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Overall rating
92.15/100
votes
30
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Original CASK
Vintage
1955
Strength
54.6 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
25 Mar 2010 1:40 pm
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2635,14

5 × in wishlist

30 × member ratings

12 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 1955 GM

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.15 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 88 points Moderator

    Not bad but somehow I have expected more
    • Nose
      89 89
      Intense, dry hay, paraffin, plastic, yes, varnish, hints of vanilla, honeydew, shoe polish - not bad
    • Taste
      88 88
      Punchy, lots of old newspaper, little sweetness, fresh sawdust, hints of toffee and sugar cane
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium short, zesty, cold cigar ashes, a tad bitter

  2. aphex scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    You like honey ? I don't like honey that much. But I enjoy the flavor in my whisky. Great nose for sure, simpler palate. Palate and finish are maybe a bit unidimensional but that's nitpicking. Excellent and quaffable whisky.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Vibrant. Honey, old dusty books, leather, more honey, herbal and resinous notes, caramel. Whiffs of varnish, pencil shavings, smoke and tobacco. And honey.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Waxy, coating. Honey, herbal liqueurs and spices from the oak.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Long, honeyed, herbal and spicy.

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