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Overall rating
84.76/100
votes
28
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Vintage
09.1991
Bottled
04.2011
Calculated age
19 years old
Casktype
Refill Bourbon Barrels
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Map Label
Bottle code
AA/JEJA
Barcode
5020613525627
Added on
25 Aug 2011 1:51 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 626,55

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28 × member ratings

79 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Lochside 1991 GM

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.76 points

  1. Helgo scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. whiskytheo scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Lochside distillery has been closed for some time now what is on the market is becoming increasingly rare.
    • Nose
      Sweet with roasted malt.
    • Taste
      Heavy sweetness, spicy and malt influences.
    • Finish
      Medium dry.

  3. Carsten scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Color: pale gold Nose: even more restrained than the 15y, cereals, malt, later citrus notes Body: medium Mouth: Mild, sweet notes, cereals, some vanilla, grasses, pepper Finish: medium, caramel and bitter oak notes, some citrus Conclusion: 77.5P, Old School Whisky, unfortunately somewhat one-dimensional

  4. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    goes in the same direction as the 2007, but more mature and fuller. I like it. I also had the 1991-2010 of G & M, which was of course quite similar.
    • Nose
      similar to the 2007er, but almost a little more fruity, "younger", less peat smoke, but more herbaceous notes, maybe a little anise again, plus citrus. Over time he opens up and gets really strong and full, almost a little vanilla and sweetness. Nice nose.
    • Taste
      nice and strong, fruit, vanilla, tart oak and a bit of smoke.
    • Finish
      a lot of bitter oak, which unfortunately pushes the other flavors somewhat into the background. Light smoke remains, in addition a certain fruitiness and after some time also a slight sweetness.

  5. The Whisky Cyclist scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Citrus fruit, sweet, lemon
    • Taste
      Citrus, pineapple, lots of different fruits
    • Finish
      a little pepper, slightly bitter

  6. MaltMartin scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Cross comparison with Lochside 1991 G&M bottled in 2008. The profile of both versions whiskies is very similar. It seems to me that the 2001 version is slightly more fruity and less spicy.
    • Nose
      Grassy and malty. Green apples and floral notes of hay and Heather. Some wet grass as well.
    • Taste
      Sweet frui't; lemon and papaya. Oakiness with a spicy edge. Malty juiciness. Roasted almonds.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Mint. Bitter-sweet dryness.

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