Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Alexander Murray & Co (AMC)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Stated Age
20 years old
50.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Added on
16 Jan 2020 1:37 pm by MHScotchCellar
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 138.00

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Whisky Reviews for Ledaig 1997 AMC

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.67 points

  1. thebonewolf scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    It’s rough around the edges, which I typically like, but I wish it were a little bit more rounded. What I can say for sure is this dram is dirty, and I think that’s what’s confusing me. Whatever might be knocking this down for me is held aloft by that dirtiness.
    • Nose
      82 82
      Wants to be fruity at the beginning but that gets hidden by a smoky, dry, woody combo.
    • Taste
      80 80
      Spicy at first, some smoke, vegetal, earthy, dirty.
    • Finish
      77 77
      Long, dirty, menthol-like feel, goes “off” after quite a while.

  2. Scherenschnitte scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    I seem to be the only person who picked up funky notes compared to several other reviewers for this one so maybe take that with a grain of salt. Quite an enjoyable bottle overall and I always appreciate this style of whisky. Nice balance of sweet, salt and peat. I waffled between a range of scores but the final bottle pour was really solid and bumped it up a few points.⁣
    • Nose
      Pungent. Funky blue cheese, dirty socks, smelly feet, bacon grease, nice sweet caramel note, vanilla⁣
    • Taste
      Creamy mouthfeel. Super fatty pork belly, caramel, barley sugars, ashy smoke, very mild blue cheese crumbles, sea salt, touch of wood spice
    • Finish
      Medium-long length. Light smoke and brine that transitions to a sugary ashtray aftertaste. ⁣


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