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Overall rating
91.64/100
votes
50
Whiskybase ID
WB2137
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Licensed Bottling - Bar Metro 35th Anniversary
Vintage
05.04.1967
Bottled
16.06.2003
Stated Age
36 years old
Casknumber
2063
Number of bottles
153
Strength
54.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
23 May 2008 12:27 pm
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2443.84

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Whisky Reviews for Strathisla 1967 GM

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.64 points

  1. sagara-kun scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Very good Strathisla. Lots of wood so you have to like the profile. I love.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Superb nose of sherry monster.
      Plum, dried fruit. Roasted almonds, figs. Cassis. Nuts, currants.
      Caramel. Wood.
      Eucalyptus.
    • Taste
      92 92
      Oily and complex nose.
      The fruit is more present than on the nose. Cherry, plum, blackcurrant, currant.
      The dried fruit is still there with almonds and nuts.
      Spices. Cinnamon. Dark chocolate.
      Leather, wax. Noble wood.
      Very light under wood.
      It is slightly dry.
    • Finish
      91 91
      Final on dry sherry. Dried fruits, plum, dark chocolate, cinnamon.

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 93 points Moderator

    Starts really great on the nose, very deep, fruity and complex, powerful on the palate but then also overpowered by the sherry cask and the finish is a tad bitter - overall still very good but can't catch up after the nose - water helps
    • Nose
      96 96
      Truck loads of dried fruits, plums, prune, dates, figs, you name it, acacia honey, brown sugar, molasses, wet pipe tobacco, spices, cloves, xmas spice, deep sherry wood, hints of toasted bread, toffee - superb!
    • Taste
      93 93
      Very very powerful and punchy, creamy, liquorice, subtle sweetness, some dried fruits, espresso, more toasted bread, xmas spice, oaky, little tannic, menthol - very good
    • Finish
      91 91
      Long, warm, more woody, tannic, little drying, bitter almonds - water recommended

  3. Jim_my_whisky did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    From Whiskyfun,

    Strathisla 35 yo 1967/2003 (54.3%, Gordon & MacPhail for Barmetro, cask #2063, 153 bottles) Colour: deep amber. Nose: superbly sherried, with quite some varnish and wax polish at first nosing, and then oak, and then dried oranges, and then rubber, and then hints of wet stones, and then orange juice, then peonies… This is endless, even if the whole is not overly complex. A sherry monster that’s not clumsy or sweetish but rather sharp, with lots of wood influence. The waxiness grows bigger by the minute, with the rubber being always well here. Enjoyable notes of fresh strawberries, just like in its ancestor, also toffee and coffee fudge. Mouth: big, bold and extremely punchy, very nutty. Walnut and hazelnut liqueurs? Otherwise we have the usual rum, oranges, chestnut honey, toasted cake and chocolate. Let’s be quick: it’s a flawless and tireless old sherry monster with a rather long, nicely dry and minty finish. 90 points.

  4. PBoe70 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      90 90

  5. ConvalRen scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  6. riekio scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    I personally didn't think this swam well, but fantastic in its own right
    • Nose
      92 92
      sweet, nutty, raspberries, molasses, very woody and sweet. mossy notes, hint of eucalyptus, dark chocolate and raspberry. not better with water
    • Taste
      92 92
      whooo, old sherry, really spicy but lots of sherry sweetness, some red berries, maraschino cherries, eucalyptus, some altoid mint spice. with water, little spicier and more acetic acid
    • Finish
      90 90
      warm, spicy, red berry sherry, tannic in a super pleasant way, some vinegar notes. way worse with water

  7. MikerG2k scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  8. helmutgw scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    F: dark sherry, mahogany N: closed, alcoholic, woody G: Sherry, alcoholic, wood A: like that + H2O: brings more alcohol and wood Even at Strathisla, not everything that glitters is gold.
    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      77 77

  9. Ragazzo scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Simply a great old sherry monster!!!

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