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Overall rating
89.79/100
votes
18
Whiskybase ID
164828
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
The humble crumble
Vintage
12.03.2002
Bottled
25.06.2020
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
24.144
Number of bottles
197
Strength
56.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
02 Sep 2020 5:51 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

£ 501.14

9 × in wishlist

18 × member ratings

64 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Macallan 2002 SMWS 24.144

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.79 points

  1. toto82 did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    And here again: just sold out, the bottling is already offered for three times as much. Such USERS puke me off ... Sorry about the OT!

  2. TeleDram scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    It's a well-made whisky. But not really my taste due to the sharpness in the mouth - so I would probably not buy it again.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Honey, sweet honey, some alcohol, caramel from baked apples, marigold
    • Taste
      84 84
      At first sweet on the tongue, but then comes a cinnamon spiciness. It remains on the tip of the tongue after the exit.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Medium length, rather short, warming. A little woody.

  3. mema82 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. mnljng scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. FernetBranco did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Issue price in September 2020: 195.00 GBP

    www.smws.com/the-humble-crumble

  6. dramspotter did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS Tasting Notes: Light cinnamon spice announced a free-for-all on apple crumble with custard, vanilla slices and apricot Danish pastries as pine nuts joined cashew nut butter. Nutmeg and roasted chestnuts appeared on the palate with sticky treats like toffee apples, butterscotch and apricot jam. Water suggested earthy elements as fresh root vegetables roasted in butter and beetroot chocolate cake merged with bramble hedgerows. Rhubarb crumble and custard returned us to sweet domains but now with ginger cake, maple syrup and caramel shortbread. Finally pineapple joined hot cross buns with spiced rum and a pot of Earl Grey tea that complimented ginger biscuits on the finish.

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