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Overall rating
87.57/100
votes
44
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Daily Dram (DD)
Bottling serie
The Nectar of the Daily Drams
Vintage
1988
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Cask
Strength
50.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
25 Oct 2013 11:24 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 285,00

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44 × member ratings

48 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes 1988 DD

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.57 points

  1. Maurice_casqueteer scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. Whiskywobbler scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    I really liked the nose, but the palate is too much oak-driven.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      75 75

  3. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. tomy63 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Deep golden color, nose moderately marked by sherry, with lots of fruit (candied orange, tangerine, apricot, plum), and in the bottom of caramel and honey. Very nice. The mouth is more marked by sherry, more caramel, a little too much, very sweet with a little brown sugar, always citrus slightly acidulous, easy to drink. Average length, a little spice

  5. Toffie76 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    That's what I call a whisky -easy very drinkable. Dangerous, if you open this bottle you may end it in an unreasonable time. Do not try the experiment alone, get help ...

  6. Bishlouk scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    It must be a whisky created by John waters! All in excess, vulgar, it's almost shameful to love, everything is overtrop! Like a prostitute too much makeup, too fragrant, and too short dressed. But it catches the eye. Ditto for this whisky, it's excessive but it works.
    No complexity, no subtlety, it just sends pleasure to the pure state to appreciate on the moment. It lets itself drink as for nothing, without realizing the bottle goes down quickly V. Hips!

    89/100 (for the gross pleasure procured)
    • Nose
      Hou it's attractive this thing! It's just a huge thing about honey, almonds, crème brûlée, caramel, some candied orange zest.
    • Taste
      Here too, it's a bonbones explosion. Pastry, candied fruit, yellow fruit sauce. A very small hint of grapefruit contrasts with this front of the pastry shop.
    • Finish
      Always sweet sweetness, and some spicy and peppery spices. And in addition it stays in the mouth for a long time; but we want to shorten to drink the next sip.

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