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Overall rating
83.70/100
votes
29
Whiskybase ID
WB16903
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Bladnoch Forum (BF)
Vintage
11.1997
Bottled
17.06.2010
Stated Age
12 years old
Casknumber
6259
Number of bottles
308
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Jul 2010 7:18 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 179.90

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Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 1997 BF

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.70 points

  1. OlivierSegers scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  2. mer1973 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

  3. Furtia scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. Lafroy scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      A lot of fruits, particularly green apples, a little bit of smoke, gooseberry and smoothness.
    • Taste
      A lot of apples, light sourness, gooseberry, a little bit of dryness, it is definitely smooth, but not very complex.
    • Finish
      Medium long, lightly fruity with a lot of green apple sourness.

  5. Ras Mazunga scored this whisky 85 points Super Administrator

    Just changed my rating from 82 to 85. Bottle is now below half and it seems fruitier than ever.

  6. Bachess scored this whisky 86 points Administrator

    Odd whisky, no balance or harmony, think I like it.
    • Nose
      Strange nose, lot of citrics. Some 'drop' (Dutch candy) and organic smells like hai.
    • Taste
      Neat: bourbon like, not so smouth but too much parfume. Odd taste too (as the nose).
      Water: Not enough body for adding water, dont do this (at home :-) ) All flavours are gone...
    • Finish
      Short

  7. Ras Mazunga scored this whisky 85 points Super Administrator

    Don't dare to rate this one yet but it's not going to be very positive. It's a lot like tequilla, it smells like squeezed lemon peel. With a little water the smell is nice/interesting but then it's too watery right away for the taste.

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