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Clynelish 1992

Overall rating
85.53/100
votes
72
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillers Edition
Vintage
1992
Bottled
2009
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Wood
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
Cl-Br: 172-4i
Barcode
5000281021645
Added on
10 Oct 2009 7:45 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 260.40

20 × in wishlist

72 × member ratings

179 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1992

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.53 points

  1. Numwierum scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Smell: Light and gentle notes of sherry and oranges, very subtle wax, a little caramel and a finely spicy aroma can be heard in the background.
    Taste: Intense, peppery at the beginning, then the fruit sweetness develops, again light notes of sherry, oranges and grapefruits. Also in the taste a subtle wax aroma, plus a slightly herbal touch.
    Finish: Medium length, the spiciness of the oak picks up speed and a dryness sets in in the mouth.
    Conclusion: A fine drinking whisky, with a pleasant drinking strength, which has its rough edges.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. tw_xbein scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    tasty whisky with nice fruit flavors and a distinctive chilli catch (9.4.2010)
    • Nose
      84 84
      delicate malty, sweet, sherry
    • Taste
      86 86
      full-bodied, tasty, sweet and fruity, sherry aromas, raisins, plums
    • Finish
      84 84
      rather short fruity, with peppery flavor

  3. GadflyDrinker scored this whisky 68 points Member Senior

    SOOOOOOOO gross. way to grassy for me.
    • Nose
      69 69
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      66 66

  4. JoLi68 scored this whisky 82 points Newbie

  5. MaltMatters scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    A nice dram. But don't expect a too intense nose. You have to concentrate after the first sip to the aromas. That's fun!
    • Nose
      81 81
      Before first sip:
      Fruity orange and some honey notes directly with the first aromas. But nothing really to explore.

      After first sip (retronasal):
      More intense. Dried fruits, vanilla, oranges and pineapples.
    • Taste
      82 82
      Oily mouthfeeling. Lovely sweetness out of honey. Strawberry candy and wax.
    • Finish
      84 84
      I love the spice which is coming with the finish! The finish is mid-to-long.

  6. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Strawberries, honey, apple, peach, vanilla, caramel, cereal, when it's a bit stale, there are also a few darker fruits, blackberries, and in the background a very light herbal note
    • Taste
      Honey, cereals, apple, lime, grapefruit, strawberries, pepper

  7. oppi scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    17.05.2017: Color: Gold, Nose: alcoholic tingling, slightly musty ++ Mouth: full, strong, old wood, spicy honey, vanilla, malty heavy +++

  8. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes:

    https://whiskycuse.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/clynelish-19922009-dist-ed-ob/

  9. domani scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    A rather simple whisky with a strong spicy component, but by no means uninteresting - 19.05.2017
    • Nose
      Soft and mild sherry tones, fruity, citrus, grapefruit, lychee, nougat, vanilla, spicy, Maggiwürze,
    • Taste
      Spicy-sweet, mild, orange peel, peach, bitter herbs, black pepper, Ovaltine, some dark chocolate and even espresso to the end
    • Finish
      medium

  10. Sonett scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      First a very light nose of raisins and figs, some canned apricots, vanilla and honey
    • Taste
      Taste much stronger than the nose, here the sherry comes through followed by chili pepper 
    • Finish
      medium long, dominated by sweet chili pepper and honey

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