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Overall rating
88.67/100
votes
3
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Hunter Laing (HL)
Bottling serie
Old Malt Cask - 20th Anniversary
Vintage
04.1998
Bottled
08.2018
Stated Age
20 years old
Casknumber
HL 17086
Number of bottles
268
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Nov 2018 8:52 pm by shortyx
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 96,40

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3 × member ratings

3 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Inchgower 1998 HL

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

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Just opened this , so it is early days but 87-88 points from me
    The nose is quite closed at first and water does not particularly help it, lots of lemon, sawdust and various fresh notes that you would associate with a bourbon cask.
    The palate is really nice full of white fruits, a hint of peat, zesty and creamy.
    The finish remains zesty & fruity.
    Water does not help the nose open up and it takes a little of the fire out the palate in a good way.
    87-88 points from me/
    I did do a full note but only one line went on, so this is the brief version, gremlins again?
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. Lord Melchett scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

    Anyone looking for a high-quality "classic" whisky - for me, this has everything it needs. Light sweetness, malt, roundness, spiciness, fruit, complexity, body ... etc. Absolutely great, even the PLV is fine!

  3. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A high quality Inchgower.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Vanilla, honeyed green tea, lemongrass.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Apple juice, aloe, slight mint, a hint of smoke. Surprisingly good, but a bit spicy though. With water, same same, meaning it's still damn good, perhaps slightly more rounded. It's not very complex, but the quality is rather high.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Sweet, grassy finish.

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