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Three Ships 10 Year Old

South African Gold

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@tjbReview by @tjb

13th Feb 2014


Three Ships 10 Year Old
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I have been trying some more world Whisky recently. Trying to branch out from Scotch to see what else was out there. I have been very impressed with a lot of the "new world" Whisky and Three Ships was one I was keen to get a bottle of. Good marks for presentation, it comes in a lovely tin.

First released in 2003, Three Ships is a South African single malt whisky.

Nose plums, raisins, peat, toffee, salt and leather.

Palate offers oak, spices, burnt caramel and vanilla

Medium finish.

It's a really good effort. I feel that whilst it's nicely rounded you need to remember it is a 10 yr so with that in mind it stands up well to the competition.

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vanPelt commented

Glad to see someone else tasting and reviewing these! They deserve some more press around here. The Three Ships was not quite rich enough to make it a top pick-- but then again, if the buyer is not quite rich enough, then it's really a good value.

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