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Overall rating
95.30/100
votes
43
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
R. W. Duthie & Co. (RWD)
Vintage
1955
Bottled
30.04.1982
Stated Age
27 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
Hand written label
Bottled for
Samaroli
Added on
09 Aug 2012 11:49 am
Uncolored

Average value

€ 1501,00

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43 × member ratings

15 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenlivet 1955 RWD

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 95.30 points

  1. detachedblue scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    A classic 50s sherry bomb, not common even in 60s, 70s, another legendary dram from Samaroli!
    • Nose
      Juice of dates? dark sherried notes, almost a PX! A hint of smoke (50s glory!) In the same league as a 50s Aberlour, Macallan, Talisker with huge old style sherry influence!
    • Taste
      Dates, more red fruits, fresh mint tea, amazingly not bitter!!! Very creamy, smooth, swimming in your mouth. It almost like a hard minty candy in a fluid state (no better words to describe), a heaven of mints!
    • Finish
      Heavenly good pu-er tea, sherry and smoke, chewy, old leather

  2. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 99 points Expert Senior

    Distillery name GLENLIVET Glen Rivet Official (OB) / Bottlers / Importer Dashy Samallauri Vintage 1955 Year of Distribution 1980s Degree / Contents / Cask Number 43 ° 75 CL Bottle Shape Bottle Color Bottle Remain Tall Bottle Transparent 95% Total Score 99 00 Initial OB McCarran 12 years, with 43 degrees as 80 points Tasting date 2009/07/26 Stock / BAR BAR tasting condition Physical condition / alcohol ingestion on the day Alcohol / Malt 2 cups First Noble Noble Sherry 43 degrees scent Not somewhat Smoked dark red brown Metal 10 Middle Dark Astringent that tends to be in the dark sheriff has turned into a taste Stimulation to the chin Good nose out Mild and noble Lower There is no rock to the chin Smooth inflatable gentle coffee Coconut creamy 10 in finish middle I let you make you feel pretty Perfect arrival Turning point Reverberation Over the entire tongue Wheat iron coconut 10 Extra (Other) Balanced with the best Shelley that goes beyond any rivets ever drunk. Only degrees are already just a little 46 or 50, and if the taste outline is clear, 100 points. My heart warms. 10 Do not add water (do not feel necessary) http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=20842

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