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Overall rating
92.94/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
09.1974
Bottled
06.1996
Stated Age
21 years old
Casknumber
1551
Number of bottles
132
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
04 Oct 2009 7:22 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 570,00

10 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

8 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Longrow 1974

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.94 points

  1. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Great expression of a '70s Longrow!

    FineSpirits_butler1 and me loved it! (Dec. 2015)
    • Nose
      Apples, pears, red fruits, almonds - all mixed with pepper and other spices - interwoven with wonderful subtle peat, a combination of salt water and motor oil, red jams are mixing in, malt on a workshop's floor, malty-raisiny sweetness, leather resonates, some subtle smoke, marmelade, Japanese fish restaurant (I could see white tiling, too …), strawberry jam with pepper, leathery peat, butter, ground pork on wooden tray, caramel creme or Crème brulée, some sour components like bitter orange, citrus peal - going the direction of vinegar, Auto Repair … (this is almost the same as we found in the 16 yo 1974 Longrow)+ frsh plums, Brandy Beans, hints of UHU, melted butter, salvia, pine needle extract, forest ground, dry tobacco leaves, herbal tea with chamomile etc., camphor, coffeeground mixed with Birkin hair tonic, bitter orange, apple puree.
    • Taste
      Cherries, citrus, pepper, peat (subtle), plums, old upholstery and furniture, coniferous forest, dark chocolate, tobacco leaves, Brandy Beans, coconut shell, old coats, gooseberry, Pomelo, caramel bakery, cereals, wood;

      bright jams, apple confiture, malty sweetness.
    • Finish
      Fruit Brandy, dark chocolate bakery, fruits, sweetness, peat, citrus, cherries, plums, Brandy Beans, hints of smoke, salt, herbs, hints of banana, 'Salzletten', malty sweetness;

      at the end stays a wonderful combination of salt & sweetness!

  2. FineSpirits_butler1 scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Unbelievably classic.

    Subtle but powerful, pure aromas!

    There is a certain 'Jam steam' throughout which is beyond words ...

    ... and aromas like stepping into a Japanese fish restaurant with moist wood ...

  3. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      95 95
    • Finish
      94 94

  4. FineSpirits_butler1 scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      95 95
    • Finish
      94 94

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