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Overall rating
86.33/100
votes
35
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Licensed Bottling
Vintage
1993
Bottled
2011
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
28 Aug 2012 7:30 pm

Average value

€ 89,75

4 × in wishlist

35 × member ratings

34 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardmore 1993 GM

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.33 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    An amazing nose, fruity, slightly smoky, almost port Ellen, but then a bit thin and a bit bitterly woody at the end. But still good whisky.

  2. Love street scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. hs305 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    [January, 2015]  I emptied a bottle that I bought for 61 Euro in October, 2014. 

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 85.  My notes state a nice sweet and peaty profile that is slighty drying (cold ashes).  Quite entertaining... 

  4. rottendon scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    At no time boring and quite mature. A clearly dry and smoke-stressed profile, overall quite simple but honest. Only the departure appears a bit too short.
    • Nose
      Old Railway Threshold is the spontaneous association. Muffiger cellar and clutch abrasion. After short medical approaches it goes in the direction of old ashtrays and tea kettles. The smoke dominates in the beginning, but surprisingly clear, before some citrus notes, more mineral than citrus fruits, as well as an idea of ​​caramel arise. Very dry profile. Warms slightly sweeter, more toffee and mint approaches.
    • Taste
      In the mouth, it then starts dry mineral, before from behind an extremely dark, peaty malty sweetness along with distinctly tart notes and a dash of acid slowly fills the mouth. Warms slightly dense, in the end white pepper.
    • Finish
      He goes dry and herbaceous, overall relatively quickly. The acid lingers on the palate a little longer than the smoke.

  5. brechtvds scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    complex whisky verry deep flavour profile 87/100 
    • Nose
      toffee , butter , slightly peated , some leather , lemon, vanilla 
    • Taste
      oily , verry vegetal grass  , hay ,peat, but also smoked meat ,toasted oak ,honey  but theres also some fruity flavours , i think its apricot 
    • Finish
      oak , white pepper , grass , hay , peat 

  6. ARMINUS scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    A beautiful Whisky from the Speyside with typical notes in the nose and a very subtle but still expressive smoke in the background. In the mouth then an explosion of a beautiful fruity, honey-like sweetness, which alternates with the smoke. Long, very pleasant finish. 46% vol. would have given the whisky even more expressiveness, but that's complaining of a high level.

  7. fradin11 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      80 80

  8. Cipidos scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Slightly peated, leather and even ashes are comming to your nose. The taste gives us a nice peated whisky with hints of mint. The finish is short and spicy
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      88 88

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