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Overall rating
88.71/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Mackillop's Choice (McC)
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Cask Strength
Vintage
04.12.1990
Bottled
01.03.2013
Stated Age
22 years old
Casknumber
11972
Strength
57.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Jun 2013 8:00 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 254.93

6 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

29 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Imperial 1990 McC

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.71 points

  1. Malinois scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Very good whisky! Lovely nose and taste, the finish lacks just a bit to score higher.
    • Nose
      Sweet fruits, pear, note af sweet malt barley
    • Taste
      Fruit attack on the 'all day' fruits: pear, appel,.. some honey and vanilla. To the end the cask speaks: a bit drying, semi-polished wood with some soft spices.
    • Finish
      Caramel, vanille and some ginger spices evolve.After a few minutes a damp oak spice remains on the tongue.

  2. Allandale scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Happy I have a bottle.
    • Nose
      Fruity sweet like vanilla but also malty,sweetness fudge, little bit sharp.
    • Taste
      Very nice,very full, all kind of fruitiness,honey sweet and vanilla, creamy. Lovely.
    • Finish
       Long and soft for me. Candy sweet like caramel,indeed bourbon sweet fruit, spicy also and vanilla.

  3. zormik scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Just add a lot of water since it is a very burning dram
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      87 87

  5. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    compared with Imperial 1995 DL 8474
    • Nose
      fruity, vanilla, malty, fudge and bourbon fruits - cantaloupe melon

      overal a bit sharp
    • Taste
      very full with fruits, creamy, honey and vanilla
    • Finish
      caramel, some bourbon fruits, spices and vanilla

  6. Bishlouk scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Very uneven and dispensable.
    • Nose
      Nose pretty basic on the apple and the pear. Pretty sweet and nice.
      Subsequently smells of egg cooked on the dish (first time I feel that).
    • Taste
      A little too alcoholic. Apple, pear, grapefruit.
    • Finish
      On the turpentine that goes up in the nose. Not great.

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