Overall rating
Single Malt
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Bottling serie
The Perfect Dram
Stated Age
29 years old
Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
48.6 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
28 Oct 2010 10:03 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 757,84

6 × in wishlist

20 × member ratings

19 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Lochside 1981 TWA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.18 points

  1. EJS scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

  2. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A very good old whisky, but I have not yet identified the character of the distillery, which makes it hard to stay printed in my head (which was not the case of my first Littlemill, for example)
    Enthusiasm 4/5
    Whisky n ° 1218
    • Nose
      My first Lochside, so I have no reference.
      Intense - aggressive limit, sometimes, it is also very generous on the caramel and the cooked fruits, everything being melted perfectly.
      With a little water, it is a little more austere.
    • Taste
      Mouth consistent with the nose for aromas. Intense, fragrant and mellow.
    • Finish
      Decent. Slightly exotic with water.

  3. Medea scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    typical fruity-spicy Lochside nose: a bit of alc, strawberry.
    On the palate: soft, tingling sweet and again sweet (Kandies) spicy with distinctly beautiful barrel flavors. IMHO something simple but tasty.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. magic_slim scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Very good Lochside - especially the nose is superb. Recommended.
    • Nose
      Starts fruity on oranges, orange blossoms, apricots and mangos. Then there is vanilla and rice pudding as well as grassy notes. Harmonic and beautiful nose close to perfection.
    • Taste
      Warming with notes of orange cake, beeswax, green tea and spicy notes of ginger and white pepper. Apricots and mangos contribute to a nice fruityness. Very tasty.
    • Finish
      Long on spicy notes and green tea.


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