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Overall rating
89.97/100
votes
36
Whiskybase ID
WB52312
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Eiling Lim (EL)
Bottling serie
1st Release
Vintage
1990
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
Refill Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
68
Strength
49.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
17 Feb 2014 11:42 am by Bachess
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 335.00

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36 × member ratings

26 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Littlemill 1990 EL

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.97 points

  1. MH90 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Littlemill 23 yo 1990/2013 (49.8%, Eiling Lim, 68 bottles) Five starsColour: gold. Nose: we’ve got the same(ish) notes of guava juice and citrus, the vanilla as well, but what’s quite remarkable here is that there are also various herbal teas, which adds a layer of aromas. Lemon grass, fennel, maybe a little thyme, dill… There’s also a little banana that comes out after fifteen seconds. Nice complexity, all these Littlemills are usually good but not all of them are this complex in my opinion. Mouth: multi-vitamin juice with white pepper and green apples. Guavas, papayas, grapefruits, plus the obligatory green tea and a good glass of Alsatian (of course) Riesling. Whisky for wine freaks. Finish: quite long, very sharp in a good way. And leaves your palate clean! Comments: pure Littlemillian zestiness – and bliss. SGP:651 - 90 points.

  2. yapi scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    I started at 88, then 89, 90 and so on… after 4-5 drams of this, you're completely lost… 

  3. thijs100 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Maybe not as great as I expected based on some other reviews I've read so far, bit still a very good Littlemill.
    • Nose
      Very fruity, lots of oranges and a bit of coconut. There is some wet hay, damp wood and cardboard here as well. Some very light caramel notes and it can be a bit soapy at times. Great complexity.
    • Taste
      Zesty? Interesting. It is well-rounded and has an oily and thick mouthfeel. There are some tropical influences with mango being the main flavour, as well as oranges and grapefruit. It has a malty quality.
    • Finish
      Long. Barley, manderin and grapefruit.

  4. Thriest scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  5. Thriest scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Delicious Littlemill. Sample of Yapi for the HEBT.
    • Nose
      Sweet, white fruit, cointreau, soft.
    • Taste
      Many full fruit flavors, soft, light pepper.
    • Finish
      Medium-long, fruit, vanilla, slightly bitter.

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

  7. KayMeertens scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting of a sample from Yapi. Very recognisable Littlemill.
    • Nose
      Blood orange, vanilla cooky, porridge, lime, toffee, apple, grain, almond and a whiff of cactus.
    • Taste
      Grapefruit, lemon, grain, orange, peach and caramel.
    • Finish
      Lemon, grain cooky, grapefruit, peach, toffee and a little whiff of smoke.

  8. Ras Mazunga scored this whisky 88 points Super Administrator

    Lot's of beeswax and pledge. Honey, oranges, varnish, mastic.

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