RichCafe Consulting Inc.

Cu Dhub

(40%, OB, Speyside Distillery)
Average Score: 48
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
Bottler Official Bottling
Brand NameCu Dhub
Alcohol By Volume40%
Other DetailsSpeyside Distillery
Average Score48

Maniac Ratings
Serge Valentin35
Olivier Humbrecht67
Michel van Meersbergen45
Craig Daniels65
Thomas Lipka68
Keith Wood39
Oliver Klimek18

Retired Maniac Ratings
Johannes van den Heuvel50

Tasting Notes
Craig DanielsNose: caramel and a hint of mint, some bitter herbs (rocket and endive). Palate: thin, sweet and herbal. Lacks any grip. Finish; surprisingly short; herbal with wood bitters. Comment: chock-a-block with spirit caramel but otherwise pretty inoffensive. Not the worst whisky I've ever tasted, but not a good one either.
Keith WoodGlass: Classic Malt - Colour: Black, tarmac - Nose: Rich, dark, caramelised whisky with a hint of wood-smoke. - Palate: Rich and chewy, caramel, treacle toffee and a hint of rich, dark coffee beans. - Finish: Quite long with caramel & treacle toffee right on the front of the tongue. - Overall Impression: It's rich, it's dark, it has lots of caramel and rich treacle toffee and it's almost as chewy, but it's not quite the old used ashtray I feared. Is it good? No. Would I buy a full bottle? No. Another sample? Yes-ish.
Oliver KlimekColour: Dark chestnut - Nose: Weak, lemon and orange zest are barely detectable. - Palate: Weak and undefined, slighty bitter and herbal after some chewing around. - Finish: Short and meaningless. - Overall: The best thing you can say about this whisky is that it tastes of almost nothing. Which makes it different from Loch Dhu and - in a way - slightly more enjoyable.