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Overall rating
89.85/100
votes
170
Whiskybase ID
WB38222
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Archives (Arc)
Bottling serie
Anniversary Release
Vintage
02.1992
Bottled
11.2012
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
44
Number of bottles
339
Strength
54.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Dec 2012 1:38 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 289.95

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170 × member ratings

194 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Littlemill 1992 Arc

33 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.85 points

  1. EinSpatzUnterVielen scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Wow, so that's a real hammer part. Intense, but at the same time something elegant, brilliant and fresh, with a lot of variety - both in the nose and in the mouth and finish. My experiences with Littlemill are limited (which is changed after this one!). I like it!!!!!
    • Nose
      very intensive, grapefruit, lemon, lime, iron tablets, wax, linseed oil, geranium leaves, daisies, freshly cut beech hedge, lilac, malt, after a while melon and more honey and vanilla, mint and liquorice, very changeable nose, which after another While coconut and fat marzipan are behind ... wow!
    • Taste
      sparkling, intense and brilliant, at the same time oily, grapefruit, lemon, heavily melon, honey, salty almonds, coriander seeds, a lot of mint, some licorice, clove pepper, after-eight, malt, again the linseed oil, very complex, exciting and varied with water: the honey sweetness is getting more intense ... jammy!
    • Finish
      Laaaaang and sweet and fruity, especially the cilantro rises from the roof of the nose, the mint remains felt eternal, the fruity notes fade slowly, while once more dark chocolate and a handful of nuts appear out of nowhere ... and am At the end the smell of fresh lilac remains in the nose ...

  2. HammerHead scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A very good Littlemill, but only after adding a little water and giving it some decent time. Initially it's mainly a lot of sweet grain and vanilla notes.
    • Nose
      90 90
      An extremely grainy nose, breakfast cereal, bread dough, four grain biscuits, taai-taai (kind of a sticky gingerbread), grassy butter, vanilla, subtle citrus notes, tangerine, pomelo, a mild (green) tea note, mint and slightly dusty wood.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Creamy, sweet butter and grain notes. Grainy biscuits, a little more fruit than in the nose, sweet orange, some peach, pear and even hints of pineapple, vanilla, white pepper, clove, ginger, rosemary and mint at the back.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Medium length: clear vanilla, still grainy, some more bitter citrus and finally quite dry on the wood spices.

  3. goran scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    From Whiskyfun:

    Littlemill 20 yo 1992/2012 (54.8%, Archives, bourbon hogshead, cask #44, 339 bottles)  Colour: straw. Nose: it’s well in the style of some other 1992s I could try, that is to say rather less ‘emphatically fruity’ than earlier vintages, with also more grassy and mineral/oily touches that remind us of earlier Littlemills. So we’re somewhere between passion fruits/grapefruits and linseed oil/paraffin. A little clay and broken branches as well, violets (flowers). With water: would you think ink and grapefruit juice would mix well? Here’s the answer: yes. Mouth (neat): a different profile this time, the expected fruits are much louder. Lemons and beeswax, pink grapefruits, lemon balm and touches of coriander. I must say this is pretty perfect. Great, full body. With water: swims like a champ. A feeling of zesty fullness, if I may say so. Mango and grapefruit juice. Finish: long, very zesty, ultra-clean and, it seems, with something of, wait, Clynelish? Comments: one of these Riesling-malts that I enjoy so much. SGP:641 - 90 points.

  4. KayMeertens scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Toffee, grass, grain cooky, apple, blood orange, fig, melon, lime, peach, vanilla, marzipan and cactus.
    • Taste
      Caramel sauce, peach, lime, vanilla, grain, pepper, orange, raspberry and a little glue. Eventually a little cocoa and raisin.
    • Finish
      Toffee, lime, peach, vanilla, pepper, grain and cactus.

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  6. Ruud6421 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Very nicely balanced, layered whisky. A subtle tyrant.
    • Nose
      Sweet, subtle. Vanilla, pisang goreng. Later more fruits like pear and melon. A bit malty as well. Extremely nice.
    • Taste
      Bitter sweet. A lot of layers. Too much for my skills to say something sensable about it. Something to single out: almonds.
    • Finish
      Long, very long. Melons and pears.

  7. Bishlouk scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    What a slap! A revelation. Incredible complexity, a
    delight of every moment, no loss of taste or smell over time.
    Alcohol is superbly integrated.
    • Nose
      It's grassy, ​​springy; it reminds me of a field of wheat still green. Resin. Smells that cross and meet again, a delight.
    • Taste
      Candied lemon, sweet cereals, citrus fruits, honey, wax. It's smooth on
      language. Extremely complex and pleasant.
    • Finish
      Endless. Vinous, tingling full of mouth.

  8. checkpointuk scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    http://www.weinkenner.de/2013/littlemill-drei-aktuelle-ue20-abfuellungen-der-wohl-aeltesten-brennerei-schottlands-26488/

    Color: sunlight
    Nose: Lots of lemon, malt and green notes, slightly salty. The fruit flavors of the apricot and melon come to the fore, a little gum, very straightforward with waxy honey notes.
    Taste: Salty grapefruit, paired with a delicate honey sauce; tender, bitter aromas of almonds and nuts appear later.
    Finish: Medium and dry, with plenty of salt and grapefruit and a fresh Minznote (Mundspuelung).
    89 points (nose: 89 / taste: 89 / finish: 88)

  9. WantsWhisky scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    The best Littlemill I ever had. A perfect nose, a superb taste and multiple layers. A long aftertaste. Strongly recomended if you like Littlemill. A very good bottle at a very good price. 

  10. g2ther scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      93 93

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