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Highland Park 2001

Overall rating
89.09/100
votes
45
Whiskybase ID
WB103836
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask Series
Vintage
2001
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
American Oak Sherry Butt
Casknumber
2155
Number of bottles
576
Strength
61.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010314305284
Bottled for
Sydäntalvi
Market
fi Finland
Added on
19 Nov 2017 3:52 pm by SOKN
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 225.87

10 × in wishlist

45 × member ratings

145 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 2001

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.09 points

  1. Dris scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Characterful dram, lots of interesting woody aromas and magnificent body. Benefits from water.
    Tasted at Black Door, Helsinki.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Intense white oak character, signs of extremely high quality cask. Light sweet spices, heather, honey. Vanilla and cardamom.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Full bodied. Spicy sherry, deep resinous woody notes. Fresh caramel and grain. Beeswax, camphor, cedarwood.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Oily body, floral notes. Light honey. Raisins, vanilla, woodiness, oriental spices. Long.

  2. Loewe scored this whisky 93 points Member Senior

    Definitly a great Single Cask Whisky from Highland Park!
    Full body - Full proof
    The first bottle is emty, let's start a new one ;-)
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      92 92

  3. Igor_Gudimov scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Great one. Finish is rather short, but aroma and taste greatly compensate for that
    • Nose
      92 92
      Fresh-baked cookies, oatmeal cereal, strong honey flowers, light touch of sweet peat.
      On the second try - condense milk and honey sweetness with more prominent touch of sweet peat and herbs
    • Taste
      91 91
      Strong mix of heather and honey, with mild earthy peat character
      On the second try - sweet milky honey mixed with earthy HP peatiness
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium, light sweet peat and honey

  4. Kaleva scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Excellent single cask release, full-bodied, nicely sherried, balanced and tasty. Going well neat but some dilution might be a plus. Hard to find, especially for fair price.
    • Nose
      Sweet, candied, sherried, dried fruits, vanilla, honey, syrup
    • Taste
      Sweet, caramel, fruit jam, winter spices, liquorice, caramelized orange peel
    • Finish
      Long, sweet, nutty, caramelly

  5. Thermidor scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    On par with the other HP single casks for Finland: fun, enjoyable and more detailed than the regular 12 and 18yo OBs, but not stellar.
    • Nose
      Dry smoke, some faint buttery notes, some sherry, nut oil, and faint hazelnuts. A little bit of beer and honey. A bit of water makes it go quiet, and a bit more makes it decidedly worse: greasier, simpler, with some Sisu candy and fruitiness.
    • Taste
      Herbal liqueur, dry, nutty sherry, and a fair amount of peat. Round, good body neat, but water makes it again simpler, just like the nose.
    • Finish
      Faintly charred medium strength sherry note. Clinging and resinous. Some cigar leaves.

  6. kimmosuo scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  7. thm1981 scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    YES,  this is  really good whisky!
    I'm just lov'in it :)
    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      96 96
    • Finish
      95 95

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