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Overall rating
91.54/100
votes
26
Whiskybase ID
WB29219
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Ping No. 2
Vintage
1977
Bottled
2005
Stated Age
28 years old
Casknumber
7959
Number of bottles
240
Strength
52.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Juuls Vin & Spiritus
Added on
10 Jan 2012 3:11 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2889.11

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26 × member ratings

23 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 1977

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.54 points

  1. cuhp scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    This is so close to be the perfect whisky IMHO. Astonishing! Tasted blindly.
    • Nose
      Perfect balance of sherry, red fruits, rosemary, orange peel, light peat, a bit earthy, chocolate, caramel, figs, prunes, raisins. Fantastic nose
    • Taste
      Sherry, raisins, peaches, liquorice.
    • Finish
      Salty, peat, chocolate, orange peel, liquorice. 

  2. Jim_my_whisky did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    From Whiskyfun,

    Highland Park 28 yo 1977 'Ping No. 2' (52.3%, OB OB for Juuls Vinhandel, cask #7959, 240 bottles) Five stars Colour: dark amber with red hues. Nose: some sherry this time, and this is just as unusual as the 1986, with these wee whiffs of fur coat, Chanel No.5 and reseda at first nosing, and then these touches of old Burgundy wine, dried mushrooms, peonies, amaretto, cherries and then the expected dried fruits from the sherry cask. Dates, figs, sandalwood, almond oil… It’s very complex but you have to work on it a bit. Cigars. With water: I like this a lot, manzanilla-style with the Chanel flying above it again. Beautiful complexity. Mouth (neat): starts earthy/dusty, with touches of cardboard, tapioca, heavy cloves and gin from the oak. Some heavy liquorice too and then more classic dried fruits, rather dark and not too sweet. Smyrna raisins, blood oranges. High sherry content. With water: once again it’s the earthiness that comes out, together with something ‘pleasantly chemical’. Vitamin C tablets? Finish: long, more on raisins and other dried fruits. Slightly fizzy. Comments: this one likes water but careful with your pipette or your teaspoon or the fizzy side could become ‘too much’. SGP:562 - 90 points.

  3. bachmann1 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 1.160,- Euro @ whiskyauction.com   03-2018

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