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Overall rating
87.09/100
votes
38
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
1998
Bottled
10.2010
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Rum Cask
Number of bottles
584
Strength
55.7 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
10/418
Added on
17 Oct 2010 11:32 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 124.00

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38 × member ratings

46 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Longrow 1998 CA

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.09 points

  1. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    blind tasting
    • Nose
      rum! oily, peat, citrus, exotic fruits, creamy - advocaat and creme brulee
    • Taste
      spicy, liquorice - zoethout, citrus, fruity - banana!, smoke and brown sugar 
    • Finish
      medium drying, vanilla, fruity - banana again and some bitter fruits - grape fruits

  3. KayMeertens scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A lovely, very different, whisky that I never reach for at random, but only when I fancy this
    one specifically. A special one. 
    • Nose


      Cherry, brown sugar, caramel, fried banana, citrus, raisin, gingerbread and sweet dough.
    • Taste


      Candied cherry, prune, caramel, citrus, raisin, malt sugar, grapefruit, peat ash and leather.
    • Finish


      Candied cherry, plum, brown sugar, citrus, caramel, malt sugar, raisin and a whiff of smoke. The rum very
      pleasantly remains, so after a few minutes you'd swear you've been drink a Caribbean rum instead of whisky.

  4. Willie JJ scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Immense rum influence, almost to the exclusion of all else. Very drinkable though.
    • Nose
      Hugely rummy, all raw cane sugar and cuban rum, Where's the Longrow? And the peat?
    • Taste
      More rum. Did they empty this cask before they (alledgedly) put the Longrow in it?
    • Finish
      Some salty smoke coming through now, along with barley, sugar and pepper.

  5. Falnor scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Not at all the longrow you know. This one is different. The rum cask did a big influence and I liked it.
    • Nose
      Very oily, perhaps even some diesel. Quite thick and a little dirty. After that the fruit comes out. Sugar cane, banana, candied oranges, abricot, apple compote. Just a slight earthy engine smoke.
    • Taste
      Sweetness from the bananas and citrus fruit, spicy wood, liquorice, raisins and dates. Very sweetend Rhubarb. Brown Sugar, custard and warm vanilla.
    • Finish
      Cinnamon buns, grapefruit and raisins. In the end there is a hint of smoke, nice detail but I expected more smoke from a longrow.

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