Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
The Old Malt Cask
Stated Age
40 years old
Sherry Butt
DL 2569
Number of bottles
50.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
05 sep 2011 12:16 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2368.04

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29 × member ratings

18 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Probably Speyside's Finest 1965 DL

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 92.00 points.

  1. ConvalRen scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. -sAxo- scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. LiquidThoughts scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    He is very close to the best of the cousins of the "Speyside Regions" from the 70s & 60s (Caperdonich & GF), he has the tropics of them and a perfect balance with a lot of strength.
    • Nose
      Great fruit basket showered with honey, glazed apples, peach, pear compote, macadamia nuts, fresh mango, papaya, tick pineapple, cantaloupe, orange, lemongrass, candied ginger, clear fino sherry again, vanilla, cinnamon
    • Taste
      Whole nougat, apples, orange, pineapple, papaya, honeydew melon, pears, hazelnut, nice waxy notes, tropical honey, brown sugar, licorice, tobacco, linen bags
    • Finish
      Marzipan, pear, tobacco, green and red apple, sweet malt, almonds, long

  4. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    On the label:

    "Palate - ginger, cloves, oak and malt with late menthol"
    • Nose
      93 93
      Loads of fruitiness. Quite tropical. A terrific nose. Hints of mint.
    • Taste
      92 92
      Love it.... Not super complex, but it is super delicious. Perfect strength, feels bigger than 50%. A warming mouthfeel. Good oak, definitely not egregious, but it is present. Probably a refill sherry oak, which is the best kind of oak, in my opinion. Cinnamon, caramel, ginger, leather. Still fruity, but less tropical now compared to nose. Very good stuff.
    • Finish
      92 92
      A bit dry on the finish, but lingering juiciness. A bit more oak the longer it stays on the tongue.

  5. st7 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Undisclosed Glenfarclas.


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