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Overall rating
84.73/100
votes
20
Whiskybase ID
WB4151
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Hart Brothers (HB)
Bottling serie
Finest Collection - German Importer`s Release
Vintage
12.1995
Bottled
03.2007
Stated Age
11 years old
Casknumber
12782
Number of bottles
222
Strength
52.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
17 Oct 2008 11:46 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 60.00

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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1995 HB

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.73 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    You can not blame this whisky for not getting a barrel for the 11 years. The nose I think is great, in the mouth and at first beats the harsh oak cargo and pushes more flavors but rather in the background. A rather difficult whisky.
    • Nose
      Waxy, fruity, orange peel, herbaceous, oak, slightly dusty. Over time a little more fruity, fresher, without looking young.
    • Taste
      Powerful, tingling, with a lot of oak and bitterness, slightly salty, orange peel.
    • Finish
      dry, tart oak, some wax here too, otherwise a lot of oak.

  2. NamorX68 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Blindverkostung
    • Nose
      fruity, fresh, candle wax, malt, oak, some vanilla and caramel. Bright fruits .. Apple something citrus. After a while he becomes floral ... flowery.
    • Taste
      wow powerful start, oak, slight bitterness, malt, nutty, maritime with some salt.
    • Finish
      medium, dry, coffee

  3. malthead-sven scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Has rough edges, unusual but interesting, 12-16 years, 52-56%, Highlands
    • Nose
      Honey, fresh, waxy, cloudy apple juice, then clearly candle wax, a little alcohol, floral with some heather, earthy
    • Taste
      strong onset, very tingling in the mouth, peppermint and oranges
    • Finish
      at first restrained, slightly maritime, with tender-bitter chocolate, a bit musty at the back

  4. Noface83 scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    Nose: fruity (sour and fresh), floral, lighter slightly waxy whisky, a hint of nut and caramel and vanilla, malty and subtle oak also play with. Very round and smooth
    Taste: what a strong and peppery onset, the tingles in the mouth, a lot of oak and bitter notes, only when swallowing is again some malt sweetness and fruits, otherwise dominate bitter almonds, roasted aromas and dark chocolate, the oak is fierce

    Conclusion: heavy part. At the same time round and impetuous. I like it !

    Notes from a blind tasting.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. mono scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    For me this is a better version of the 14yo original bottling.
    Typical waxy Clynelish character and absolute enjoyable without water at 52,5%.

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