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Overall rating
85.50/100
votes
2
Whiskybase ID
WB131244
Category
Blend
Bottler
Ainslie & Heilbron (A&H)
Bottling serie
Choice Scotch Whisky
Strength
43.0 (gradi)
Size
750 ml
Label
rectangular brown bottle, black label, printed in white, red winged lion
Bottled for
Galvani & C. Parma
Added on
11 May 2019 5:36 pm by angus67

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Whisky Reviews for Ainslie's Royal Edinburgh

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.50 points

  1. Jackson05 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Too far gone sadly...

    Just massive OBE, not leaving room for much else. Old sweat, dirty socks, cardboard, spoiled milk, stewed stone fruits. not good.

    I had a sample of a similar Royal Edinburgh from a similar vintage and it was not only much better, but also very good! This is the risk you run buying 50+ year old whisky. There are many unknown factors that can have 2 similar bottles tasting completely different. You can be under no illusions buying old blends... they can be complete trash.

    Buyer beware. No Score

  2. detachedblue scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    I tasted a version from Milano import. Not very inspiring.
    • Nose
      Faint, mellow, good oakiness, young malt, pear drop
    • Taste
      Mellow and watery, pear drop, sour pear and apple.
    • Finish
      Short and sweet.

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