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Overall rating
90.15/100
votes
29
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Jack Wiebers Whisky World (JW)
Bottling serie
Old Train Line
Vintage
02.1965
Bottled
11.2004
Stated Age
39 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
1373
Number of bottles
222
Strength
41.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
01 Jun 2008 1:33 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 520,50

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Ord 1965 JW

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.15 points

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    [August, 2005]  Together with friends I emptied bottle no. 176 that I bought for 139 Euro in July, 2005.In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 92,5.  My notes state a nicely balanced flavours and aromas profile both in the nose and on the palate with lots of fruits, spices and a hint of peat.

  2. alex..w..fan did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Note by Serge Valentin from whiskyfun.com:

    Glen Ord 39 yo 1965/2004 (41%, JWWW Old Train Line, cask #1373, 222 bottles) Colour: pale gold. Nose: hey, lots happening here! It starts right away on quite some camphor and cigar box (with nice vitoles inside), shoe polish, metal polish, ‘grandma’s cupboard’, very old liqueurs… Classy stuff, for sure, with these antiquated smells we cherish. Develops superbly on forest after the rain, mushrooms, moss, wet leaves… There is some peat in the background, beeswax, a little thyme… The wood’s coming through now but it’s a rather beautiful one. High end sawdust (if that exists). Very complex and superbly balanced, this is why we’re into whisky. Mouth: maybe a bit dry at the attack, the wood has its say right from the start here. A mix of spices from the wood (white pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg) and both dried and crystallised fruits (mostly bananas in fact). Nice caramel, candy sugar, crystallised angelica, liquorice… Excellent balance, this is very satisfying and drinkable, the oak being of the best kind indeed. Finish: rather long, very liquoricy now, lemony (skin). In short, maybe not extremely complex but nothing but pleasure in your glass here. 91 points

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