Overall rating
Single Malt
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Ginger, chocolate and prunes
Stated Age
35 years old
51.7 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
28 Nov 2011 9:09 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 300.00

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21 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Longmorn 1968 SMWS 7.25

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.84 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 92 points Moderator

    Very good and classic sherry whisky - really good!
    • Nose
      92 92
      Intense, sherry wood, nutty, toffee, nutmeg, sugar cane, molasses, dark chocolate - very good!
    • Taste
      93 93
      Punchy, oily, liquorice, dark and dried fruits, plums, prunes, figs, more toffee, good sweetness, more chocolate, good sherry wood - great!
    • Finish
      91 91
      Long, warm, more woody, zesty, some tannins, not drying

  2. WhiskyJug scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Longmorn 35 yo 1968/2004 (51.7%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, 7.25) Colour: mahogany. Nose: extremely similar on the nose, maybe a tad less chocolaty but much meatier and a little more phenolic and resinous. Gets much nicer than the 38 yo after a while, with some beautiful organic notes emerging. Forest, mushrooms, smoke… Then litres of high-end balsamic vinegar, also sherry vinegar, dried morels, pure cocoa… Amazing how this one developed on the nose, whilst its bro stays much more restrained, even after a good twenty minutes. A matter of education, probably… Mouth: oh yes, it’s certainly better than the 38 yo on the palate. Sweeter, rounder but not less complex (yet compact), with lots of sultanas, crystallized oranges, baklavas, chocolate, apricots, toffee, café latte… Not the most brilliant sherry monster I’ve ever had but it’s perfectly palatable in its own genre. Nice medium-long finish, a little fresher and fruitier (prunes). Very, very good, like many old Longmorns (but still no absolute winner). 90 points.
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    • Taste
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    • Finish
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  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
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    • Finish
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  4. lincolnimp scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    With water :-

    basically it improves and gets spicier, the ginger grows and its very pleasant.
    • Nose
      Dark chocolate, coffee, sherry, plum. a little ginger, prune juice, 
    • Taste
      Massive sherry and bitter chocolate with raisins and treacle sponge but ginger in the mix also, with a little soy sauce.
    • Finish
      Long and spicy

  5. ctu scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Matured, complex sherry bomb with a sweet sour competition.
    • Nose
      Big sherry, tannic oak, rum cherry, plum and raisin. Antique leather, sawdust and varnish.
    • Taste
      Powerful. Sherry, plum jam, orange peel, ginger and pepper. Oak, milk chocolate and motor oil.
    • Finish
      Long, creamy, bittersweet.

  6. markkerr02 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Longmorn 1968 Color: Dark Amber Scent: Lovely, big Taste: Beautiful taste with sherry fat trends. Long aftertaste http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2053%20H%C3%B6stspecial.html


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