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Highland Park 10-year-old

Overall rating
83.81/100
votes
144
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Ambassador's Choice
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
70% Bourbon Barrels & 30% Oloroso Sherry Cask
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
30 Aug 2013 8:41 am

Average value

€ 60,56

11 × in wishlist

144 × member ratings

386 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Park 10-year-old

19 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.81 points

  1. stollimaus scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    www.thewhiskyexchange.com:
    Highland Park Ambassador's Choice was chosen by Danish brand ambassador Martin Markvardsen. Originally released in Sweden, it has now been given a more general release. Aged for 10 years, in a combination of American oak bourbon barrels (70%) and oloroso sherry casks (30%), this is sweet with the smoke that the distillery is known for.

  2. Maltsingler scored this whisky 69 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. Dor scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    In my personal opinion, this bottle is one of the best VFM you can find.
    Very balance, and quality.
    Fantastic nose: honey, citrus, vanilla, gentle typical H.P smoke.
    Taste: same vanilla, honey, citrus, wood, very round.
    Finish: medium, still citrus till the end.

  4. Falnor scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    Does this 10 year old improves because the higher ABV% instead of the normal  choice of 40/ 43%? I liked the idea, but the outcome is not so good.
    • Nose
      A little punchent smell full of citrus, what changes into a sweet and malty core. So squeezed lemon first, drop of oranges and after that some fresh baked bread, a little sugary pastry on the side and you've got yourself a sunday breakfast.
    • Taste
      Bitter grapefruit with some anise. Unripe fruit, green apples. Cookie dough, still raw. Very young really. Very spicy, not not too pleasant. Dare I say peat? Not much actually.
    • Finish
      Fades away quickly into a sour and bitter fruit with unbaked dough.

  5. hans1971 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. jhut did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Whisky tasting, Café de Toeter in Groningen, 27-12-2015
    • Nose
      Wood, fresh fruit
    • Taste
      Warm, sweet
    • Finish
      Tasty, fresh wood

  7. Ivynor scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Good product, but a little young.
    • Nose
      Toffee, original werthers, honey, with also floral notes, including some heather. Rather pleasant and engaging. Light green apple freshness
    • Taste
      Beginning of disappointing mouth, on alcohol, bitterness, vegetal. Then we find, with a certain smoothness, the notes of the nose (toffee, caramel) and a little dark chocolate.
    • Finish
      Smoke of coal, toffee, heather

  8. Tomh scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  9. nhuber scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    perfect every day whisky, really benefits from the increased alcohol %, very nice  sweetness, little smoke.... great stuff, go get it

  10. sicco scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    Lovely whisky. Nicely balanced, fresh, spices, somewhat fruity, but not too fruity. I like this best on a warm summernight. But also nice on a winternight to remember the summernight :) Lovely taste. I like it better than the normal 10yr, which is very nice too.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      90 90

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