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Sheep Dip

(70cl, 40.0%)
Sheep Dip

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(Spencerfield Spirit Co)

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(24 Reviews)

Sheep Dip Bottling Note

A great whisky made from 16 malt whiskies aged from 8 to 21 years. Jim Murray describes Sheep Dip as "young and sprightly". Great retro packaging too. The only thing is, the picture of the sheep on the bottle doesn't actually look like a sheep, it actually looks like an angry spaniel with horns.
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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Fragrant with notes of the coast, tangy, malty, honey, toffee. Youthful.

Palate: Rich, warming, malty, young and spirity.

Finish: Punchy, tangy.

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    User Reviews of the Sheep Dip

    Old sample bottle.

    My son in law had a sample bottle from his parents liquor cabinet clean out. It could be 25 years old! I have not been a fan of blends.. until now. It was a truly delightful experience on ice. I'm going out to buy a bottle today!

    1st February 2015

    Made with real sheep?

    The bottle claims this is a blend of 16 single malt scotches. I have a rather vast collection of single malts, and the only way to achieve a taste this bad from fine single malts... is to actually dip a sheep in the blend. Question... do they also sell a remedy to get the terrible after taste from my mouth?

    22nd January 2015

    Easily the worst

    It tasted like straight alcohol totally unbalanced and raw. One would have to best desperate to drink to imbibe a second session; Like a fool who walks through the waif of a friend's annouced flatulence just to attest, I swilled this s@!t whisky, again. Yeah, as terrible this try, too. I will never buy this rot gut whisky, again. What a waste of money/time.

    22nd December 2014

    Nicely different

    A very nice blend with a difference - full fruity nose and interesting complex taste. First couple of tastes were lovely, but when I added ice it opened up some very strange flavours at first. I got cold black tea at one point, which was quite disappointing and took me half a bottle to shake. Happy to report that my fixation with this taste, and the taste itself, eventually passed. Once you taste something in a whisky it's hard to shake, but it did go. Don't be put off at all - this is very nice stuff indeed.

    26th November 2014

    Mr . Barlow

    wonderful aroma, taste and a beautifull feeling when you drink it . But what you don't do is kill it with adding anything to it just have it neat ...

    23rd November 2014

    Interesting Dram

    color: amber nose: spice & fruit, a very gentle smokiness palate: fairly complex, some fruit, floral notes, spice and smoke finish. medium length, spice & fruit dominate on the finish

    Overall, this is an interesting and somewhat complex dram. If you like highland malts, you will like this one.

    14th September 2014

    Sheep Dip

    Perfume & floral, nice after shave maybe~tried it on a clean palate,just not anything to get all excited about.

    30th August 2014

    Sheep Dip

    Buying another 6 bottles after trying it...Its smooth

    25th August 2014

    more than young and sprightly IMHO

    this vatted malt is deep and complex. with freshness, fruit, vanilla, baking spices, a nice sherry blanket an a very faint whiff of peat smoke. Price performer and any occasion drinker. embodies the goal of a good blend: balanced and competently easy to drink.

    8th August 2014


    I won a bottle in a "nearest the pin" on a round of golf once. It was probably the smoothest whiskey i've ever had.

    30th June 2014

    sheep dip whiskey

    Love it had it in the old monkey Manchester defo buying a bottle Brian from Haydock

    26th May 2014


    one of the smoothest whisky's I've ever tried. taking a bottle over to my friend, John's, this afternoon as a gift. I turned him onto this a year ago, and he fell in love with it, Scotsman that he is.

    21st March 2014

    Sheep Dip

    blended and smooth. I shall order again

    3rd February 2014


    Tasted scotch 30 years ago and hated it. Tried Sheep Dip and LOVE IT. Bought a bottle and when it's gone, i'll buy another.

    10th December 2013

    Sweet, fruity and pleasant.

    For a vatted malt you would expect a little more complexity, and the obvious over use of coloring is a turn off, but it is definitely tasty.

    6th November 2013

    Surprising and enjoyable

    I received a bottle of Sheep Dip as a birthday gift. Never one to turn a blind eye to an unknown, I gave it a try tonight.

    Dang - not bad. Far smoother than I expected, decent flavor. A bit on the light side, my first thought was, "where's the body?"

    Regardless, an easy sip. Something to consider for a generic house Scotch. Sent

    2nd September 2013

    It great

    The reviewer wrote --> Jim Murray describes Sheep Dip as "young and sprightly".
    Obviously he's hung up on the fact that it's a malted scotch and not a sacret single malt, typical single malt snob.
    Anyway, nothing could be farther from the truth, it does NOT taste "young" not in the least.
    It's a great scotch better than most single malts twice the price, these reviewrs are bimbos (at best)

    14th June 2013

    A fresh, innovative vatted malt.

    An absolutely classic example of why young vatted malts are things of beauty. Sheep Dip is quite unlike anything I've ever tasted before, it's surprising and exciting, a fresh, sprightly, grassy young-tasting whisky. I'd recommend it to anyone, from the whisky novice to the connoisseur.

    6th April 2013


    great taste, very smooth, will definatly buy again

    29th December 2012

    Tasty and Engaging

    This is not a five-star whisky, but in terms of value-for-money it is certainly one of the best ones out there. Wonderfully integrated flavours of honey, toffee and chocolate shavings, with hints of good quality sherry and subtle whispers of smoke and peat. Beautifully rounded and pleasant. Bit of heat in it, that's true, but it's certainly not off-putting. I'm still kicking myself for not picking up a bottle of Old Hebridean.

    5th November 2012

    Christmas planner

    Tasted this at the Spirit of Christmas fair in London, really lovely, and I think the label does look reasonably sheep-like :) However, would someone be kind enough to explain what the heck 'gristy' means. Have just asked a food taster, they couldn't explain...its on practically every whisky review on this website, but the internet is devoid of a definition. thanks!!

    1st November 2012


    Forgot to rate it.....

    23rd October 2011


    Just tried at the 'Durham Food Festival' , one of the best whiskies I've tasted. Wish I had time to try others but was bit busy doing cookIng demos!!!!

    23rd October 2011

    Empty bottle

    Sheep dip is smooth plenty of flavor but not too much to overpower each other. Only not giving ten as i have not tasted all others to compare. More of an island taste than Speyside but definitely on its own

    20th November 2010

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