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Longrow 2005

Overall rating
88.83/100
votes
83
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Open Day 2018
Vintage
02.2005
Bottled
24.05.2018
Stated Age
13 years old
Casktype
Refill Port Casks
Number of bottles
1096
Strength
58.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
18/242
Bottled for
Open Day 2018
Added on
25 May 2018 6:26 pm by GlenPiWi
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 192.45

15 × in wishlist

83 × member ratings

217 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Longrow 2005

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.83 points

  1. jazzpianofingers scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2019/01/21/springbank-last-years-new-forthcoming/

    I’d tried this refill port cask-matured Longrow a few days earlier in the courtyard [Blog87], and deemed it well worthy of sixty of my hard-earned pianist’s pounds.

    N: Lovely toasted oak sugars.
    T: With coastal hints, a little water brings out the subtle & rubbery mechanics oils.
    F: Light, dirty peat with a banana-y finish.
    C: Scores the same as before as it turns out.

    Scores a B

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. rpvdwel scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. berarith73 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  5. jazzpianofingers scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2018/09/26/springbank-open-day-2018/

    C: The maturity and composition is good with some dirty complexities thrown in for good measure. For £60, this is a bottle I’m happy to take a punt on. This I tried later on along with the Hazelburn, and found it just as appealing [notes to follow].

    Scores a B

  6. svenske2015 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Mark found some words and notes for the 2018 festival bottles on MALT review: https://malt-review.com/2018/05/25/campbeltown-malts-festival-releases-2018/

  7. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Smoke + Port has never disappointed me ..
    • Nose
      A nice combination of the red fruits from the port barrel and neat longwax, a bit of sulfur, caramel, overall rather fresh than sweet and heavy.
    • Taste
      intense, creamy, almost sparkling, with cheese notes, lots of red ripe fruit and a lot of smoke, which, however, only plays a minor role in the remaining intensity of the aromas, some oak, which brings dry notes
    • Finish
      the finish is dominated by fruity notes, warming, some smoke, a classic smoke + port finish

  8. schero scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Only the sulfur reduces my opinion a bit, if only slightly. Apart from that, it's great.
    • Nose
      Typically elegant longrow smoke, chocolate, slightly mineral, subliminally sulphurous, orange peel, nice and dirty
    • Taste
      Here, the sulfur dominates first then peppery smoke, the orange peel fights and comes only slightly over, a lot of heat in the mouth, sea salt chocolate
    • Finish
      Ostensibly sulfur but that is very sweet and quite yummy, with smoky oak, which sticks very sweet on the palate

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