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Three Ships 5 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Three Ships 5 Years Old

Three Ships 5 Years Old
Brand
Three Ships
Expression
5 Years Old
Type
African Whisky ~ Blended
Age
5 years old
Abv
43.00%
Website
www.distell.co.za
Availability
South Africa

Martine Nouet

Nose
Buttery but with a butyric edge. Herbal, aniseed. Shortbread. Dry hay.
Palate
Fresh, clean, sweet. Malty and minty.
Finish
Medium, some spices (paprika, ginger). A bit grippy. An earthy touch.
Comment
A decent dram, a little heavy on the palate though. You need to like oaky aftertaste to fully appreciate it.

Dave Broom

Nose
Light smoke? Salami, pulpy fruits, crisp oak, gentle malt, some resin, toasted.
Palate
Oxidised and fruity. Old pears, slightly chewy. Wood smoke from the middle. Slightly green, seems young.
Finish
Fruity then spiced.
Comment
Has some varied character. Good.
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