Scapa 2000

Overall rating
88.38/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB119130
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillery Reserve Collection
Vintage
08.03.2000
Bottled
26.07.2018
Stated Age
18 years old
Casknumber
194,211,212,214&217
Number of bottles
1512
Strength
52.5 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Barcode
5000299613580
Added on
16 oct 2018 7:51 pm by Zinni
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 147.45

9 × in wishlist

28 × member ratings

76 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Scapa 2000

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.38 points.

  1. Glenrothes1973 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  2. Palindrome scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Weird bubble gum / fresh cut vetch nose that bleeds into the palate. Musty muslin curtains around the window of a cabin at the seaside. A very odd albatross, but not bad luck in the sailor's sense. Not bad, just unusual.

    Other more traditional tasting notes as well. Stale caramel, grass sap, corn syrup. Sharp notes without water on palate. Goes to back of tongue and not front and turns creamy back there kind of like a great case of head cold with a bit of overactive salivary throat mucus. Just joking, how could that be nice? Well, without the sickness part, just the weird full tongued creaminess. And the classic head cold "head rush" in a good way.

    Hey, Pilgrim, you ever write good poems with a head cold? I have, along with TS Elliot. Don't knock the "high" of being comfortably numb, as Pink Floyd once sang about.

    This is not much at all like the old OB Scapa 16. Hint of oak. Quite pleasant really. I don't regret buying this bottle. I think it shall grow on me even more . . . as Indrid Cold says, "in time."

    And, hey, buddy, try not to overlook the "high" of a whisky. The drug factor is seldom talked about and never the same, brand for brand, cask for cask. This one imparts a nice ethereal buzz best enjoyed alone, perhaps looking out the window into nature, the country, the ocean, etc.

    A solitary dram of solidarity and comfort with not being afraid to enjoy drinking by oneself during these lock-down days of futuristic yore.

  3. ipchrist scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      91 91

  4. mema82 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

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