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Overall rating
83.09/100
votes
25
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Daily Dram (DD)
Bottling serie
Kleine Licht
Vintage
1996
Bottled
2008
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Bourbon
Number of bottles
150
Strength
56.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
09 Sep 2008 3:50 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 61.00

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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1996 DD

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.09 points

  1. Calmar scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    An excellent mole, concentrated, dense, the fortress is absolutely not felt, no spirituoznosti - only perfectly fashioned extract from a basis and barrels strengthened by no means small fortress. Of the shortcomings, perhaps, only some imbalance - the barrel slightly crushed the actual Clynelish.
    • Nose
      Dense, a mixture of traditional for Clynelish mineral component with rich wood tones (carpentry workshop, varnish, noble sorts of wood), grape-raisin notes, wax component.
    • Taste
      Saturated, thick, sweet-woody, a mass of halftones, very deep.
    • Finish
      Continuation of taste, warm, sweet, tender-bitter, prolonged.

  2. André scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    This is quite a mouth full of sherry for a "bourbon" barrel .... I am curious where the information comes from that this would have been a bourbon barrel.

  3. VWWW scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    A lot of whisky and a lot of Clynelish, great whisky!

    But wondering if this really is only a bourbon barrel... Due to color and taste.

  4. mer1973 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      74 74

  6. Daan Tje scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. peathead scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    There is not mention on the label whatsoever that this has matured in a bourbon cask.

  8. peathead scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    This could very well pass through for a cask strength blended whisky.  This is the second young (sherry cask matured?) Clynelish I've had so far that does not taste like anything much.  Luckily I wasted only 50 € or so.

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