Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Whisky-Doris (WD)
Bottling serie
The Nose Art - 15th Anniversary Edition
Stated Age
22 years old
Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
50.5 % Vol.
700 ml
de Germany
Added on
23 Mar 2018 11:41 am by Bretorianer
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 130.00

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62 × member ratings

68 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Single Speyside Malt 1993 WD

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.35 points

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    [December, 2018] What is the difference between "A Speyside Distillery" (like most undisclosed Whisky-Doris releases are labeled) and this "Single Speyside Malt" - I guess there is no...

    ...and I guess this is another "naked" Glenfarclas, too. It owns a pretty nose but slept several years too long in oak so both taste and finish are unbalanced with too much bitter-spicy wooden notes. Nevertheless, this is an easy to drink Traditional Scotch (with a minor fault)...
    • Nose
      90 90
      The colour is pale gold and the nose offers the typical fruity-honey-malty-spicy profile Glenfarclas is famous for. This is absolutely flawless and beautiful balanced, I like that - a "naked" (meaning not sherried) 'farclas that shows the great malt aromas of this fine distillery without disguise.
    • Taste
      87 87
      The taste is much more spicy than the nose with some bitter-herbal flavours beside the usual fruits, honeys and barley sugars. It is somewhat layered and nicely chewable but the spices and bitter-herbs drive the taste out of balance, unfortunately. Nonetheless - this is an impressive taste and if you like such spicy-bitter wooden notes you will like this dram very much, most probably.
    • Finish
      86 86
      The initial mouthfeel is warming and coating with a minor bitter-peppery moment from the woods (tannins at work). The finish is long and gets a little sweeter on sugars and honeys before it dries out on bitter-astringent feelings towards the end. Too bad, this whisky certainly spent several years too long in its cask. Water releases additional fine aromas in the nose and turns both taste and finish more balanced through reducing the amount of spicy-bitter notes. I like this dram best when reduced to about 43% abv.

  2. The_Malt_Hunter scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Sweet, light, easy drink whisky, perfect drink night n the summer night.
    Just like a beauty girl, but only beautiful, not special & stylish, might be I will forgot after a night.

  3. GIORGOS scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Whisky Hamster scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Clean, fruity and not bad at all, just a bit simplistic for its 22 years of maturation.

  5. tommy12 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    bright color. Scent: reminiscent of grappa and ripe juicy pear. Taste: Alcohol not so well integrated, opens up with water, sweetness, vanilla, very light cardboard, light fruits (pear), light earthiness, medium finish, perhaps the right thing for fans of Bourbon Cask bottlings.

  6. wataya scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  7. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    The nose is really nice. Nice honey notes and fruity. In the mouth, however, it offers too little and is more characterized by wood. Unfortunately, I also have a soapy note that I don't like.
    So it's not for me.

  8. huseeraaja scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

  9. Andy scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  10. dram-drinker scored this whisky 91 points Photo Moderator

    Not overly complex but really fruity - reminds me a little bit on canned peaches but in a good way - I just like this one
    • Nose
      90 90
      Plenty of pears and green apples, Calvados, honeydew, hints of dry hay - really not bad
    • Taste
      92 92
      Wow, extremely creamy, mellow, sirupy, very fruity, good sweetness, again mostly pears and apples but also peaches, pineapple, ripe fruits in general, little bit of spices, pepper, ginger, hints of oak wood - very good!
    • Finish
      91 91
      Long, warm, fruity, sweet


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