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Overall rating
90.05/100
votes
21
Whiskybase ID
WB27621
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Finest Highland Malt Whisky
Stated Age
35 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Bottle code
SD 133
Added on
28 Nov 2011 3:49 pm

Average value

€ 876.85

3 × in wishlist

21 × member ratings

14 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Strathisla 35-year-old GM

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.05 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Great old style sherry and obe, very nice

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 87 points Moderator

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 87 points Moderator

    I would agree that this whisky may qualify as digestif or bitters and thus better for the aperitif. Fortunately I like bitters.
    • Nose
      Honey, dried fruits, old books, little toffee
    • Taste
      Pretty punchy, oily, toffee, peppery, subtle sweetness, some drying oak, then some Mediterranean spices such as Thyme, Oregano, Marjoram and even a little Sage
    • Finish
      Medium long, warm, little zesty - I would say even a tad bitter in the end

      With water it becomes much sweeter in the end

  4. malt_fan_06 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    What a nose. If it were in the mouth and especially in the finish on the same level, it would be a mega macaque. Unfortunately, he loses a few crucial points there. Still very good.
    • Nose
      What a beguiling nose: honey, the heavy tropical flowers of the 70s, toffee, candle wax. Quince and apricot jam. Enormously expressive, enormously deep, very intense.
    • Taste
      Toffee full, dusty, OBF, clearly herbal liqueur. Round, expressive, spicy, good body, very harmonious.
    • Finish
      Intensively herb bitter, dry, astringent. Rather short.

  5. Master Quill did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This would be from the 90`s and should have a laser printed G&M code like ID/BLA.

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