Overall rating
Single Malt
Duncan Taylor (DT)
Bottling serie
John Scott's
Stated Age
40 years old
Number of bottles
47.1 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
23 Dec 2010 5:27 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 7215.76

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67 × member ratings

34 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 1967 DT

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 94.00 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    Spices, cinnamon, cloves, dried fruits, figs, raisins, orange peel, chocolate, toffee, espresso, leather, menthol, so perfectly intense, amazing! My favorite amongst the John Scotts

  2. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    Incredibly elegant and fine.

    Overwhelming abundance.

    Immeasurable depth.Also maritim character, open landscapes at the sea …

    And as always with this first class drams:

    all is ONE - no need to do anything - all comes from alone …

    Really impressed by this 40 yo 'Essence of Highland Park'!

    Tasting with FineSpirits_butler1 (6. March 2015).
    • Nose
      old Sherry - dark - mixed with Highland Park honey, prunes, sweet, old Sherry cask, precious chocolates, dark and thick chocolate sauce, old Cognac, blood orange, cherry jam with honey, fine wood gently wafts the aroma, heavy toffee, some solvent , old Rum, rum-soaked raisins, sultanas, pleasant coffee note, always the Highland Park character is clearly recognizable, tobacco leafs (fine cigars), dried citrus peel, remote hints of smoke, old parquet floor, leather, wood stain, traces of peat, sensation of salt, machine oil, dried apricots, spiciness of wood rises, pineapple, wild strawberries marinated in alcohol, herbs, fruit juice with honey, apples, huge amounts of jams, strawberry and apricot jam mixed with stock cubes - sweet and thick -, jams have leaked in a leather case ( ... AS Whisky would perhaps write ...), semi-dried scented flowers with honey-like sweetness, wonderful bullion cube aroma mixes, in the background peat fields, incredible sweetness, fine alcohol, raisins coated with chocolate, coffee ground, freshly brewed coffee, smoked caramel, rough sea, wet rocks, rumtopf, slightly peaty chocolate, cognac caramel, wood paint, shashlik powder, Worcestershire sauce, some Bergamot
    • Taste
      Sweet, some peat, fiery, Sherry, spice, cherry, strawberry and dark berry jam, lemon and Bergamot, cognac, cream cleaner with citrus, motor oil, maritime, wonderful wood, some honey sweetness … becomes more, bitter herbs, some salt, full and rich, tart tobacco leafs, cocoa powder, dark chocolate, best Sherry cask, peppery spice, astringency, coffee powder, old oranges, bitter heather, dark  Cognac, again some peat, sweetened espresso, old engine, the wood is completely soaked, plum jam with a little brandy, tart Rum, fresh acidity of apples, Champagne, chocolate pastry, becomes thick on the palate, very 'dark'.
    • Finish
      old Sherry cask, cocoa powder, dark chocolate, some peat, spice, best old Cognac, spicy honey, lemon, some rye bread, curry, rum, fruits in alcohol, pepper, plum jam, oak, board, citrus tartness, Cigar, rum-soaked raisins, cedar, some resin, peat-caramel-chocolate, hints of heather herbs, freshness and astringency at the same time, the dark sweetness remains, at the end comes mint and mint tea ...

  3. FineSpirits_butler1 scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    This is the essence of an old HP.

    Immensely rich, vast landscapes, overwhelming sweetness (with the perfect honey and marmalades, ... ), deluxe spices and the perfectly balanced old Sherry cask. 

    Highly concentrated.

    Speechless ... !

  4. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    This Highland Park is one of the three best Whiskies we (FS_b1 and me) have tasted so far (06. March 2015) - fantastic!

  5. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      96 96
    • Taste
      96 96
    • Finish
      96 96

  6. FineSpirits_butler1 scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    one of the best so far ...
    • Nose
      96 96
    • Taste
      96 96
    • Finish
      96 96


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