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Clynelish 1982 DR

Overall rating
88.30/100
votes
32
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Dewar Rattray (DR)
Bottling serie
Individual Cask Bottling
Vintage
15.12.1982
Bottled
03.11.2008
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
Refill Hogshead
Casknumber
5878
Number of bottles
194
Strength
51.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Dec 2008 7:12 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 120,00

3 × in wishlist

Level Username
Expert Senior jmelm
Member Senior KSB66
Member Senior Roosty

32 × member ratings

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Expert Junior Gerhans
94
Expert Senior mordread
92
Expert Junior sengaia
91
Expert Junior Michael
90
Member Senior Whisky_Fan
90
Member Senior t-baer
90
Expert Junior Walder
90
Administrator Vassago Clynelish
90
Expert Senior sted
90
Expert Senior whisky79
90
Expert Senior erikb
90
Expert Senior Tomek
89
Expert Senior Sands81
89
Connoisseur Hvdree
89
Expert Senior Master Quill
89
Expert Junior edwinbeuving
88
Connoisseur St. Pauli
88
Expert Senior Sir Provenance
88
Expert Junior Mister 77
88
Expert Senior Yurek
88
Expert Senior Whisky1978
88
Expert Senior cezark
88
Expert Junior dram_on
87
Connoisseur MaltMartin
87
Member Junior acidbabe
87
Connoisseur Furtia
87
Expert Junior tmu
86
Specialist Amsterdam
86
Expert Senior Mose
85
Connoisseur magic_slim
85
Moderator Hans-Ludwig
84
Connoisseur Maaseikwhiskyhead
84

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1
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Expert Junior Gerhans
1
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Expert Senior sted
2
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  • sample
Member Senior t-baer
1
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Expert Junior The Maltmill Circle
1
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Expert Junior Usquebaugh NH
1
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Administrator Vassago Clynelish
1
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Expert Junior Walder
1
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Expert Senior whisky79
1
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Hidden user
1
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Hidden user
1
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Hidden user
1
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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1982 DR

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.30 points

  1. Gerhans scored this whisky 94 points Expert Junior

    This is a dram that's just more than the sum of its (very impressive) parts. This is an amazingly well-rounded dram and shows its age in the development of the distillery character more than just more wood influence. Layered but focused, this is a dram that demands your full attention. Lovely, lovely stuff.
    • Nose
      What a nose; incredibly nice and waxy smokiness. Melon, lemon and pears all drenched in honey. Not the sweet fabricated honey but wild honey, straight from the grate.
    • Taste
      Incredibly smooth and thick. Vanilla and wild honey are most apparent, with amazing underlying tobacco notes. Very buttery and malty as well. The cask doesn't shine through but the typical waxy distillery character of Clynelish does.
    • Finish
      Long, slightly smoky finish. Very waxy and sweet, with a grapefruity note I always seem to get from Clynelish. There are also some more sweet and ripe fruits on the back end, some banana and pears. 

  2. dram_on scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Color: amberNose: menthol, just ripe green bell pepper, light spice, light pearPalate: heavy honey, too ripe green bell pepper, thick mouthfeelFinish: medium, light hay, too ripe green bell pepperComment: not your typical Clynelish, very interesting, consistent
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. St. Pauli scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A rock solid dram.
    • Nose
      Slightly smoky, on dry peat, with heather, beeswax, malt, lemon, vanilla and grass. 
    • Taste
      Surprisingly mild, with earthy peaty smoke and fresh tobacco. Vanilla, honey. beeswax. 
    • Finish
      long, earthy minty finish.

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. Furtia scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. Whisky_Fan scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    The addition of water strengthes the typical Clynelish style. Wax and Smoke increase. A very, very delicious Clynelish and a great bottling!
    • Nose
      lightly waxy, sweetness, fruity, lightly smokey, lightly peaty, honey notes
    • Taste
      intesive sweetness, honey notes, fruity, malty, spices, oily, butter notes
    • Finish
      powerful start, long finish, lightly smokey, lightly peaty, lightly waxy, fruity and sweetness

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