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Overall rating
81.06/100
votes
18
Whiskybase ID
WB20482
Category
Blended Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
Matthew Gloag & Son Ltd. (MG&S)
Bottling serie
Vintage Malt Whisky
Vintage
1987
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Oak Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L760Y 24:10 08:37
Barcode
5010314017101
Added on
06 Jan 2011 11:31 am

Average value

€ 166.70

7 × in wishlist

18 × member ratings

103 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Famous Grouse 1987

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.06 points

  1. Bendrachm scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Eye: Amontillad minus. Irregular beads. Nose: Smoke. Ripe sweet melon wrapped in ham. Whiff of candy. Atjar. Sourdough. Molasses. Fresh apple. Mouth: Gentle burn. Filmy coating. Sweet sultana. Melon. Fatty nuts. Residue: Smoldering wood.

  2. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  3. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Vatted malt with Macallan, HP and Glenrothes
    • Nose
      Sultanas, figs, oranges, bananas, mint, smoky
    • Taste
      Creamy, soft, spicy, citrus, nutty
    • Finish
      Long, dry, sweet, vanilla, smoky

  4. The Macallan scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    A pleasant vintage malt wich develops in to a candy store.
    • Nose
      Malty, estery - fruity (apple), banana - soft vanilla notes and slightly some 'Highland Park' is merging from the depth (reduced: more estery notes/aldehyden - fruitbowl - vanilla/butterscotch comebined with some nice sherry notes).
    • Taste
      Sweet, mellow, creamy and slightly bitter, spices with a touch of cocoa (reduced: soft and mild, slightly sweet notes with sherry and sultanas).
    • Finish
      Dry, floral and spicy fruit.

  5. aby scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    you can smell and taste the Highland Park in this vatting

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