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Overall rating
88.45/100
votes
22
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
1996
Bottled
2011
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hoghshead
Casknumber
3557
Number of bottles
294
Strength
61.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
31 May 2011 5:18 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 149.50

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22 × member ratings

41 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Old Pulteney 1996

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.45 points

  1. ARDBERG scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    big fat oily Pultney that needs a lot of water to open up - 20 drops in a 5cl sample -
    call me waterman;-)
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. steinrich scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  3. Patrick93 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Tint: Orange amber Aroma: Happy to be balanced but thick sweetness & sour, honey, sweetened lime juice, Valencia orange, Milin. As time goes on, fresh and rich fragrance like Nutty & Vanillic & Mizuno peaches comes out. However, the alcohol feeling is quite strong. It looks delicious normally, the recent fragrance of plutony cask. Taste: If you think that you have felt citrus & syrup drop type of esthetics, vanilla, sweetness of good wheat series, Nutty & Oily, honey, fresh ripe plum and even barrel of barrels, From there a long lingering finish. Oh, fruit is good. A fresh, odorous feeling can not be with an esthetic who is not like it. http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=19924

  5. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Aroma: varnish, old tans, sugar-free yogurt. . . Fresh scent feels the solvent-like and acidity of the New Pot system. Over time honey, vanilla, prunes, sweet scents. Although the early stage is not a well-balanced fragrance, it is multilayered with the flavor coming out from the back, the alcohol kick is strong, but it is a fulfilling scent that I like to like. Taste: Oily, but powerful, there is a sense of fruit like red wine or sherry for a moment, but vanilla, oil paint, wheat feel spread steadily soon. Is it a minor astringent derived from a barrel material? The lingering finish is oily, raisins, tidal air, faint spices remain long. Strong nose escape, the merits of sherry barrels combine to the goodness of alcohol quality and it is really rich in concentration. Characteristic of young sake as well, living well, it is finished in a satisfying worthy cup. Summary: Squid plutonies. A drinker may taste like a taste better. I also hear the story of young expectant, plutoni 's shortage of sake is serious, but I definitely want you to keep releasing this kind of thing. http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=19924

  6. Fight65 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    The first impression is fun, but in the finish and at the end unfortunately very bitter notes dominate. The barrel quality was not 1st class !!
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      79 79

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