Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Licensed Bottling
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
29 Dec 2011 9:27 pm

Average value

€ 180.00

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10 × member ratings

17 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Strathisla 1998 GM

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.63 points

  1. MaltMartin scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    A disappointing Strathisla. Very modern, cask driven, whisky with lots of vanilla and caramel.
    • Nose
      Yeasty and cardboardy. Some fruit of melon and pear. Flowery notes. Violet. Nutiness.
    • Taste
      Green tea, that´s my first impression. Then followed by yellow apples and vanilla. Toasted oak as well. Honey and almonds.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Sweetness. Spice of white pepper and nutmeg. Also cinnamon. Liquorice.

  2. newman346 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Strathisla 1988/2011 GM 70cl 43% vol.JIS Cork Type-gold capsule This is Strathisla of this label after a long time! Besides, it seems like anything, it is not a long-maturing system of Kotecote, but it is nervous on the contrary Color: 12 years? As it is, you can have a slight sense of transparency! A place where it is not transparent is a subtle rotation and maturity years are felt.The huge pretty shadow can not accumulate enough to be decorated with a flower shop! this is! Nose: Oily that does not smell at all, oily with alcohol, alcohol with tea Attack: The moment when bitterness and cracker's bitterness and sweetness intersect slightly intertwine, this little butter & silky is unique to Strathisla Body: Bandamweight that I made a lot of pretty. Taste: I do not have a corner, it is sharp, fluffy bitter in the transparent feeling.I have no eggy but thin cheese with instantaneous power.The creamy non smelly cheese Baumkuchen and straight tea are also healthy Fiinish: Surprisingly glass and metallic feeling seems to be a proof of youth, a pleasant lingering finish, a rare cheesecake and lotus root scattered slightly, pretty little Aaron Alpha Come with Finish! After all, Strathisla has to do this! It was a rare cup that is not long ripe or short ripe! Whether Strathisla is alive or not! https://whisky2010.usukeba.com/u/whisky2010/1fyhars9jthzi9

  3. Malt Hans scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Malty and fruity aroma, peat, oat porridge,
    apple pie, wet hay, cheese and vanilla. Vanilla sweet taste, mint,
    cinnamon, pepper, orange marmalade, burnt almonds and malt. Medium long,
    malty and spicy end.

  4. markjedi1 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    This is a rather simple Strathisla. Thanks, Jeroen,
    for the sample.
    • Nose
      The nose shows the typical fruitiness of Strathisla, but
      also has a metallic side, as if it was poured from a can. Some toffee and
      caramel on the sweet side. Hazelnuts. Coffee. Pleasant, but simple.
    • Taste
      Rather light on the palate, but nice on the spices. Very sweet, now. Vanilla and loads of caramel are joined by some fruit,
      but nothing out of the ordinary.
    • Finish
      The finish is rather short and offers nothing new.


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