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Overall rating
88.08/100
votes
73
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Whiskybase.com (WB)
Bottling serie
30.000 bottles on the wall
Vintage
24.12.1990
Bottled
31.12.2011
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
First fill Sherry Butt
Casknumber
51
Number of bottles
170
Strength
54.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
29 Jan 2012 12:09 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 100.00

23 × in wishlist

73 × member ratings

105 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Islay Malt 1990 WB

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.08 points

  1. Allandale scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Very enjoyable, very nice, complex but not too complex.
    • Nose
      Oloroso sherry tones, woody, oaky, fruity also: oranges,spicy, cinnamon. Complex.
    • Taste
      Sherry tones, oaky tones, raisins, figs, apricots, figs, creamy nutty.
    • Finish
      Warm and long. Soft sherry tones. Complex.

  2. Bram84 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. Daan Tje scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  6. squaadgras scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  7. FernetBranco scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. m884 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Oloroso sherry, wood glue, oak, chestnuts, curry spices, oranges, cinnamon, with water hazelnut

    Mouth: Sherry, oak christmas spices, raisins

    Finish: Warm, sherry, candy-sherry, medium-long long

    Comment: great sherry bomb, excellent! Not too complex in a way - but flawless for what it is

  9. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    N: raisins, chocolate, oily, wood smoke, syrup, dried fruits and spicy - nutmeg
    T: very bitter, spicy, dark chocolate, coffee, creamy and tobacco
    F: bitter, orange, floral and later raisins
    compared with Bunnahabhain 21 of Sansibar 48%
    great nose!

  10. I_SPEY scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Nice whisky, with  cacao(!), apricots, sherry and caramel-like. Then the taste is rather the same, but - of course - a lot stronger! But with four drops of water the whisky becomes more gentle, easier, nicer. The finish is long. 

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