Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Scotch Single Malt Circle (MC)
Stated Age
28 years old
Number of bottles
63.6 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
Maltisten Westfalen
Germany Germany
Added on
30 sep 2011 7:19 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 747.00

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96 × member ratings

70 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Port Ellen 1982 MC

10 users have left 11 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 91.21 points.

  1. LiquidThoughts scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    A very nice hearty Port Ellen for guys who like it hotter and stronger, a better version of Ardbeg ...;)
    • Nose
      Oily, very earthy smoke as otherwise only from gloomy Ardbegs, cherry pits and pebbles, tar, sticky algae, citric acid, balsamic, lavender and rosemary, oregano, nutmeg, black pepper, zucchini, walnut, autumn leaves
    • Taste
      Lavender, rosemary, black pepper, zucchini, green peppers, algae, walnut, oregano, lime, ash, peat, nutmeg, ginger, anise, what a force behind it, nicely full, rye bread, malt, young leather
    • Finish
      Dry salty, pepper, algae, malt, tannins and oak, still very present, orange peel, autumn leaves, long to very long

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  3. korelatio scored this whisky 95 points Expert Junior

    Brilliant distillate!

  4. Vandeerwolf scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior


  5. SirTomasz scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    OMG that PE was amazing...
    first some mineral, salty sea on the nose then some fruit iodine ash, and some flowery scents, stones washed by the sea
    then on the palette intense taste, citrus fruits, salt, seaweed, some maltines ,lot of flavours changing and evolving
    the finish is lasting with that smokienes, salty fruity notes
    amazing dram!

  6. Tomek scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    Aroma: extremely intense, sea at sunrise, seafood, wet stones, old pharmacy facilities, fire site, flowering meadow, honey, seaweed, unripe Hungarian, Wieliczka,
    Taste: sweet peat first hit, brine, sea, seaweed, fire, coal, honey comes out, some metals, rust, fire again, pharmacy, iodine
    Finish: peat-carbon-honey
    Score: 9.5

  7. Vmarcinv scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    Nose- Sea waves, salt, iodine, clear seashells, a wet campfire, delicate earthiness, with herbal notes, a bit of citrus, floral. THERE IS A MONSTER!
    Taste - ash, brine, seaweed, seafood, the sweetness of vanilla, pharmacy, iodine, copper? green nuts, alcohol at almost 64% do not bother at all.
    Finish- lasting- extinguishing the fire, salty stones, turns into sweeter mid-citrus notes.
    96 beautiful sea profile for me!

  8. Tomek scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    Smell: unusually intense, sea at sunrise, seafood, wet stones, facilities of an old pharmacy, fire pit, flowering meadow, honey, seaweed, immature hungary, Wieliczka,
    Taste: first hit of sweet peat, brine, sea, seaweed, bonfire, coal, honey comes out, some metals, rust, bonfire again, pharmacy, iodine
    Finish: peat-carbon-honey
    Rating: 9.5

  9. I_am_not_HS305 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Good Port Ellen, fresh, cool and well-integrated smoke in a spicy-fresh whisky.

    Needs time in the glass.

  10. malt_fan_06 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    A masculine, massive PE with enormous power.

    Just pretty hard. If you give it properly water, it is an excellent substance: still plenty of power, but also rich volume; intense, typical Bourbon barrel PE aromas (maritime, mineral, fresh citrus, smoke, tar and leather). Enough abundance that balances the power. Makes a lot of fun.

  11. ASWhisky scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    a smoky whisky with bitter elements
    rather tart than sweet, slightly sourish sweetness
    gives a somewhat bumpy impression
    many flavors can be drowned
    Overall, not consistent
    • Nose
      Smoke reminiscent of freshly glued linoleum floor
      behind it sweet fruit, if you give it time> ripe apple
      > Vanilla> delicate orange> slightly nutty
    • Taste
      Tobacco smoke,> sweetness, dark chocolate> which becomes slightly bitter at the back and cigarette smoke,
    • Finish
      Long, bitter, oranges, glue, smoke> gets better> salty spice and peat
      Short burning sharpness in the throat
      Last memory something pleasantly nutty and sour sweetness

  12. Sjors did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Shared Cask with Old Bothwell.




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