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Overall rating
87.43/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Bladnoch Forum (BF)
Vintage
12.08.1982
Bottled
23.03.2011
Stated Age
28 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
2853
Number of bottles
270
Strength
52.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
12 Jun 2011 11:19 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 475.00

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25 × member ratings

19 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Mannochmore 1982 BF

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.43 points

  1. markjedi1 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Gooseberry & Litchi

    I confess, Mannochmore is a distillery that appears rarely on my radar. In the two decades that I’m sipping whisky, this is only my 5th encounter with this Speysider. That surprises even me. Today one that spent almost three decades in the cask and was released almost a decade ago by the former owners of the Bladnoch distillery. Despite the long maturation, it is very pale. Must be refill.

    Very enticing nose on lots of herbal notes (flowers and hay), joined by crushed banana, strawberry jam, gooseberry and litchi, sniffing tobacco, pencil shavings, fresh tea leaves and cola candy. Hint of ice-cream. Ginger and liquorice. Fun!

    Very spicy with a good body. Oily. Apples melon, citrus, litchi and some other European fruit, but also vanilla, ginger, liquorice and some nutmeg. Hint of overdone tea and even a grain of salt. Midpalate it turns somewhat dry with subtle oak. The alcohol is well-integrated, so the malt does not bite but does have some punch.

    The finish remains feisty on pepper and is fairly long, but at the end it leaves the mouth completely dry.

    Very good Mannochmore, but unfortunately nowhere to be found nowadays.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  3. Dominique69 scored this whisky 88 points Moderator

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. spigray scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
      very spicy attack on nutmeg and ginger cookies followed by ripe banana, cola, hints of strawberry marmelade, whipped cream. vanilla ice cream, hints of camomile tea and hay. Poppy seed cake, hazelnuts.
      very complex
    • Taste
      87 87
      the same spicy attack on the tongue, the oak seems well integrated but getting lowder towards the end with quite some tannins. shortbread, strong tea, slightly grassy. very ripe fruits like banana, melon and overripe pineapple. becoming slightly dry
    • Finish
      87 87
      medium long, slightly dry, rather oaky

  5. stefsel111 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    N: spices, fruity - litchis, a bit salty, tobacco, oily and grass like a Brora
    T: spices, vanilla, citrus, liquorice and fruity - apple
    F: creamy, herbs, fresh paprika and pepper
    tasted with www.whiskyclubspakenburg.nl

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