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Overall rating
84.55/100
votes
22
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
06.07.1987
Bottled
2005
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
100 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
Approved: 11.03.02
Added on
25 Mar 2010 1:12 pm

Average value

€ 196.54

5 × in wishlist

22 × member ratings

97 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes 1987

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.55 points

  1. rolabob scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. ZwiJo scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. boborban scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Jim Murray Whisky Bibel 3rd/4th/5th Edition

    The Glenrothes 1987 bott05, db (83) n20 t21 f21 b21. Enticing marmalade on toast, but never quite hits the heights expected. 43%

  4. Kite did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Got a sample, 100ml of this one

  5. mmaclean scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    What I like about this is the citrus and spicy notes that come over on

    the palate. The flavor on the finish is nice as well, lots of vanilla

    and some cinnamon. It is refreshing and well balanced throughout the

    dram, just remarkable and continues to get better through to the end.

  6. Feusi scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    A 18yo GlenRothes, i expected more character. Too little character in the palate with hot spices, oak an d dried fruits. In a medium finish with spices, herbs and wood, but a bit flat. Is perhaps as well as a digestif after a meal?

  7. hsmithjr scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Shows it's youth, but rather enjoyable.
    • Nose
      Fruity and sweet.  Wedding cake.  Confectioners sugar.  Parma violets.
    • Taste
      Werther's original toffee.  Creme caramel.  Oaky.  Peaches and cream.
    • Finish
      Medium and dry.  Oak and marmalade.  Mixed ground pepper.  

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