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Overall rating
90.38/100
votes
15
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Phil & Simon Thompson (PST)
Vintage
1977
Stated Age
40 years old
Casktype
Sherry
Number of bottles
150
Strength
42.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Market
sc Scotland
Added on
01 Mar 2018 5:57 pm by foxboro
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 305,50

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Whisky Reviews for Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 40-year-old PST

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.38 points

  1. Betty Boob scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Blended Malt 40 yo 1977/2018 (42,9%, Thompson Brothers, Sherry Butt, 150 bottles) 

    A lovely, if somewhat Freudian, label on this one. Colour: Amber. Nose: Straightforward prunes, dates, dark chocolate and sultanas at first. Expressive and pretty vibrant for its age. Some earth, a few soft spices, stewed red apples, toffee, golden syrup and a dusting of brown sugar. Maybe a little caramelised oatmeal as well. Perfect aged sherried malt whisky. Mouth: A wonderfully soft, elegant and balanced mix of chocolate buttons, earth, balsamic, a little rancio and candied fruit peel. Some dried banana chips, mint tea and orange throat sweets. A wee suggestion of dunnage and sack cloth at the back as well. Finish: Good length, velvety in texture and darkly fruity. A wee nip of mulling spice. Comments: A cracking, extremely pleasurable and quaffable old blended malt. Well selected! 

    SGP: 541 - 90 points.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. Unclimbability scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Colour: AmberBody: Medium

    Nose: Takes me back to the decades tour at Glenfarclas. The Sherry here is pretty classy, raisin, fresh cherry, leather, there's a little medicinal/soap note that I normally get from older Glenfarclas, and a subtle meaty-ness, orange, pommegranate, flowers at your newly made bed in the hospital, quite crisp and fresh for 40! Oh, how did I forget to mention good quality coffee, almond and marzipan, Ameretto, marzipan log and sugared almonds. And honey. And old liqueurs. And old cupboards with spices boxes in them.

    Taste: Sweet at first, a little thin but builds, the whole is a bit shy to start, and then its building with spice, oak and swells of sweetness. Giving this one time in the mouth is crucial. Fantastic strawberry fruit pastille (the red ones), leather, some orange peel and subtle floral tones. I wouldn't say its over oaked but its just lost a little too much of the strength. Chewy texture but not as complex as the nose.

    Finish: Very Long/Long length. Sweetness stays with a little strawberry then darker and darker (but losing power) with the oak, chocolate, orange and leather staying and staying.

    Notes: Bottled early 2018 at 40yo. Pretty stunning stuff, particularly the nose, its just lost a little too much of the strength after all those years.

    88/100

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