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Overall rating
88.76/100
votes
77
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Malts of Scotland (MoS)
Vintage
29.09.1989
Bottled
01.2012
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
MoS 12012
Number of bottles
235
Strength
53.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
09 Mar 2012 8:16 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 169,00

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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1989 MoS

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.76 points

  1. Falnor scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    I love the waxy nose of these '80's clynelish and this one is similair with a lot of those beauty's. Very buttery on the palate, sweet citrus and a feeling of walking trough a meadow with a fresh stream of water and spring flowers.

    Still there are even greater Clynelish '89 to be found. Like a few from Twa or the suberb from Thosop.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. GIORGOS scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. Mark-E scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. marq scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    nice whisky interesting balance
    • Nose
      In the nose Vanilla some dusty grain, citrus currants and white fruit.
    • Taste
      In the mouth ! concentrated sweet than quickly a spicy bitter mild pepper, mint, clear wood tones, vanilla,
      Remains pretty long hanging , spicy bitter with some honey.
      With a drop of water, more licorice laurel and honey and a hint of mild smoke
    • Finish
      Remains pretty long hanging , spicy bitter with some honey.
      With a drop of water, more licorice laurel and honey and a hint of mild smoke

  6. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    The best Clynelish that I’ve tasted sofar. Marvellous stuff!
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  8. vredensever scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Aroma confectionery: toffee, vanilla ice cream, cream, milk chocolate, wax, sweet fruit (a little melon, ripe apple, a hint of dried fruits), grass (fresh and slightly dried), warm wood, minerality. Sweet taste : honey, wax, citrus notes, chocolate, vanilla cream, spices (pepper, vanilla), malt, wood, mineral bitter. Aftertaste : malt, astringent oak, toffee, light bitterness. Quite simply. Conclusion . For 22 years somehow nondescript. The fragrance is good. A taste and aftertaste from another opera. In general, not bad, but expected more. Score 85 (n22t21f21b21).

  9. lincolnimp scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  10. lincolnimp scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    No need for water, very smooth and so drinkable.
    • Nose
      Melted butter, cream, faint pineapple, peaches in syrup, faint hints of vanilla,
    • Taste
      Creamy with what I call restrained power. The trademark waxiness is there for sure. Buttercream, lemon sherbet, and a touch of elderflower
    • Finish
      Medium length, warming, no burn.

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