Overall rating
Single Malt
Elixir Distillers (ElD)
Bottling serie
2018 Edition
Stated Age
18 years old
Number of bottles
54.6 % Vol.
700 ml
From The Orkney Islands
Bottled for
The Whisky Exchange
Added on
25 Nov 2018 10:05 am by chalky
UncoloredCask Strength

Average value

€ 159.99

11 × in wishlist

94 × member ratings

254 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Black Friday 18-year-old ElD

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.79 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    an SB or an HP, but an iodine dram!
    nose on malt, vanilla, Christmas spices, on a fruity sweetness
    a lot of crushed nuts, hazelnuts too, vanilla still
    an iodized side, seaweed macerating on the pediment of a port!
    very sweet, very malty, fruity, without much peculiarity, but with a combination of cooked fruits and crushed nuts plus a little mold very interesting, as a very good blend actually!

  2. jttoft did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Undisclosed Highland Park (obviously).

    Pure bourbon maturation according to my taste buds.
    Very mineral, clear, crisp, and distillate-driven. And very good.

  3. A0525 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. thijs100 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Heather with a soft floral note and touches of honey and clementines, with a foundation of subtle wood smoke. There’s a thin veneer of white chocolate. Lovely!
    • Taste
      Good thick mouthfeel with a subtle peat influence, and a whiff of furniture polish. A whisper of creamy vanilla, honey and zesty orange. Pretty spicy too, think cloves and nutmeg, as well as a handful of cracked black peppercorns.
    • Finish
      Floral, some lemon, and lingering spices, as well as a note of cigarette ash.

  5. Georges scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Seasalt, iodine, heather, plums, floral notes
    • Taste
      Sweet barley, fruity (apples, oranges), butterscotch, olives, nutty
    • Finish
      Medium long, floral, metallic, nutty

  6. M134481 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Wow, pretty tasty whisky! :-)
    • Nose
      86 86
      Red fruit, cake, meaty, stings in the nose
    • Taste
      87 87
      Spicy, bourbon, vanilla, green apples, pepper, cake,
    • Finish
      87 87
      Pepper, red fruit, green apple, cake,

  7. tomrules scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Nice, clean/clear and mineral taste with a hint of chamomile

  8. tomrules scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Nice, clean/clear and mineral taste with a hint of chamomile

  9. Dominique69 scored this whisky 86 points Moderator

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  10. maltandgrains scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
      Has a bit of bite. Fruity and hints of tobacco.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Initially bites a little, but rolls of very smooth. I taste a fair amount of liquorice.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Hints of tobacco on the back. Semi-long.


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