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Overall rating
87.07/100
votes
83
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Whisky-Doris (WD)
Vintage
30.06.1982
Bottled
13.12.2010
Stated Age
28 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
6971
Number of bottles
192
Strength
56.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Mar 2011 6:25 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 111.00

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83 × member ratings

47 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Inchgower 1982 WD

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.07 points

  1. autowatch092 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Colour: Dark gold
    Nose: Very strong, raisins, honey, ripe banana, tropical fruit, ginger, waxed wood, nutmeg, hints of pepper.
    Palate: Banana, pineapple, honey, canided ginger, hints of nutmeg and pepper.
    Finish: Very long, fruity and slightly spicy.
    Overall: A delicious dram from a lesser known distillery, richly flavoured with a creamy and waxy mouthfeel.
    http://www.dramming.com/2012/01/12/inchgower-19822010-whisky-doris/

  2. aby scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    very strange whisky, i liked this one at first impression, but tasting this one for a 2nd and 3rd time makes me realize that it is a strange dram (with lot of candy and musty taste)

  3. nulty scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Really fun this one. Powerful, square aromas that express themselves without a hitch. Tasted blind.
    • Nose
      Extremely fruity, we have pineapple, kiwi, passion fruit ... Red fruits too. Slightly herbaceous and a little creamy (butter) and pastry, oat flakes. The wood is very discreet, some spicy notes (ginger). Beautiful power.
    • Taste
      BAM! Attack powerful, fruity and almost sweet, peaches and especially strawberries. Ginger is absolutely everywhere, must love. Personally it does not bother me at all! Very fresh licorice. Superb length, nice nice thickness. It sends!
    • Finish
      Long, a little woody, very spicy. Always fruity.

  4. Jeep51 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    The nose announces something nice but the mouth is not at all in the same line and is too unbalanced and sickening.
    • Nose
      Very floral, we are here on the soap with lavender, without it being too dominant. There are a lot of fruits here: cherry plum, passion fruit, pineapple ... Alcohol tingles a little anyway !! It's very clean.
    • Taste
      Attack (too) frank on the salted butter caramel and werther's original sweets and a floral break associated with a bit important bitterness. Too unbalanced, a little hot and not madly complex. In addition, these caramel notes are extremely sickening.
    • Finish
      Long on flowers and a hint of butterscotch

  5. alectron scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Just not my style at all, but, I can appreciate how well made it is and how much is going on. But since I spit out parma mints, turkish delights & edinburgh rocks, this is not quite for me...
    • Nose
      First of: powdery, marzipan, somewhat perfume-y, multitude of sweet artificial/uk candystore notes. (83)
      A bit later: bright/dry oak coming through now, still a few truck loads of UK candy, now with more vanilla, some faint peaches  & grapes as well, still quite powdery. (84)
    • Taste
      Uk candyshop, parma mints, some normal mints, some cherry ripes, some boiled lollies, some Edinburgh rock, rose water/turkish delights, also some dried flowers... (78)
      Later: develops an interesting mineral & farmy note underneath, some rocks, some animal fur/hide, but still much overshadowed by the sweetie shop but adds greatly to the complexity/balance for me. (85)
    • Finish
      extreme sweet notes mellow out a bit towards the finish, which for me is a good thing... cherry ripe drifts into dried cherries, some apples, cream soda. (84)
      Later: more on marzipan now, still lots of vanilla concentrate & cream soda, also echoes from the candy land & faint fruits. (85)

  6. Furtia scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. Lafroy scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  8. Medea scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    similar nose as Cask6966 from the Bladnoch Forum, but less milky, more alcohol and a clearer fruit.
    On the palate: also much fruity, although the basic tone is identical, very nutty, less creamy but more complex.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

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