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Overall rating
86.75/100
votes
7
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
A salty chalk-mallow
Vintage
19.09.2011
Stated Age
07 years old
Casktype
2nd Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
26.128
Number of bottles
240
Strength
60.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
31 Jul 2019 1:02 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 60,70

2 × in wishlist

7 × member ratings

17 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 2011 SMWS 26.128

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.75 points

  1. JungleDram scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

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

  2. dramspotter did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Bottles exist with two different titles. This one and also 'A wildcat did purr':
    https://www.philipstorry.net/review/26128-wildcat-did-purr-or-salty-chalk-mallow

    A wildcat did purr is the title of 26.126 so perhaps it was a mistake in printing some 26.128 labels.

  3. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2019/08/10/smws-august-outturn-2019/

    N,T&F: What a lovely starter. Light sugary & vanilla-sweet, nicely weighted and grain-like in a way. Refer to SMWS’s notes for this one, they are really good. Look out for instance, the boot polish and jelly! Drinkable from the off yet swims with competence, drop after drop easing & releasing more and more.
    C:, A splendidly youthful 7yo that has the propensity to go with the flow.

  4. FernetBranco scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Ausgabepreis August 2019: 55,00 GBP

    Notes von der SMWS Website https://www.smws.com/salty-chalk-mallow

    "Beautifully expressive and rich with distillery character. Lots of salty bubblegum, lemon jelly, gooseberry, elderflower, sandalwood, perfumed seaweed and gorse. With water there’s cheesecake, mineral oils, chalky marshmallow, lime juice and a big, luxurious and easy, sweet fruitiness. The palate begins with honeydew melon, fruity waxes, juicy fruit chewing gum, jelly babies, pineapple chunks and mango scented bath salts. Dilution offers up vanilla custard with quince jelly, softmints, strawberry liquorice, lime cordial, aged Gewurtztraminer, lychee syrup and rosewater. The finish moves towards boot polish, camphor and salty wax."
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

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