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Overall rating
86.47/100
votes
21
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
1990
Bottled
2011
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Added on
11 Oct 2011 12:42 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 110,00

6 × in wishlist

21 × member ratings

21 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Balblair 1990

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.47 points

  1. webdiver scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. Patrick93 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. Georges scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Georges scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fruity (apples, pears, bananas), honey, vanilla
    • Taste
      Creamy, oily, honey, vanilla, fruity
    • Finish
      Medium long, fruity, sweet

  5. kulideli scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: vanilla, some banana, sweet green fruit, caramel, apple, citrus aromas, neatly strong, something like coconut, pear, oak, marshmallow, chocolate, an idea of ​​rum raisins, parsley, cream gourds (Werthers);

    Taste: fruity, sweet, dry am. Oak, full-bodied, full-bodied, strong vanilla, apple, pear, mint, cream gourds (Werthers);

    Finish: Pretty long, with some dry sweetness and stuff like apple, chocolate, spicy;
    Conclusion: My 1st over 20 years! Very neat, from the Boubon barrel, delicious and inexpensive! From a good boubon barrel whisky about 15 years old not a big step, but a fine one! Still pretty powerful. Something stronger in the aroma and he would be the whisky for me!

  6. markjedi1 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    This is a very simple, albeit flawless and perfectly
    quaffable, sping whisky. Just under 60 EUR in the airport. Thanks, VC!
    • Nose
      The nose is immediately honeysweet on white fruit,
      apples and pears, and vanilla custard. Actimel with strawberries! Marshmallows. A bit of bubblegum. Fresh and lively (read: young), albeit somewhat
      simple.
    • Taste
      Slightly oily on the palate. A bit grainy with again
      that European orchard fruit. Pineapple cubes, icing sugar. Again something that
      makes me think of dairy product. The bubblegum checks in as well, which makes
      him seem quite young. Hardly any spices.
      Sweet and docile.
    • Finish
      The finish is pretty long and fruity.

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