Cu Dhub / Black Whisky

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Cu Dhub / Black Whisky
70cl / 40%
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Another divisive whisky in the vein of Loch Dhu - a massively dark dram with vociferous fans. The name is meant to mean 'black dog' in gaelic, although there are some questions about the spelling...
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Customer rating (23 reviews)
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CountryScotlandRegionSpeyside
Tasting Notes:
Producer's Note

Colour:  Solid Black

Nose: Sweetness, tobacco, burnt wood, root of liquorice. A cool impression tones forward.

Palate: Hot, notes of liquorice and vanilla tone forward. Sweet, smooth and well-balanced.

Finish: Good balance between sweet and a hint of hot strong coffee. A whisky with a bite. The malt comes through.

Customer Reviews:(23 reviews)
One of my favourite whiskies, with nice kick to it and a great look.
- Dan, 22nd June
i first tasted cu/dubh some twenty years ago it is fantastic malt.
- anonymous, 16th June
It is absolutely divine! Intriguing dark color. Intoxicating rich flavor. I hate to hear it went down the drain...it must have been amateur hour at your local whisky cabinet.
- Lady Laggan, 31st March
Hmm, a terrifying number of positive reviews for this one.... I got bought it as a present and I can honestly say its the worst "whisky" I've ever had. I dont consider myself an expert but I'm sure the number of bottles I've purchased is now in triple figures. This ended up down the drain I'm afraid - avoid! Does not deserve this much praise!
- anonymous, 23rd March
I'll forgive the Danes their spelling after trying a wee bottle of this whisky. It's superb, very easy on the tastebuds but very complex too. I won't wax lyrical on the subject, but just say keep up the good work!
- anonymous, 30th January
Extraordinary single malt. I had a notion that this would be peaty, and it's anything but. Fruit and caramel, a toffee-apple dram, great handfuls of the stuff. Quite something else.
- Grant Melville, Falkirk, 21st Mar '13
Just returned from Scotland, bought quite a few miniatures to sample different whiskys, this was one. Both me and my partner thought it was lovely, hints of caramel and licorice, nice aftertaste, would highly recommend it.
- Nottingham Bhoy, 17th Oct '12
Unusual and interesting - prevalent licorice (though not overpowering) and caramel malt but it just tastes too subdued... perhaps a cask strength bottling might secure my future patronage, for now though I'd say its good for the money, but save a few more quid and get yourself something with more oomph
- anonymous, 26th Aug '12
Stuff the spelling - Duhb, Duhb, Dubh and so on and so forth You're just wasting valuable drinking time, and if you want my opinion, which you're going to get regardless, it's WONDERFUL . . . .
- Dave Lawrence, 24th Jul '12
Anyway, done is done - and today so many followers don't care. So we will not change our brand name, but let is shine as an example on human error. I hope the black whisky makes up for my blunder. And many thanks for the positive reviews - they mean a lot to us.
- Søren Nørgaard, MD MAC Y AS - Denmark , 25th Jun '12
Hi people, I am the responsible to blame for the misspelling of The Black Dog. I must have misunderstood the dictionary back in 2001. But you can find that way of spelling on the internet. Continue ...
- Søren Nørgaard, MD MAC Y AS - Denmark , 25th Jun '12
Love this one very much. It's my number one. The only problem is that the bottles are to soon empty.
- Nathan, 27th May '12
It is one of the best single malt Whiskies of Scotland.It doesn`t matter how to spell its name, it is treasure for me.
- Janos from Hungary, 8th Mar '12
CU DUBH, you heathens! How could market this excellent whisky in Vulcan language. If you get the spelling right, I might buy a bottle.
- Aonghas MacDhomhnaill, 29th Nov '11
Great Stuff!!
- Bram Hoogendijk, 5th Nov '11
my wife looks 30 years younger after a few tots of this fine whisky.Paul Ashurst.
- anonymous, 1st Nov '10
Absolutely superb. Lovely after taste of slight liquorice. Will be buying more of this gem.
- tommmcg, 8th Oct '10
What a strange whisky, just bought a bottle of this,very maple syrup then burnt oak finnish long and very unusual
- anonymous, 2nd Sep '10
Never seen a spelling like this before... Cu Dubh/Cu Dhubh probably. Either way the spelling on the bottle is wrong, but once the bottle is finished you won't be able to spell it anyway!
- anonymous, 21st Mar '10
I was given a bottle for xmas,it didn't last long. Lovely nose, but better in the mouth. Every drop enjoyed.
- George Stokes, 22nd Jan '10
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