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Overall rating
86.60/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
James MacArthur (JM)
Bottling serie
Milano Whisky Festival
Vintage
1991
Bottled
05.2008
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Casknumber
2598
Number of bottles
150
Strength
52.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Mar 2010 10:55 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 201,30

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12 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Elgin 1991 JM

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.60 points

  1. robain scored this whisky 90 points Moderator

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      93 93

  2. Avdboom scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

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

  3. Daan Tje scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. Georges scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      81 81

  5. Georges scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweet malt, buttery, creamy, vanilla
    • Taste
      Creamy, sweet malt, chocolate, coffee
    • Finish
      Medium long, spicy, dry

  6. markjedi1 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Do not ask me how this tastes with water, for a had
    some trouble with the palate, needing three to four sips to truly appreciate
    this dram. And I tasted it from a sample. Yep, you have guessed it. After five
    sips, the glass was empty.
    • Nose
      On the nose, one scent jumps out immediately:
      butterscotch. Candy made of candied sugar and loads of butter. Some candle
      wax too. Cloves and nutmeg precede rum raisins. Reminds me a bit of rum,
      actually. Espresso, whipped cream on top. This is a very enticing nose.
    • Taste
      On the palate it is equally creamy, but with a sour
      touch. Hints
      of wine. Pity. But it remains sweet enough
      (again candied sugar, but hardly any fruit) to be called good. Midpalate,
      the coffee returns. Some nuts as well. Roasted, mind you. Yes, it is becoming
      much better now. Even some chocolate. After the
      second and third sip it becomes really good.
    • Finish
      The finish is spicy and shows some toasted oak. The
      mouth is left dry.

  7. st7 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Same cask but different ABV -
    http://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies.php?merkid=111&whiskyid=10462

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