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Overall rating
87.70/100
votes
78
Whiskybase ID
WB39951
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Maltbarn (MBa)
Bottling serie
No. 07
Vintage
1989
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
115
Strength
52.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Feb 2013 10:30 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 119.99

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Whisky Reviews for Glenburgie 1989 MBa

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.70 points

  1. KonstUA scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Nose 22, taste 23, finish 23, balance 23

  2. Kensay scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Rectilinear Bourbon Molt, may require time for aeration, stand in an open bottle. Sour by the way in taste and aftertaste is very bright, prevailing, but pleasant, has not yet encountered such
    • Nose
      Vanilla and herbs, fresh lemon, honey sweetness and wax, dust of the old loft on a hot summer day
    • Taste
      Woody, sweet-sour, slightly oily, mineral notes, fairly straightforward
    • Finish
      dryish, continuation of taste, a bit of citric acid and spices

  3. toklian scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    22 23 22 23

    In aroma: grassy, ​​ethereal, sweet
    In taste: herbs, bourbon sweetness
    In the aftertaste: ether, fruits, touches of sherry maturation, despite it is bourbon barrel
    Amd tertiary notes))
    Total: purebred, ageа, typical old styled (before 2004) Glenburgie!
    Extraordinary!

  4. Calmar scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Peculiar Molt, complex and deep aroma, taste / finish take more power and depth than the variety of components, the strong perfume component - the washing powder and the men's hairdresser's - dominates, peculiarly and unusually, but rather harmoniously and appropriately.
    • Nose
      Raw, open, cereal with an admixture of the barnyard in the first nose, then fruit and lemon notes, freshly planed hardwood, lemonade, mineral tones, a few wildflowers and honey, perfume motifs - Soviet men's colognes, hairdresser; washing powder, vanilla.
    • Taste
      Powerful, woody-perfumery, bright lemon-pepper wave, bitter young bark, lemon peel, light oiliness, soap, malt and grain notes.
    • Finish
      Perfumery, sweet and sour, warming, lemon zest, spicy bitter wood.

  5. Sonett scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Light nose of corn cob and vanilla, elegant herbs and light yeast.
    • Taste
      Sweet entry with increasing varm peppery spices, light oak and bitterness
    • Finish
      medium long going from fading spices to bitter almond finish

  6. SilentStill did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Rarely had such a variety of fruits in the nose. On the palate he does not cause the same enthusiasm. But altogether a very pleasing malt.
    • Nose
      At first quite malty, but quickly sets a citrus note, which is replaced a little later by delicious peach jam. Also on board: rhubarb, gooseberry, but also slightly sour apple. After a while, a very subtle, fresh wood note is noticeable.
    • Taste
      The fruit basket of the nose is now on the palate a little less varied and vorgruendig away, for more maltseuts comes through. No pronounced voluminoeser Malt, more of a more delicate genus. The alcohol is quite present, but not disturbing.
    • Finish
      Sweet and fruity (cherry) with medium-long finish.

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