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Overall rating
86.41/100
votes
40
Whiskybase ID
17273
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Creative Whisky Company (CWC)
Bottling serie
The Exclusive Malts
Vintage
18.10.1983
Bottled
2010
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
1463
Number of bottles
209
Strength
48.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
26 Jul 2010 5:59 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 186.44

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40 × member ratings

44 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Coleburn 1983 CWC

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.41 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2020/10/04/old-rare-2020-final-call/

    N: Another robust one with a complex squidgy spongy density that the 26yo Coleburn couldn’t provide. From fruit sugars to seaside salts, paints, inks and oils, this one sings beautifully for a 26yo. Who doesn’t adore aged malts that have become sweaty-sweet and with those subtle old dusty layers that conjure memories of yesteryear?

    T: A bitter-sweet sweaty lemony old Speysider, the style of which I never [have enough of to] tire of. Thinner than I’d hoped, but the carry is true, containing all manner of descriptors and chemical reactions that few whiskies are ever allowed to develop.

    F: This one won’t be stopping short. Like the last North Port, the finish is fully sustained and reflects all that has gone before. 

    C: It’s hard to imagine any whisky fan not at least appreciating this whisky or its immutable style. Easily scores 91 points

  2. newman346 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Coleburn 18/10 / 1983-2010 26yo CWC Exclusive Malts 70cl 48.6% # 1463, 209 btls. This is no longer a push and it is possible to drink whisky of distillery which is so difficult with a color timer squealing. What? What? I was worried about Coleburn 1983! Color: Transparent feeling gloss perfect for lighting.Coleburn-like, forecast of fluffy cookie series Nose: sandy.ironstyle.Castella.Smallly intersecting scent, just drink whisky Attack: Slightly salmony, astringent of finish.It is a delicacy system like halibut (Halibut) and good egg.Only stone and easy Minty get together , This is also gentle aeg ... But, where the cheese cake comes with juwat, surely Coleburn! Body: Smooth and well-planned featherweight indeed.Taste: Vanilly and Old Gin Oily.The custard with alcoholic tea is irresistible.Silky like tart and milky are also alive.When time goes by, fluffy floral shower. Finish: A stunning honor of dry honey and honey in Stollen.Beautiful beauty of juwa and ginger.In construction sites, asphalt and dry and honey.Offset to each other, a duet with a man odor and grace! With Coleburn as I expected, it was filled with a wonderful deal. https://whisky2010.usukeba.com/u/whisky2010/1fyharsktk8fyt

  3. dramspotter scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Blind I would think this was a Highland whisky rather than Speyside (maybe Knockdhu?). It is pleasant, but one glass in an evening of this is enough for me
    • Nose
      malty but also a clean fruitiness plus a dollop of grass; planed wood, some herbs as well (sage?)
    • Taste
      elements of spice, subtle liquorice, green apple, a lot of mouth-coating
    • Finish
      astringent, malts, the hogshead is apparent in the Fisherman's Friend spicy heat

  4. Black Widow did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 235,-€ at Whiskyauction 10/2015

  5. Sonett scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Herbs and wet leather, a bit earthy and old wood
    • Taste
      Enters very soft, initially with a herbal taste. Then soft chili spices and moving to a soft slightly oily bitterness 
    • Finish
      Medium long going from oily bitter almonds to a finish of sweet vanilla and vague oak

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