Overall rating
Single Malt
Blackadder (BA)
Bottling serie
Raw Cask
Stated Age
23 years old
Refill Sherry Puncheon
Number of bottles
53.3 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
15 Nov 2013 4:23 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 184,74

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Whisky Reviews for Strathmill 1989 BA

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.52 points

  1. stefsel111 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  2. M134481 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    I'd rate the price 67, because it's about the price at this moment.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  3. Sandman scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Lemon, melon, peach, pear, brown sugar and honey
    • Taste
      Lemon, melon, beewax, cotton candy and some oak
    • Finish
      Long, citrus, waxy and sweet.

  4. DrinkingWhisky scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Tasted during a blind tasting competition in June 2015.  
    • Nose
      Sinaasappelig, vanille, hooi/gras. "Cremige" geur ("dikke whisky"). Op achtergrond ook iets houtigs. 
    • Taste
      Kruidig, vanille, ontzettend romige textuur. Gaat van sinaasappel/citrus via rood fruit over naar zoet (anijs met een beetje snoepkralen-zoetheid). 
    • Finish
      Lange finish waarin zoetheid verder naar voren komt (sherry-invloeden?). 

  5. Maurice_casqueteer scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. Ties scored this whisky 77 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      78 78

  7. KayMeertens scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting of a sample.
    • Nose
      Fig, apple beignet with caster sugar, straw, caramel, vanilla and pepper. With water more fruitiness: Mango and pineapple. Quite oily.
    • Taste
      Caramel, hay, pepper and fig. Again mango when adding water.
    • Finish
      Fig, caramel, straw, pepper, mango and a whiff of smoke. Musty old almonds in the end.

  8. Hvdree scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  9. markjedi1 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Promising nose, but
    this malt does not deliver on that promise on the palate nor the finish. Keep
    water away.
    • Nose
      The nose is soft and
      sweet on mostly raisins, those small dried ones that come in a carton box that
      you put in your kid’s lunchbox. Then some caramel and a hint of brown sugar,
      the Graeffe. A slice of white bread. Semoule. Hint of pineapple, sprinkled with
      syrup. Very nice. Adding water put the emphasis on the bread, though.
    • Taste
      It is powerful and
      spicy on the palate, but honeysweet. Next to the raisins, I now get more
      pineapple and candied peach. The spices include liquorice, pepper and cloves.
      Adding water makes it fall apart somewhat, so this is no swimmer.
    • Finish
      The finish is fairly
      long, but offers nothing new.


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