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Overall rating
88.68/100
votes
31
Whiskybase ID
WB20565
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Vintage
01.12.1983
Bottled
07.1992
Stated Age
08 years old
Casknumber
1556
Strength
59.7 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
12 jan 2011 8:20 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 235.95

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Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 1983 GM

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.68 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Gréât dark sherry, overwhelms a bit the distillate but really to my taste

  2. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Aby birthday tasting 17-09-2016                                                   Sample available on www.whiskysample.nl
    • Nose
      Raisins, some nice sulpher (in balance), salty, orange, syrup and rose hip.
    • Taste
      Plums, apricot, strawberries, forest fruits - cassis and also some pickle.
    • Finish
      Medium drying with tobacco, liquorice and tannins.

      Very interesting whisky with the contrast between the fruity tones in the taste and raw sherry influence in the nose and finish.

  3. goran did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    From Whiskyfun:

    Highland Park 1983/1992 (59.7%, G&M Cask, cask #1556)  Colour: full amber. Nose: powerful, pretty much in the same vein as the great cask #1096, only simpler and a little more ‘brutal’ at less than ten years of age. Orange marmalade and heather honey, with once again these faint rubbery notes. But this one really needs water. With water: it got amazingly demonstrative this time. Heavy notes of lovage, beef bouillon and parsley instead of rubber! Good news... Mouth (neat): very good attack, maybe a tad ‘narrow’ when compared to the others but very precise, all on roasted nuts, orange liqueur and these notes of verbena that we already found in cask #1094. Interestingly drinkable at such high strength (whilst its lighter bros were a bit too punchy) but let’s see if it gets more complex with water. With water: little changes this time, and almost no meaty notes on the palate, unlike on the nose. Finish: long, with the spices coming to the front this time (pepper and cloves). Comments: another excellent one. Just a little extra-complexity would have propelled it to the 90-mark or above. SGP:652 – 89 points.

  4. newman346 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Highland Park 01/12 / 1983-07 / 1992 8yo GM Cask Strength Collection 70cl 59.7% vol. Cask no.1556 Sestante-PARMA, MAINARDI IMPORT SRL-MILANO This is a highland park of outstanding security! Saying, what is it? This color is! How do you become so dark cotton in this aging year? Nosing, no? GM odor which is forced to gum into the unique nose which is thought of as GM.It seems that it seems not to be so-called "strange cotton skirt sherry" though Attach, but it is deeply deep and deeply deep sherry which can not go deeply deeply and drank quite. However, the more it goes, the better it seeps like the salt that seeps out from fried manju! In Finish, Hakata Bra Bura, power that has too much persuasive power to sprinkle plenty of salt, eating at the same time (善 ん Za) and Chuzenji Manju! I can not afford Orkney salt flavor and Japanese sweet doubles that I can not afford to lose. After all, this series is the bartering rate of steel plates. https://whisky2010.usukeba.com/u/whisky2010/1fyhars4invzfm

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