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Longrow 1974

Overall rating
93.19/100
votes
29
Whiskybase ID
WB10909
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
09.1974
Bottled
02.1996
Stated Age
21 years old
Casknumber
1550
Number of bottles
350
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
04 Oct 2009 7:18 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1873.41

23 × in wishlist

29 × member ratings

18 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Longrow 1974

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.19 points

  1. sagara-kun scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    Hard to accept but we no longer make this kind of whisky today.
    A success from start to finish, a journey.
    • Nose
      93 93
      Austere nose at the same time, bursting with personality.
      The aromas are melted, changing.
      Peat is present on the hay. The smoke is light and stringy, as if swirling in the glass to balance the aromas.
      We have a nice dose of citrus, mainly juicy orange and lemon.
      A certain minerality, with chalk, aspirin.
      A little pine honey, eucalyptus. Almost a drop of aromatic oil.
      With aeration, a little bit of dragon fruit.
    • Taste
      94 94
      On the palate, it is oily, and overwhelming.
      The aromas are quickly distributed in the mouth.
      Above all the peat, soft and sweet, oily. The delicate and cold smoke. The mouth is lined.
      Then citrus fruits, lemon, bergamot. Some aromatic herbs, such as dry thyme.
      Pepper, a light woody flavor. Light caramel.
    • Finish
      94 94
      Long finish on citrus fruits, cold smoke, barbecue, oily peat, honey. Very comforting.

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 93 points Moderator

    Good balance of fruitiness and smokiness - my expectations were a little bit higher for this 21yo but overall it's on a similar level like the Longrow 1974 16yo - great!
    • Nose
      93 93
      Tropical fruits, pineapple, mango, hints of vanilla, citrus fruits, lemons, little austere and smoky, cigar tobacco, cold ashes, spices, little herbs, some minerals, limestone - great!
    • Taste
      93 93
      Punchy, oily, creamy, subtle sweetness, old books, little OBE, smoky, hints of vanilla, honeydew, tobacco, cigars, some tropical fruits, little fruit juice, spices, herbs - very good!
    • Finish
      92 92
      Medium long, warm, spicy, zesty, little herbal, smoky

  3. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Herbs, farmy peat, citrus fruits, great longrow

  4. whiskycuse scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes:

    https://whiskycuse.wordpress.com/2014/12/21/longrow-21-yo-1974-cask-1550-ob/

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