Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Phil & Simon Thompson (PST)
Stated Age
38 years old
Sherry Cask Matured
Number of bottles
44.9 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
12 Nov 2019 11:53 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 411.96

29 × in wishlist

57 × member ratings

67 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Blended Scotch Whisky 1980 PST

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.66 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    woody, on candied oranges, a little vanilla, grassy traces
    malt present, a little bitter chocolate, a little wax
    sensation that lasts even after removing the dram
    malty sweetness, fine and young varnish which has just been laid, a little leather too, the fruits on citrus fruits especially orange and cooked, candied, caramel in return
    herbs with their dried flowers, the wood again and varnish, a little vanilla caramel.
    on varnished wood, on cooked malt, cooked kernels, a little toasted coconut, a little ovomaltine, medium finish.

  2. Jnpons scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Color: very beautiful mahogany color, copper highlights.

    Nose: sherry, sherry sherry, wild strawberries, waxy wood, nuts, hoping that the wood does not attack the distillate too much.
    A little chocolate, an impression of “my darling” chocolate. That's right yes, a little cherry liqueur. There is also a nice malt smell, minty freshness with a citrus zest.

    Palate: red fruit, leather, nuts, but lacks a bit of liveliness, complexity, a little too straight. Savory notes.

    Finish: short on the fruit but also a floral leaning.

    Comment: a magnificent nose, but a mouth too “wise” in my opinion. If that had followed, it would have easily earned 2 more points.

  3. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Very nice sherry very balanced, could have benefited from a higher abv as lacks a bit of punch, still very good

  4. svenske2015 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    thompsonbrosdistillers.com says:

    "Distilled in 1980, Blended into Butts c.2007, bottled 2019

    38 Years Old

    Sherry Butt Matured

    490 bottles / 44.9%ABV

    Amazing old Sherried whisky, well blended. It is almost like a Vatted malt in it’s profile…!

    Katie Guthrie"

  5. gaboruso scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. Rien scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

  7. Schafranek scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. Tastingbros scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Full review here:
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  9. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    21 22 21 21 85

    it was felt that somewhere here the grain was buried, and a little metallic notes interfered ...

  10. funtik1975 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior



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