- Single Malt
- Distillery Bottling
- Bottling serie
- Loyalty of the Wolf
- Stated Age
- 14 years old
- Sherry Seasoned Cask (American Oak) + Bourbon
- 42.3 % Vol.
- 1000 ml
- Bottled for
- Travel Retail
- Added on
- 08 Jul 2018 11:52 am by ctu
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Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 14-year-old
6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.28 points
- reely impressive 14yr. peat lemon sitron hether, fruty a mild glass some small good heat in the throth i wold buy it agan in big bottle =)
- Fine whisky for easy drinking. Nothing too complex, taste and smell rather simpler. The taste is certainly more interesting than the smell. Softly woody whisky. What I vaguely remember the old HP 12, so it was certainly more pronounced and something from everything, but certainly more in the smoke and some expressiveness and roughness. This one is more sweet and soft, such an immature HP.
Alcohol, not very intense in aroma, slightly honey and earthy grass tones. After a long smell there is some synthetics and a bit of consistency. Detergent on the floor.
The taste is surprisingly sweeter, lighter and simple, uncomplicated. Soft and sweet after milk-chocolate candies.
Medium, woody, very slightly sweet.
- Elegant and tasty whisky. Maybe it's little bit simple but aromatic and delicious.
Elegant sherry, apples, tropical citruses, cinnamon, gentle peaty smoke and deep barley malt.
Gentle peaty smoke, cake, citric zest, fresh fruits, old wood, sweet malt.
Peaty, smoky, zesty, sweetly spicy.
- For comparison I started with a "regular" 12YO, a recent Viking Honour bottling.
This is in my opinion quite a bit better.
It's not a sophisticated dram to ponder too much upon, but a very nice, enjoyable and care free evening sipper.
Thanks to ronnholt for this sample.
A lot in common with the 12, light, fresh and fruity.
Actually a bit more fruity. And sweeter.
More sweet sherry notes.
Green apple peel, orangy citrus, some pineapple juice.
Not what I would call peat, but a soft touch of smoke.
Just like the 12, it's all good but I kind of wish it was more of it.
Quite a bit more potent than the 12YO.
More sherry makes for a much more substancial arrival and bigger body.
More spice to kick of the party, I get a nice hint of ginger.
May be the extra 2,3% ABV that adds to the feeling of more substance. So what would it have been like on 46%?
Lightly citric with a handfull of nutty flavours from midway.
About medium lenght, fading without any dram.
- I miss a higher ABV, so pleasant but weak flavors. 83/84.
Malt, citruses, vanilla, pear compote, pepper and ginger. Touch of peat.
Thin, slightly watery. Apple compote with lot of cloves. Orange peel, sherry and salted minerals.
Medium length, salty, bittersweet.