Longrow 17-year-old

Overall rating
89.09/100
votes
91
Whiskybase ID
WB144506
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
10.2002
Bottled
11.2019
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Fresh Sherry Hogshead
Number of bottles
264
Strength
49.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Fourcroy, The Netherlands
Market
Netherlands Netherlands
Added on
11 dec 2019 4:56 pm by Ras Mazunga
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 266.70

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91 × member ratings

125 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Longrow 17-year-old

20 users have left 20 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 89.09 points.

  1. trompjes scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Open for a few months now, air is doing a great thing to this whisky. 90 points

  2. robbert88 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Mystery sample.
    Turned out to be this one.

  3. Erik1908 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    This was the 2nd Longrow in a Springbank distillery line-up; and my 2nd Longrow ever. But i is really of an unbelievable quality. Only mild peat-smoke (where I had expected heavy influence). I would call it "silky smooth". Beautiful well integrated sherry notes. Would love to have a bottle, but the prices are simply crazy.

  4. Falang scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    This is an amazing intriguing and clever drink - what a feast with very subtle tastes that are coming together. Love it! Nose: Seasalt, bourbon, hint of vanilla, barley, peat. Nose changes into red wine with rubber after a while. Taste is full with dried fruits, rubber, turf, nutmeg... Finish is strange: medium but the more you drink (and wait) the more it changes and lasts. Wauw!
    • Nose
      91 91
      Seasalt, bourbon, hint of vanilla, barley and wheats with some peat - but not too much. After about a half hour the nose changes into red wine with some rubber. Lovely!
    • Taste
      93 93
      Nutty, warm and dark, bitters with some burned caramel, slightly turfed and very well in check with all the other flavours - some dates and nutmeg as well with even a hint of tea-leaves. Wauw!
    • Finish
      88 88
      On a first sip the finish was kind of medium-short. But on a second sip it transformed again and become much fuller and longer with some orange peel and terracotta, smoked wood and even a hint of burned rubber at the back - very beautiful evolution.

  5. Mortar1703 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  6. hans1971 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Tasted this whisky during a blind tasting. Unfortunately I switched to another whisky and region...

  7. thijs100 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    A style that's a mix of the Lagavulin 16 White Horse and a more elegant Benromach 15. Totally gorgeous.
    • Nose
      What do we have here? Beautiful sherry-matured, subtly peated nose. Tobacco leaves, bonfire smoke, sweet oranges and a touch of charcoal. There's polished leather as well, with just a touch of burlap and charred lemon.
    • Taste
      Oily with subtle notes of peat and furniture polish. There's touches of pepper, but also menthol and plums and oranges. A whiff of liquorice. Very classy indeed.
    • Finish
      Soft, earthy peat notes. Tobacco. Finally some touches of cocoa powder and oranges. Medium in length.

  8. Sylvia scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  9. Dominique69 scored this whisky 90 points Photo Moderator

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

  10. Atwhisky3 scored this whisky 88 points Newbie

    Got myself a 5cl sample. Tryed it 2 times. Got some sulphur on the nose and palate. Also some coastal notes and some peat. I am not so happy with the sulphur notes but they are little. Looking forward to opening my bottle some day.

  11. Wtrstrnghlt scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

  12. GIORGOS scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  13. Sjaak92 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  14. Wolf68 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

  15. sascuas scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  16. Rien scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  17. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  18. KayMeertens scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    More fruity than the Belgian version, which is more on the toffee side.
    • Nose
      Sticky sherry all over. Candied cherry and a bit of hazelnut, not much distillery profile or peat initially. With water some peach.
    • Taste
      Cranberry, fresh fig, pepper and peat.
    • Finish
      Caramel, praliné, dried goji berry and mango.

  19. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

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