Overall rating
Single Grain
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Old Particular
Stated Age
26 years old
DL 12233
Number of bottles
51.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
08 May 2018 11:36 am by Sir Provenance
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 62,91

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Whisky Reviews for Cameronbridge 1991 DL

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.80 points

  1. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Harsh, raw and acidic.
    • Nose
      81 81
      Sharp on the nose, very closed. Damp wood, pencil shavings, pepper, steamed corn.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Pepper, five spice powder, white board marker smell like taste. Vitamin C tablet, sourdough.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Sour ending, very long and dry.

  2. markjedi1 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Silent Nose

    Cameronbridge – one of the few grain distilleries in the Highlands – produces mostly for the blenders. J&B, Bell’s, Johnnie Walker, Vat 69, White Horse… they are all customers. But from time to time you can taste it as a single grain, like this one from Douglas Laing bottled after 26 years of maturation. Douglas Laing has bottled no less than 7 sister casks of Cameronbridge 1991, all in their Old Particular range.

    The nose starts very closed. I need quite a bit of hand warmth and a lot of patience to get it to talk. Some marshmallow, vanilla, wood shavings and oranges slowly appear. But in all honesty, this grain offers little more, making it somewhat boring.

    It is very spicy and creamy. You can almost chew this whisky. Quasi syrupy. The spices are mostly white pepper, liquoirice and some ginger and nutmeg. Fruit? Oranges and coconut with a hint of hard pears. Much better than the nose promised. From the second sip forward, it even turns candy-like sweet.

    The finish is very long, peppery and somewhat drying.

    After the silent nose, the palate made up for things. Around 70 EUR.


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