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Overall rating
83.90/100
votes
22
Whiskybase ID
WB34908
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Matthew Gloag & Son Ltd. (MG&S)
Bottling serie
Vintage Malt Whisky
Vintage
1989
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt and Hogsheads
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010314017101
Added on
01 Sep 2012 12:57 pm
Chillfiltered

Average value

€ 185.16

6 × in wishlist

22 × member ratings

76 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Famous Grouse 1989

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.90 points

  1. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Balance (21)
    Overall not bad (84)
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    • Nose
      Orange glue, plum jam, chocolate-covered cherries ... leather and pastries, vanilla, warm dry cardboard and wax (22)
      Go
    • Taste
      Liquid, woody, citrus, (20)
      Go
    • Finish
      Spicy finish, leather and caramel, orange and a little salt ... bitter wood (21)
      Go

  2. wbarchive_75297 scored this whisky 83 points Newbie

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      79 79

  3. The Macallan scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    A great blended malt scotch whisky and in this version Highland Park dominates more then the 1987.
    • Nose
      Rich, smokey, sherry, dried fruit and milk chocolate (reduced: warm mediteranian fruit, some sweetness, wine influences, chocolate and sandalwood).
    • Taste
      Sweet, soft, rich, woody, sherry and oranges zest (reduced: soft and tasty with some floral spicy notes).
    • Finish
      Long, slightly dry, with dried fruit and warm wood spices.

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