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Overall rating
87.60/100
votes
50
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Asta Morris (AM)
Vintage
1983
Bottled
2011
Stated Age
27 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
AM 004
Number of bottles
248
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
06 Sep 2011 10:44 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 91,20

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50 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 1983 AM

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.60 points

  1. St. Pauli scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Easily drinkable and pleasant. Not the most complex dram though. Shouldn't always be, this is fun.
    • Nose
      Sugary, sweet and malty. Icing sugar, cherry (the cake topping version), actually also many other confectionery aromas. Next to that, there is honeyed malt, a little bit of cooling mint, vanilla, and sawdust.
    • Taste
      Mint shows pretty much now, together with the sweets, it makes a good combination of fresh and juicy. Further, there is malt and honey. Not utterly complex, but nice!
    • Finish
      Rather long, pleasant, with all kind of fruit candy, just a little bit of pepper, and mint candies.

  2. Maurice_casqueteer scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  3. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Compared with Dailuaine 1982 DD and Dailuaine 1997 SV #7188.
    • Nose
      Malty, citrus, honey and creamy fruits. Almonds - Amaretto, apple, candy and dates and tobacco.
    • Taste
      Dusty, polish, some syrup, honey and fruity. Geat complex, mature and old taste. Even some farmy notes like Brora.
    • Finish
      Malty, citrus, some nuts and fruity. Later some pickle.

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. GlenSikkes scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by Johan, 'Uncut';
    Dailuaine 27y 1983/2011, 50%, Asta Morris, refill sherry hogshead AM004, 248 bottles
    Beautiful nose that starts on dried grass, hay and all kinds of garden herbs. But then he turns into other sensations and is no longer beautiful, but beautiful. Mandarin, butter, soft vanilla, meadow flowers (a walk through a meadow in full bloom). Something from toasted bread. Smeared with honey. Very elegant and delicate nose. Powerful and firm on the tongue, yet soft, nothing sharp. Almost buttery. Perfect drinking strength seems to me. Vanilla cream, ripe orange, hot applesauce, heather, honey, garden herbs (thyme, laurel), nutmeg and some oak. Perfect balance, no drying at any time. And so easy to drink! Long, creamy aftertaste with a little more seasoning here. This one also needed some time to fully come into its own, but then ... a gem . 92/100

  6. PierreDH scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    It's not bad but it looks too much like a bourbon. A lot of fresh grapes in the mouth (Cape seedless). It's fruity but I did not feel the sherry too much. Damage because price level, it is super well placed with its 89 €.

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