Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Licensed Bottling
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
bottling year on neck label
Added on
10 Apr 2012 8:38 pm

Average value

€ 726.82

13 × in wishlist

36 × member ratings

29 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Strathisla 1970 GM

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.00 points

  1. Othorion scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. Vince' scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. dRambo scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    very cool nose - on the palate you have to stand on wood - reminds me of GF Edition no. 18 - but is a little better
    • Nose
      93 93
      deep red retro style sherry nose, red berries, plums and cherries, cinnamon, cloves, star anise, laurel and rosemary, a fine caramel note with distinct roasted aromas, lots of leather, rose petals, lilac, orange blossom, jasmine
      the nose lives - it swings from sour to sweet, from floral to spicy, sometimes fruity, then again slightly woody
    • Taste
      92 92
      Berry purée with a slight yummy sulfur note, sour cherry juice, pomegranate with the white skin, then a film of tree sap and oak wood particles balsam-like on the tongue, the mouth becomes dry and the tongue waxy, unfolds fine but tart spices from this film - Chocolate and coffee full
    • Finish
      89 89
      old cognac, burnt paper, bay leaves, fresh olives, banana skin - very dry mouthfeel, some pepper and mint, rose petals, old wood flour

  4. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    N: warm chocolate milk, very full with spices and syrup
    T: spices, orange and praline
    F: very dry with spices - brown spices biscuit (speculaas) and later bitter
    the taste is a little weak because of the low alcohol
    tasted with Aby and JJ

  5. Titi94 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by SCOMA: 
    Aroma: A subtle burst of rum and raisins, with a defined malty nose. Hints of brown sugar and a Christmas cake edge linger. Sweet  "crème brûlée" influences develop.

    Taste: A touch of festive spices - warming, some marzipan, almonds and an outbreak of compote. Smooth and very pleasant.

    Finish: Long and sweet.

  6. cherokee0815 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    another Masterpiece from Starthisla


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