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Overall rating
84.14/100
votes
9
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Creative Whisky Company (CWC)
Bottling serie
The Exclusive Malts
Vintage
05.05.1992
Bottled
2008
Stated Age
16 years old
Casknumber
6600
Number of bottles
234
Strength
53.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Jul 2008 9:01 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 180.68

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Whisky Reviews for Mannochmore 1992 CWC

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.14 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    N: Reeking of bourbon, toffee, sour cream caramel, vanilla, cinnamon [Trident/Big Red] candy - giggly, heady nose. Later [like two days], theres some meaty plimsole.
    T: Peppery, zingy and uncompromisingly malt driven, sweet>sour, honeyed with fearless energy - yet its not brutal in any way. Serge: ‘cactus fruit’ - how brilliant is that guy?
    F: A little sherried sulphur along with the straight ahead creamish, chalk-ish, sour-sweet tannic malt. Even Nick liked the tannins, and i quote: ‘Damn, that's tannin I like’. Some of the nicest tannin I've had’
    C:  Big thumbs up for Mannochmore, always seems to make me smile.

    ‘Final thoughts’
    N: Dependable
    T: Tall, thick river reeds smeared in ripe bananas with some rubbery liquorice
    F: First, darkish chocolate [60% cocoa] with a dry waxiness moving to vanilla ice-cream [the scrapping left in the bowl]. Banana leaves linger.
    C: A fearless ’who wants it’ dram thats quite lovable if you’re game. I’m going to miss this bottle.

    Scores a B 

  2. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Serge from Whiskyfun says:Mannochmore 16 yo 1992/2008 (53.8%, Exclusive Malts, cask #6600, 234 bottles) Mannochmore is famous for having given us Loch Dhu 10yo, the black whisky that’s supposed to be ‘the best whisky investment’ according to some ****ers on eBay. It’s also famous for their old Manager’s Dram 18yo, the whisky that was the closest ever to kerosene. And it was good! Colour: pale gold. Nose: ah yes, I remember the Manager’s Dram even more vividly now. Truckloads of cut grass, cut cactus (really), maybe agave, ginger tonic, damp clay and maybe tiny-wee whiffs of new plastic. I know that doesn’t sound too nice but it actually is. With water: perfect lemony/grassy whisky. Very classy. Hints of pine resin. Mouth (neat): excellent attack, sweet and fruity, with quite some cider apple (green apples will do), kiwis and lemons. More grass after that. Spectacularly assertive (man!) With water: once again, water worked perfectly. Beautiful clean but not simple whisky. Lemon pie. Finish: long, nervous, clean, perfect. Comments: great Mannochmore selected by David Stirk. Kudos. SGP:361 - 88 points.

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