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Strathisla 12-year-old

Overall rating 303 votes 80.63

Member rates

634 × in collection

My 4 x 25 ratings

Nose
1
Taste
1
Finish
1
Balance
1

Average 4 x 25 rates

All versions

Nose 20
Taste 20
Finish 20
Balance 20

Tastingtags

58 Notes

Achany
Expert Senior Achany Review note
20 Aug 2017 6:26 pm
Achany gave this whisky 79 points

Sweet, candy, massive honey, nearly too much of it. Retaste is necessary, did not expect such a dram (25.08.17 - still incredible sweet, more malty, some herbs, quite all right but overall same rating)

Weighted Rate
78.8
Nose
81
Initial taste
78
Body
78
Finish
77
Price
80
Presentation
80
LukeFive
Expert Senior LukeFive Tasting note
01 Aug 2017 10:58 pm
LukeFive gave this whisky 82 points
Color
Old gold
Nose

sweet on ripe pears and white apples, a bit of vanilla custard there

Taste

soft arrival on fruits , pears and apples mainly, vanilla cream, hint of white pepper

Finish

Short sweetish, oaky at the end

Comments

Nice non challenging  whisky

raithrover
Member Senior raithrover Note
30 Jul 2017 4:21 pm
raithrover gave this whisky 76 points

Colour: a light flapjack

Nose: a gentle array of apples, toffee and all-spice with milk chocolate and a floral note. With the addition of water pears arise along with cinnamon, apricots, tablet and a refreshing vanilla.

Taste: light and classic Speyside with vanilla, caramel and more of the all-spice. Water produces dough, pears, cinnamon and a malty presence.

Overall: better than the taller previous bottling, this one is more polished and refined. Still, not hugely detailed or epic in nature. I can see this whisky finding favour with those new to whisky, or who prefer a Speyside apparel, or a no-thrills experience.

Cubey666
Expert Senior Cubey666 Review note
01 Jul 2017 11:49 am
Cubey666 gave this whisky 82 points

Tasted at Story Tellers: Tasting Whisky in January 2017

Weighted Rate
82
Nose
83
Initial taste
81
Body
82
Finish
82
Price
82
Presentation
82
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maltaholic
Connoisseur maltaholic Tasting note
18 Jun 2017 10:52 am
maltaholic gave this whisky 85 points
Color
Amontillad
Nose

Sehr schönes Aroma: Eiche, Frucht, fast wie Birne, etwas Vanille. 

Taste

Auch im Geschmack dominiert das Fass. Frische Eiche, unbehandelt.

Finish

Im Abgang etwas würziger. Nicht allzu lang. 

Comments

Sehr netter Alltagsmalt.

maltaholic
Connoisseur maltaholic Review note
18 Jun 2017 10:56 am
maltaholic gave this whisky 85 points
Weighted Rate
85
Nose
87
Initial taste
85
Body
85
Finish
84
Price
88
Presentation
80
malthead-1984
Expert Junior malthead-1984 Tasting note
06 Jun 2017 10:50 pm
malthead-1984 gave this whisky 87 points
Color
Old gold
Nose

Sehr rund und angenehm in der nase, nussige noten und ein Hauch von Rauch. Ein bisschen frucht in richtung orange

Taste

leicht und cremig auf der zunge, die nussigen Aromen vebinden sich mit shortbread und einer angenehmen fruchtigen frische, dazu waldhonig

Finish

mittellang und mit einem hauch von walnuss und caramel

Comments

einer wenn nicht der liebslings everyday. ist immer in dr bar

Gearmailteach
Expert Senior Gearmailteach Tasting note
28 May 2017 8:49 pm
Gearmailteach gave this whisky 84 points
Color
Amber
Nose

Bienenwachs, Honig, Aprikose und Orangenzeste. Süße Frucht, Apfel, Birne. Etwas Nuss und Eiche im Hintergrund, sehr dezent.

Taste

wachsig und weich im Mund. Malz, Getreide, wiederum Frucht und etwas Honigsüße. Diesmal stärkere Eiche, etwas Nuss und Dunkelschokolade.

Finish

Kurz bis mittellang und trocken, Dunkelschokolade, Orange.

Comments

Ein wirklich feiner Alldaydram. Sehr fruchtig und nicht kompliziert.

"Ein Gemisch aus Whisky und Soda verdirbt zwei gute Sachen." - Sir Charles Lamb
wisekycourse
Expert Senior wisekycourse Tasting note
13 May 2017 8:38 am
wisekycourse gave this whisky 80 points
Color
Amber
Nose

notes florales,épices,léger boisé et fruits orangés

Taste

goût fruité doux genre confit,épices encore,retour sec en bouche assez frustrant

Finish

moyenne simple sur les mêmes arômes,sensation de fumée en finale

Comments

La base du fameux blended,peut être plus sec ,moins fruité ,mais "non blended"!

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Pikehunter
Expert Senior Pikehunter Review note
04 May 2017 10:26 pm
Pikehunter gave this whisky 75 points
Weighted Rate
75.4
Nose
70
Initial taste
73
Body
75
Finish
80
Price
75
Presentation
83

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