Thanks for watching the Scotch Test Dummies. Palate : Bright and spicy with a full body. Its a good solid finish, but one I noticed began to drop off after the dram had been breathing for about 45 minutes. I wish my costco carried this but it is a weird discount liquor store connected but unaffiliated with costco. It’s underwhelming for an 18-year Scotch, but good overall as a gentle and non-offensive sipping whiskey. TOModera 23/05/2014 05/05/2017 Kirkland, scotch, sherry cask, single malt, speyside. 88 • Kirkland Signature 20 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 46% (Scotland) $57.99. The Macallan Sherry Oak 12 Years Old. Tasting: Neat in a Glencairn @ Home. Review: Kirkland Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky 20 Years Old Sherry Cask Finish. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. a subreddit for Scotch enthusiasts of all walks of life and of all levels of knowledge on anything Scotch Whisky related. Country/Region : Scotland/Blend. ANONYMOUS. Log in or sign up to leave a comment Log In Sign Up. Occasionally there is an odd a bit of bronzer or suntan lotion. ABV : 46%. 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. Ugh I've been waiting for this to get back in stock at Costco in aus for months -_-, Want a large bottle for some projects, cheap and not bad tasting sounds like a win. Further on, we followed a lead and explored an assumption that this scotch has been produced in Macallan distillery that used to provide this company with a 20-year-old whiskey some years ago. Whisky : Kirkland Signature Speyside 20 Year Single Malt, Cask : Bourbon Cask, 6 months in Sherry Cask. We are independent reviewers. Whisky : Kirkland Signature Speyside 20 Year (2020 Ed.). New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Whisky : Kirkland Signature Speyside 20 Year. In one corner we have a bottle from Costco, the Kirkland Highland 18 Sherry. I have their 18 sherry cask finish and it’s definitely a worthy buy. Nose : Mellow sweetness of a Graham cracker pie crust, which at turns reveals salty, savory, notes of cheese.It’s not a stinky cheese, but a funky creamy cheese, maybe a gorgonzola. It may or may not be from The Macallan (note that it’s finished in sherry casks after mostly aging in ex-bourbon barrels, not totally aged in ex-sherry like Macallan 18 ), it may not be around for more than a few months, but it is definitely a quality dram for very little money. Haha, I tried a quick search of my comments here on Kirkland branded scotch and didn’t see anything, but I wouldn’t be surprised if I had used that phrase before! Palate: Spice and black pepper forward. Palate: Medium to light body with a mild dryness. Please note that MSRP may have changed since the date of our review. Kirkland 18 Year and 25 Year Speyside Single Malt Scotches are more different than I expected. Nose: Sweet and a little leathery. I swear this is the second time I saw that exact phrase "guilty pleasure" with Kirkland brand. Kirkland 22 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky is an interesting one. Hard to pass up for the dollars. Kirkland Signature Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky versus the only other Speyside in my collection right now, Balvenie Double Wood 12 year old. Nose: Fruity and malty with dried figs, dates, and chocolate covered berries.Earthy sweet ginger, worn leather, and fresh toasted dark bread give. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. I mean, Costco has booze? Well, no, I don’t. Kirkland branded bottle by Alexander Murray. Select an option. An amber kissed by sherry. In a coup, this $90 Kirkland 25 Year Speyside Single Malt is much better than the $450+ Glenlivet 25, which has a legendary brand name. Age: 20. Scotch Review #15 Whisky Network Review #20, Whisky : Kirkland Signature Speyside 20 Year, Cask : Bourbon Cask, finished 6 mo. There was a time, a few years ago, when I would monthly wander into that big-box jungle and see what fruits I could extract. Kirkland Signature 20 Year Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Kirkland Signature Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky versus the only other Speyside in my collection right now, Balvenie Double Wood 12 year old. 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 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. The Kirkland Signature American Vodka is the Costco alternative for those who prefer domestic vodkas such as Tito's. 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