Highland Park 1998

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Distillery Exclusive
Stated Age
18 years old
American Oak Butt
Number of bottles
56.4 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
Distillery only having once completed the 'Eunson' tour
Added on
06 Mar 2020 3:28 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

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Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 1998

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.37 points

  1. KayMeertens scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Cherry, smoke, tobacco, caramel, blueberry and vanilla. The tobacco note increases over time.
    • Taste
      Blueberry, smoke, tobacco, toffee, ash and cherry
    • Finish
      Toffee, smoke, tobacco and blueberry.

  2. JacobaEd scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  3. Fabian scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    Stunning! One of the best whiskies I ever had.
    Bought it when I was at the distillery in June 2017.
    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      96 96
    • Finish
      97 97

  4. maltaholic did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    By Serge 

    Highland Park 18 yo (56.4%, OB, Distillery Exclusive, American oak butt, cask #2865, 606 bottles, 2016): 89 Punkte

  5. rpvdwel scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur


    Highland Park 18 yo (56.4%, OB, Distillery Exclusive, American oak butt, cask #2865, 606 bottles, 2016) Four stars and a half Colour: gold. Nose: perfect creamy vanilla and honey, with some fresh orange juice on top of that and a few bits of fresh mint. That’s a perfect combination, not utterly complex, but the balance is flabbergasting. Indeed, vanilla, honey, oranges, mint. I repeat… With water: rather things from a forest, moss, fern, pine needles, humus, mushrooms… All that complements vanilla, honey, oranges and mint to perfection. Mouth (neat): indeed, this is perfect, although it would just be a combination of four elements, namely vanilla, honey, oranges, mint. Exactly the same as on the nose when neat, plus a few oak spices, cinnamon, cloves, star anise… With water: same with just touches of green oak, which translates into green tea. So, green tannins. Finish: rather long and grassier, although the three musketeers are still kicking around. Those would be vanilla, honey, oranges and mint. A touch of wood smoke in the aftertaste. Comments: extremely good but you had or will have to fly to Orkney to get this sexy baby. SGP:652 - 89 points.

    I made the flight to Inverness and drive to Orkney :)

    Too bad the bottle is empty now.

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84


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