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Overall rating
88.00/100
votes
6
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
A lady of the night
Vintage
08.09.1999
Bottled
11.2011
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Refill Ex-Sherry Butt
Casknumber
85.22
Number of bottles
592
Strength
60.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
17 Nov 2011 3:28 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

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90
Member Junior aldeus
89
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89
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88
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86
Connoisseur Zinni
79

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Elgin 1999 SMWS 85.22

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.00 points

  1. AlecM scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    nose: polish, spice, marzipan, vanilla, apple.

    Taste: malty, with plums and raisins.

    Finish: long and honied.

    A smooth lovely balanced whisky. Love tasting SMWS Elgins.

  2. aldeus scored this whisky 89 points Member Junior

    From the Bottle:

    85.22 A lady of the night

    Dark scents beset us: date loaf with Pecan nuts, rum truffles, Jamaican ginger cake, fudge with raisins, and a waft of (unlit) menthol cigarettes. At natural strength the taste is sweet with a light bitterness like burnt toffee (`salt-water taffy` commented one), dark chocolate in the finish and Kendal mint-cake in the aftertaste. Water conjured a leather couch against a backdrop of dripping candles, Pecan pie, treacle tart and Caramac, with a smooth texture and a centre-palate taste, sweet overall, with hints of spice and camphor in the finish. The malt comes from the last distillery to be built in the 19th Century.

    Drinking tip: Reclining on a leather Chesterfield with a special friend

    Date Distilled: September 1999
    Colour: Pale amber
    Age: 12 years
    Cask Type: Refill ex-sherry butt
    Whisky Region: Speyside (Lossie)

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