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Brora 1975

Overall rating
92.35/100
votes
95
Whiskybase ID
WB2869
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Rare Malts Selection
Vintage
1975
Bottled
1995
Stated Age
20 years old
Strength
54.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
19 Jul 2008 10:12 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 2927.25

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95 × member ratings

98 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Brora 1975

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.35 points

  1. olegborgol scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    My favorite of the evening, notes of kennel after the rain, sea, peat, fruity-sweet-spicy to taste, great balance 23-24-23,5-23,5

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 92 points Moderator

    Very typical Brora on the nose, more on the fruity side on the palate - very good overall
    • Nose
      92 92
      Intense, fruity, citrusy, little vanilla, minerals, whiffs of smoke, seabreeze, iodine, little honey - very good!
    • Taste
      92 92
      Punchy, oily, waxy, subtle sweetness, fruity, spicy, peppery, ginger, vanilla, little oak wood, yellow fruits - still good
    • Finish
      91 91
      Long, burning, zesty - water recommended

  3. Yarema scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    I can drink this kind of whisky anytime, anywhere - the best for me in everything. In my humble record, one of the best I've drunk.
    Nose - 23
    Taste - 24
    Finish - 23
    Balance - 24
    Rating - 95

  4. checkpointuk scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=297 Color: pale gold / dark straw Nose: wax, leather, peat and a salty spiciness with rich fruit flavors of mango and peach. Maritime hints and damp straw complement the leading flavors and draw a great overall picture in the nose! Taste: Salty-spicy-powerful! Starting with full fruit: lime, papaya, mango and peach! In addition, vanilla and peaty smoke, dull and dry with old cardboard box and soft ash. Now the honey-rich fruit sweetness is spiced up with fresh mint and it gets a bit more peppery towards the finish. Finish: Long and still with decent power! The fruity taste components are now peaty and accompanied with smoky almond / vanilla flavors. Absolutely delicious and with a fantastic balance! Comment: Thanks Gunnar Nilsson for this delicious drop! 94 points N: 92P / G: 94P / F: 95P

  5. Sergm scored this whisky 94 points Member Senior

    Simply amazing. For its age this Brora is yet the best one I tried (out of 5 Brora's I tasted). I was surprised that it has beaten Brora 9th Release - 30yo in my own rating). It has all the characterstics we love Brora for.

  6. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    23 24 23 23 93

    Ether and power, endless from and to,
    and the backyard of the village of Kleinelish, incomparable!

  7. P.K.S scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Ekstreme maritime salty i fond abote the same nose in the blendingroom at Dewars intresting!
    • Nose
      Maritime sweet sitrus, salt, pear,lime,complex stuff
    • Taste
      Sweet, spisyness is bilding up sogar from the wood,wod spises,pear,plum,sweet aple,aprikos
    • Finish
      Complex finnish oily loving this

  8. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Peaty waxy fruity herbal punchy and elegant, a brilliant whisky

  9. Black Widow did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 655,-€ at Whiskyauction 11/2015

  10. zby0001 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      95 95
    • Finish
      91 91

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