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Overall rating
88.83/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Captain Burn's (CpB)
Bottling serie
Finest Speyside Malt
Vintage
1975
Bottled
2010
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Ryst-Dupeyron France
Added on
10 Jun 2012 7:19 pm

Average value

€ 243,50

2 × in wishlist

12 × member ratings

6 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Elgin 1975 CpB

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.83 points

  1. Dirk scored this whisky 90 points Super Administrator

    Old stuff, fair doses of wood influence. Dusty and old, takes quite some time to get the fruits out. But they do emerge. Wondering why this was still available for such a price. A lot of very sweet honey. I like sweet whiskies but even for me this is almost to much.
    • Nose
      Nose is restrained and woody, takes a very long time to get some oranges, a bit of tropical fruits. But when they surface it keeps improving. After about 30 minutes it is what you would expect: tropical and fresh fruits. Guave, melon some notes of blueberries,
    • Taste
      Although thin it shows many tropical fruits, guave, melon and oranges. Peaches, apricots and some wood. Surprised to be honest, it takes a bit of time but it develops perfectly. Honey and oranges, some kiwi and nutmeg.
    • Finish
      Mid long to long all on tropical fruits and oranges. Just a little fresh wooden note in the end. After having the bottle emptied for about 80% it is becoming very sweet and fruity.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

  3. Mark-E scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. MikerG2k scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

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