Overall rating
Single Grain
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Flash, I love you!
Stated Age
30 years old
2nd Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
52.4 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
06 Feb 2019 6:53 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 167.00

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Whisky Reviews for Invergordon 1987 SMWS G5.11

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.92 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Light and dusty, this nose is dominated by alcohol vapors, even with water. I can not discern anything else.
    • Taste
      Touch evanescent, fluid. Pretty bland, and spoiled by alcohol.
      It's creamier with water.
    • Finish
      Thin and brutal.
      With water, just brutal ...

      Was the cask too rinsed to leave juice 30 years in? I love grain ... What a disappointment.
      Views of the comments here, I doubted my pal - but I passed right after at the 1983 SWMS 72.62 Miltonduff that I found superb, so ...

      Enthusiasm 2/5

      Whiskey n ° 2120

  2. Whiskydufftown scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. MasterMork scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Was rated 89 for first impressions, lower after a while.
    • Nose
      84 84
      The smell of acrylic thinner, paint, wax and oil. Painting a gloomy end of the day. Bright pepper lits the nose, waking senses up as if a firecracker popping. An old barn house, sits by the coast, windy days have passed billowing sea spray and seaweed on. This barn house deteriorates into the finishing.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Lemon and lime zest, sprinkled with fresh cream. It's a lemon meringue like feel, something bright amidst something dull yet so bold. Old oak, heavy on the sawdust, a rather depressing note to end on.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Very very long, slightly bitter with lots of tannins. Oak, woody, heavy and earth like. Dried up soil, burnt leaves, tree bark eaten inside out. Very monotonous.

  5. wisekycourse scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      lacquered vanilla, lime,
      otherwise, characteristic grain, caramel, herbs!
      pepper, wood, and encaustic.
    • Taste
      lemon, fresh herbs give way to a sweet side, pastry, butter, cake
      old wood, leather (the saddle of leather!) and white glue, vanilla in return!
    • Finish
      quite long, herbaceous, spicy, woody and vanilla
      quite monolithic, but that lasts too.

  6. FernetBranco scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Ausgabepreis Februar 2019: 110,00 GB

    Notes von der Website: https://www.smws.com/flash-i-love-you

    "Wet cereals, mixed toasted grains, light hessian, honeyed porridge, old rope, oily cloth and white pepper greet the nostrils first. Followed by lamp oil, desiccated coconut, sweet esters and a greenhouse full of geraniums. A slice of French toast lingers somewhere in the depths. Water unearths notes of talcum powder, hair gel and shea butter with wood char, lemon balm and slightly meaty salami note. The mouth is surprisingly oily in texture. Some curious smoked tea notes alongside buttered brioche, kaffir lime leaf, curry powder and chamois leather. Reduction adds throat sweets, mascarpone, mustard oil, caraway and vanilla ice cream."
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86


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