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Overall rating
91.23/100
votes
15
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Licensed Bottling
Vintage
1973
Bottled
1989
Stated Age
16 years old
Strength
62.3 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
16 Sep 2013 10:17 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 508.63

9 × in wishlist

15 × member ratings

12 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Strathisla 1973 GM

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.23 points

  1. Snerik scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Be careful with adding water on this one, cause it needs to find that perfect balance. Really nice stuff!    
    • Nose
      Burnt matches, sulphur, cherries and dark chocolate. And oooh boy, we’re talking the best stuff possible! Cloves, a hint of ginger and cinnamon. Sweet cherries, loads! It’s like a really nice, very complex, high quality cheery liqueur.  
    • Taste
      Dry, sweet and herby. I find the same not as mentioned above, and with some water (and about 15 minutes in the glass) it really finds it place, settles down and drier and more engaging. More alive really! I find clementine’s, cherries, oranges. 
    • Finish
      It’s about the same as the taste, but that a very good thing. It’s long, powerful, very balanced finish. The sherry elements really present themselves beautifully. With water it becomes a little, little bit cardboardy, and very sweet cardboard at that. But there’s also some cigarillo smoke and flamed orange zest. 

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