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Overall rating
82.67/100
votes
8
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
1996
Bottled
03.2009
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Recharred Butt
Number of bottles
603
Strength
58.5 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
01 Aug 2009 12:17 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 57,00

0 × in wishlist

Level Username

8 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Expert Senior telebarc
87
Expert Senior Lauri
85
Connoisseur Maaseikwhiskyhead
85
Connoisseur GIORGOS
84
Member Senior kappen
83
Expert Senior TheNose
82
Expert Senior Raremalt61
77
Expert Senior Falnor
68

8 × in collection

Level Username Collection
Member Junior abersky
1
  • open
Member Junior Hawk10196
1
  • sample
Member Junior shorty76
1
  • open
Expert Junior tina-west
1
  • open
Hidden user
1
  • sample
Hidden user
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • closed
Hidden user
1
  • closed

Whisky Reviews for Royal Lochnagar 1996 CA

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.67 points

  1. Falnor scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    I'm glad this was just a sample, because this is terrible. I don know why cadenhead would bottle this unripe, bad cask without any fun. No, not true. Cubey666 and I had fun with describing the taste. 
    • Nose
      A very sharp start. Peppery and very alcoholic without maturation. Fresh lemonjuice, lychee without the sweetness and grapefruit. Magnesium because of something metaalic in the background.
    • Taste
      Sour grains and lemon skin. Yeast. Sweaty shoes with old dirty clothes. With water more plastic and rubber notes. Cardboard and still peppery.
    • Finish
      An alcohol burn that should give a long finish, but it's just a burn and then it fades.

  2. TheNose scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Nose: vanilla, rubarb

    Taste: woody, sweet and fat

    Finish: woody, long,  little bit sharp and bitter

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