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Overall rating
86.80/100
votes
7
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Blackadder (BA)
Bottling serie
Blackadder Statement Edition No. 3
Vintage
13.07.1973
Bottled
02.2012
Stated Age
38 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
4490
Number of bottles
172
Strength
42.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
17 Jun 2012 7:26 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1.124,99

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7 × member ratings

6 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ladyburn 1973 BA

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.80 points

  1. Calmar scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

      Disappointing Moltov - 38 years old, but there's no sense in it; and the beginning was quite positive - the aroma is very good, deep and saturated, the beautiful picture of prolonged aging in the bourbon barrel, and then down the inclined - the taste starting densely and saturated is suddenly limited to two or three components and further emptiness, the finish is also not happy, sad .
    • Nose
      Open, dry, polished wood, nuts, eucalyptus, coniferous notes, resin, pickled cucumbers, salted grape leaves, orange peel, some tropical fruits, pastry tones - freshly baked shortbread, glaze, biscuit with jam; Vanilla, lemonade Duchess, pear, mango.
    • Taste
      Dense, astringent and astringent oak, peppery wave, cooked vegetables, sweet compote.
    • Finish
      Bitter, sour, oak, but some tired and emasculated, frostbitten tangerines, a little young bark, a little red pepper, metallic sour, vanilla.

  2. markjedi1 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Interesting and very good Ladyburn. Unfortunately, the bottle will set
    you back around 800 EUR at least. Ouch!!
    • Nose
      The nose is quite expressie on all kinds of fruit, from apple to litchi
      to even strawberry. It is a bit bubblegummy, on the verge of chemical. Soft and
      clean, despite the (redundant and in my opinion rather silly) cask sediment.
      Quite fresh on mint. This is pleasant.
    • Taste
      It is very fresh and lively on the palate, but still somewhat
      lightweigth. All kinds of citrus emerge (grapefruit, lime), upholstered with
      vanilla and cinnamon. Reminds me somewhat of my favourite distillery. If tasted
      blind, I might very well confuse this with the Auchentoshan Valinch 2012. Not
      as creamy, but fruitier. Midpalate, I get some strawberries.
    • Finish
      The wonderfully long finish offers bubblegum again, but it is not disturbing.

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