22 Year; Alexander Murray Country/Region : Scotland/Speyside ABV: 46%. Quick thanks to /u/EMoneySC2 for this odd dram. 80 proof. Have you tried the 40yr old Speyside currently at Costco? Great comments and a site Nathan. Anonymous above says it’s $33, so that would be cheaper than the 20, yes. Change ). I think I can find a beer, but it’s nothing special. 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