North Port 1979

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Rare Malts Selection
Stated Age
20 years old
61.2 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
27 Aug 2008 4:32 pm
Non-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 879,80

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67 × member ratings

140 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for North Port 1979

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.59 points

  1. stefsel111 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      83 83

  3. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  4. guerriero82 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    by Serge WF : North Port-Brechin 20yo 1979/1999 (61.2%, Rare Malts) Colour: straw. Nose: roughly the same as the 1981 but even harder, grassier and oilier. Almost a curiosity. Maybe water will make it more civilised, let’s see... With water: that didn’t work – at all. It ‘s all grass juice now, with just added hints of bitter apple peelings and big notes of lamp oil. Mouth (neat): a little sweeter than the 1981 this time but other than that it’s quite the same kind of beast. Extremely grassy. With water: hehehe, we got it! Sweeter and rounder but also saltier, with more spices (I get ginger, pepper, cloves, even chilli). Finish: very long, hugely peppery and mustardy... Alright, the best qualifier I could come up with about this one is ‘excessive’. Atishoo! 78 points.

  5. zby0001 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. Allandale scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Medium bodied, a brunch dram.
    • Nose
      Newly sawn cedar wood. Resin. Apple cider and acidic lime aroma. Grassy. Some aniseed. Slightly musty and acidic,like over-ripe purple plums.
    • Taste
      Dark,minty chocolate. Candied apricots and pineapple. Maltiness.

      Pronounced woody oakiness.
    • Finish
      Astringent tannic. Dryish. Spirity.

  7. Whisky1978 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    A very fruity dram!

  8. Feusi scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    Dry, very dry and fruity. Some agressive herbal notes torture me. I put some water in and it comes sweeter and smoother but even dry.


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