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Highland Park Leif Eriksson

Overall rating
82.52/100
votes
229
Whiskybase ID
WB21351
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Bottled
2011
Casktype
American Oak Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L0276M L10 20 04
Barcode
5010314092108
Bottled for
Global Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
28 Mar 2011 8:18 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 98.62

36 × in wishlist

229 × member ratings

910 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Park Leif Eriksson

34 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.52 points

  1. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    I zwiegespalten ... on the one hand very delicious composed, on the other hand here a bit thin, there a bit rass (compromises?) ... over 60 ¬ I would not want to invest there by far.
    • Nose
      fruity-sweet, orange, canned peach, a little caramel, pleasant and round, no acid, and I do not like smoke
    • Taste
      orange and peach again in the beginning, go a little towards tic tac or chewing gum, with milk chocolate, and after a few seconds in the mouth, it is overlaid by a slightly rough, bitter-sharp wood note
    • Finish
      medium to long, the wood remains primary, so between pepper, bitter and a bit rasplig, as well as a grapefruit flashes through

  2. ASWhisky scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Pleasant highland park nose
    Tasty in the mouth with typical HP notes
    Finish Medium long and harmonious

    Gladly again

  3. Thermidor scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    I liked the profile more than that of the current 12yo, but reducing it to 40% murdered this whisky. I don't like it when I can taste the water...

  4. AXEoftheNORTH scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    fruity-sweet, orange, canned peach, a little caramel, pleasant and round, at the beginning again orange and peach, goes a bit in the direction of tic tac or chewing gum, with milk chocolate, bitter-spicy wood note ... in between pepper and slightly bitter

  5. tangtang scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    not particularly outstanding and complex. I don't find the alcohol really well integrated in the nose. Nevertheless, it is quite drinkable if you don't necessarily stick your nose deep into the glass.
    • Nose
      A lot of alcohol at first, later citrus fruits, mainly orange and oak, later becoming a bit sweet
    • Taste
      Fruity, citrus fruits, somewhat sweet, spicy, becoming oily
    • Finish
      Citrus and spicy, very short. Slightly fruity

  6. Vince scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    highland park basic but good.

  7. dram-drinker scored this whisky 84 points Moderator

    Pretty OK, but rather weak and boring for an HP
    • Nose
      86 86
      Fruity, yellow fruits, vanilla
    • Taste
      84 84
      Oily, subtle sweetness, citrusy
    • Finish
      82 82
      Medium long, warm

  8. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes:

    https://whiskycuse.wordpress.com/2013/07/06/highland-park-leif-eriksson-ob-2011/

  9. Wolv scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  10. J23 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      81 81

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