Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
14 years old
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
12 Jan 2014 4:30 pm by Vassago Clynelish

Average value

€ 60.00

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757 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 14-year-old

51 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.37 points

  1. Totolino scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. Pollenflug scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Conclusion and pictures on: https://tomtrinkt.de
    • Nose
      Surprisingly multi-faceted. At the beginning, I perceive a pronounced floral-fruity note. Floral aromas, dark forest honey, crème brûlée, plenty of caramel, subtle candle wax and echoes of exotic fruits dominate my first impressions. The basic character is pleasantly light, but without being powerless, very fresh and balanced. In the background I already register the first spicy oak notes and a maritime flavor, which reminds me of a fresh sea breeze. Makes you want to more!
    • Taste
      Very pleasing the Clynelish clothes the entire mouth (creamy texture), before a fruity-spicy interplay begins. The alcohol content of 46% ensures a powerful onset, at the tip of the tongue creates a very slight tingle (Pfeffrigkeit). Vanilla, caramel, dark forest honey, orange peel, apricot and malt dominate the fruity-sweet side. The spicy-maritime side is characterized by spices (cloves, a hint of cinnamon), walnuts, spicy oak notes and salt (sea breeze).
    • Finish
      Medium long, warm and spicy. The floral-fruity aromas build up with the last of their strength, before a strong conglomeration of spices, hints of herbs and oak is gaining in tasteful upper water. The result is a slight dryness and a delicate bitterness on the palate.

  3. TheWhiskyDungeon scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      citrus, grass, green apple, ash, leather, orange
    • Taste
      apple, vanilla, pepper, leather, coffee, caramel, wood, pepper, mandarin

  4. funtik1975 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

  5. craide scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Good malt bring fair price.
    Sinks a little from the nose to the finish. Still accepted standard.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Nice fresh, very fruity beginning.
      There is also vanilla, some hay and a pleasantly sweet note. Honey, some wax and salty, maritime. A more artificial citrus note seems rather out of place between the other flavors.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Sparklingly spicy, not really spicy.
      Sweetness and fruit are dominant.
      And creamy with this light maritime sea breeze. Great malt that offers a lot.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium-long finish, gets a little dry with a subtle lemon note.

  6. Abadon05 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Great nose or great aroma.
    Very complex, sweet. A filled fruit basket covered with a little wax, lemon and a lot of forest honey. Very tasty until the finish. This is bitter and robs you of a great impression

  7. Glenjasper scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      80 80

  8. Mr. D. scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. SweetPeat scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    already pleasantly sour and quite interesting, but not quite my taste.
    • Nose
      Lime, green apple, a bit grassy, ​​wax ?, little oak
    • Taste
      sweet at once, then distinctly Granny Smith apple (but one that is not yet ripe and leaves a "dull" feeling), a sharpness that I would put somewhere in the mint
    • Finish
      medium (5/10), dry and slightly salty

  10. Joe Karacho scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    A beautiful, dense, very round and harmonious and not so mild Highlander, it took a few drams until I found access, but now it opens to me, why he has many followers
    • Nose
      Citrus fruits, floral notes, honey, cereals, slightly salty
    • Taste
      Full and oily, sweetish-bitter, creme brulee with orange peel and some cinnamon, bourbon vanilla
    • Finish
      Medium long, the dark citrus fruit paired with some oak take over the finish


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