Banff 1976 HSJ

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Hallmark of St. James (HSJ)
Bottling serie
Vintage Hallmark
Stated Age
23 years old
55.4 % Vol.
750 ml
Added on
14 Oct 2009 9:16 am
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 100.00

4 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

8 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Banff 1976 HSJ

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.67 points

  1. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. Dominique69 scored this whisky 90 points Moderator

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  3. Izzino scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    For me a very nice catchy whisky. Green, Woody, flower and citrusy. At the end definnetely Lemon candy.

  4. sagara-kun scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    The nose is a little unpleasant, but the mouth catches up well.
    It's quite sweet, complex, and quite typical Banff.
    • Nose
      Very astringent nose. Green wood, alcohol to burn.
      Spices, pepper, ginger.
      Green apple, white flower.
      Grass in the rain.
      A bit of wax.
      It is unfortunately a little burned mouth.
    • Taste
      In the mouth it is a little more fruity, on the apple, apricot and dried orange peel.
      Wax always present. Fresh mint.
    • Finish
      Finale on lemon candy, licorice and wood. Bitter dark chocolate. Camphor. Light leather.

  5. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Nose: restrained, then sweet, bright fruits, a beautiful oak note, somehow "green", freshly mown grass.
    Mouth: Sweet, very strong, floral, an interesting, slightly musty wood note, a very small amount of peat.
    Finish: a little peat, astringent, the oak has that say. A few bright fruits also end, followed by peat.

    Conclusion: Interesting whisky, the wood note is very special and certainly not everyone's taste. But a nice old-fashioned Speysider


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