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Longrow 11-year-old

Overall rating
86.76/100
votes
224
Whiskybase ID
WB44390
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Red
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
6 Years Refill Bourbon Hogsheads / 5 Years Australian Shiraz Hogsheads
Number of bottles
9000
Strength
53.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
13/293
Barcode
610854000622
Added on
11 Sep 2013 4:17 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 285.01

71 × in wishlist

224 × member ratings

524 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Longrow 11-year-old

48 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.76 points

  1. Mannix65 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Exceptional, only for advanced
    • Nose
      Charcoal, ash, red wine, grenadine syrup, cranberries, blackberries, red pepper, tiger balm, betaisodona ointment
    • Taste
      Korea (red wine with cola), complex, dark currant jelly
    • Finish
      Full-bodied, spicy, long

  2. mothers_finest scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Reminds me a lot of the Kilchoman bramble liqueur ... takes getting used to ..
    • Nose
      84 84
      In the nose it reminds me of Kilchoman's Bramble Liqueur. In addition, young and somewhat metallic smoke. Nothing that completely picks me up now.
    • Taste
      87 87
      More coherent in taste than in the nose. More direct and less young. Red fruits, a pleasant sweetness and caramel. These brambles are still very present. But I'm not a Shiraz expert either. Still, red wine has nothing to do with Bramble, so it’s a strange part.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Somewhat metallic, medium length. Can be done, but doesn't have to be ...

  3. HW74 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Very interesting whisky, unique in taste. I was very surprised. The light smoke is well integrated. I think the whisky is very harmonious due to its 5-year maturation in the Shiraz keg.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  4. Whisky Hamster scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Glorious Red i fell in love with. Too bad it was in a pub and the bottle long sold out. Let's be clear here, you get intense wine cask notes but those harmonize greatly with the medium smoky Longrow distillate. A winner in my book but you gotta be open for experiments.

  5. toklian scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    N21 P22 F22 B22

  6. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    21 22 22 22 87

  7. Fudschafudscha scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    my favourite from the Red series. Nice smoke, fruity and complex. Because of the maturation, it has a well working balance between the casks.

    Second is the Port Cask for me. All that came after 2015, it is not the same that the first three bottles were were kickin'.

    Sub 200 Euros, get one and crack it open!

  8. Willum scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  9. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Nose: Spicy, slightly smoky, some mulled wine, sweet fruit notes, almost jam (even sweeter with water)
    In the mouth: strong, smoky, salty, some sour notes. Distinct wine aromas. Very warm and with water even sweeter here. Finish: tart, but with sweetish notes of wine, salty and the peat notes stay long at the end. Conclusion: Unusual whisky. Smoke and salt paired with sweet wine.

  10. Jean-Claude Van Dram scored this whisky 86 points Member Junior

    On the nose: peat, smoke, nuts, vanilla, some hay, tagada strawberries and flowers.

    On the palate: sweet peat, red fruits, burnt gum, spices, tannins and ginger.

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