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Ayrshire 1975 Rare SV

Overall rating
86.54/100
votes
30
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Signatory Vintage (SV)
Bottling serie
Cask Strength Collection
Vintage
24.10.1975
Bottled
03.04.2013
Stated Age
37 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
3420
Number of bottles
167
Strength
48.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
25 Nov 2013 4:28 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 525,67

7 × in wishlist

30 × member ratings

33 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ayrshire 1975 Rare SV

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.54 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Sloping whisky.
    • Nose
      without water:
      Nose: OK ... honest? He smells of fermented fruit, and not exactly positive. A little bit of hairspray.

      with water:
      the hairspray (solvent) is still there. The foul flavors are gone, it is a subtle but pleasant vanilla fruitiness to smell.
    • Taste
      without water:
      Fierce, what a start with about 48%. The mouth is completely closed.

      with water:
      tamed, but not tame. He could be only 8 years old. very violent with a lot of sharpness (a chilli-catch, there Talisker can pack), some fruit, some wood, but unfortunately not more.
    • Finish
      without water:
      when the shock in the mouth has dropped, first a bit of tart wood and then somehow some cheese with figs. I see, confused associations.

      with water:
      The finish remains almost like without water. The vanilla is a bit more present and a little wax and pear are also added. At the very end then a bit sour (again immature kiwi).

  2. Georges scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. Georges scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Oaky, citrus, lemons, limoncello, honey, vanilla, fruity (apples, berries), flowery
    • Taste
      Creamy, oaky, lemony, oily, fresh, melons, honey, sweet, smooth
    • Finish
      Long, oaky, fresh, pepper, apples

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