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Overall rating
86.28/100
votes
27
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Licensed Bottling
Vintage
1991
Bottled
2008
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
JH/CBC
Barcode
5020613473324
Added on
04 Feb 2011 6:03 pm
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Average value

€ 399,00

4 × in wishlist

27 × member ratings

48 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Inverleven 1991 GM

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.28 points

  1. Rien scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Notes from a 2nd bottle.
    This is a little better than the last time I tried it, it is not too weak this time but a score of 85 points is still about right.
    Lots of cereal and barley notes in this one.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. hs305 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    [March, 2014]  I had this dram during a "Lowlands" rarities tasting at Bonn.

    In
    my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50
    - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 82,5. 
    My notes state a light profile on citrus and honey aromas.  Both the body and finish are a litlle flat (maybe due to the low abv).

  4. lincolnimp scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. lincolnimp scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    I like the Inverleven profile but at 40% this is too weak for me.
    • Nose
      Expressive with notes of coffee, butter, honey, a little chocolate and whiffs of cigar smoke.
    • Taste
      A little thin with some sugary coffee sweetness, honey and biscuit.

      There is a little lemon and caramel mixed with hints of orange.
    • Finish
      Medium length getting sweeter.

  6. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Very nice Inverleven, nice blend of spice, bourbon and light sherry in the taste
    • Nose
      Honey, licorice, light sherry, grassy, ​​citrus in between
    • Taste
      Lemon, oak, heather, white pepper, liquorice again, toffee, almond marzipan
    • Finish
      Citrus, lemongrass, orange peel, dry, medium long

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  8. Sonett scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting.
    • Nose
      Citrus - lemon, some smoke and ashes. Candle wax, fruity, vanilla, pastry, butter, meaty - gravy and pepper.
    • Taste
      Peper, mint, spices, some smoke and pastry. Cactus, almond paste and marzipan.
    • Finish
      Fruity, spices - white pepper, gooseberries, herbs and vanilla.

  10. KayMeertens scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    86/87. As Martin already mentioned, if you can find this one at its original price it's a very recommended purchase. 
    • Nose
      Pretty oily with a clear bourbon influence. Apple, vanilla, marzipan, straw, peach and in the long run some caramel. A little touch of Badedas shower gel.
    • Taste
      Surprisingly full-bodied for its low ABV. Butterscotch, straw, vanilla, apple and pepper. More creamy than the nose, less fruity. Very nice texture.
    • Finish
      Almond, butterscotch and apple. A bourbon-like mintiness in the end.

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