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Overall rating
89.68/100
votes
52
Category
Single Grain
Distillery
Bottler
Jack Wiebers Whisky World (JW)
Bottling serie
Old Train Line
Vintage
10.1964
Bottled
09.2013
Stated Age
48 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
HL 10031
Number of bottles
261
Strength
44.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
21 Jul 2014 8:11 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 707,19

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52 × member ratings

46 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Invergordon 1964 JW

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.68 points

  1. Whisky-Fancier scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    An absolutely outstanding grain. The aroma is one of the best I've ever had in a glass.
    • Nose
      100 100
      Sweet, bourbon, light wood, vanilla, spices, caramel. The longer it is in the glass, the more intense it becomes
    • Taste
      95 95
      Oily, mild, soft, pepper, sweetness, spice
    • Finish
      92 92
      Pepper, sweet, warmth, medium to long, no bitter oak

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    The nose is decent enough, loads of bourbon notes, wood varnish and a little vanilla and white pepper.
    The palate is actually quite nice and certainly sweet with some nice honey and sugary caramel notes.
    Finish is pleasantly sweet with a hint of menthol in the tail, this is the best part.
    A really good aged grain.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. ctu scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Invergordon is the best grain for me. Loosely malt taste and deepness. Big grain.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Tropical fruits, spicy oak, glue, mint, vanilla, rum and milk caramel.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Powerful. Exotic fruits, acidic citruses, vanilla, matured oak, cinnamon and ginger.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Long, creamy, sweet, spicy.

  4. Bram84 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Grain tasting HWF 2017
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. fgg scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A strong whiskey with a full flavor full of surprises: sweet, spicy, creamy. Very nice dram.
    • Nose
      Direct: Naturally adhesive. Sweet fruit tones. Banana. After an hour: Less glue, less sweet. Spicy. Pepper, clove.
    • Taste
      Direct: Sweet and sharp. Banana and pepper. Intense despite normal ABV. After an hour: Very spicy. Pepper, cloves, nutmeg. Something softer.
    • Finish
      Direct: Creamy and full. After an hour: Full, creamy and spicy.

  6. fgg scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. Dre73 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

  8. Dre73 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    I found this a pleasure to smell and drink. Beautiful in balance, the smell, taste and finish nicely in line. Delicious full and sweet, banana and candy.
    • Nose
      Just after pouring Velpon glue, but after an hour: Delicious sweet, vanilla, banana, wood. I also get the hint of eucalyptus.
    • Taste
      Sweet! Full, creamy. Vanilla, banana. In the background a very light acid. Some wood influences. After a while even a sweet sweetness.
    • Finish
      Now he occasionally becomes somewhat sharp / peppery, but not unpleasant at all. Sturdy. Long, warm, sweet. Vanilla, banana, wood influences. Later in the aftertaste the sweetness is added, a jellybeans like aftertaste remains.

  9. Defeatless scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Nose:
    D'r is not really a lot of air ...... What wood, grass, vanilla, mint and eucalyptus. But you have to find it with a light.
    Be a bit hesitant with water, as you drown those very old whiskeys rather quickly.

    Taste:
    ZOOOOOOWWWWWHÉ! That is just 100% the opposite of the nose. An explosion of sweets, vanilla, caster sugar, wood, pencil shavings. The whiskey is slightly sour, not very disturbing, but I do understand that they have not waited until the 50 years.

    Body:
    Full of greasy and creamy

    Finish:
    Medium. Vanilla ice cream and wood.

    Comment:
    A nice old man! 87 points. The balance is not quite there, at least not within the nose, taste and finish. The nose is not very interesting, the taste is 90 points and the finish is somewhat flat and short. Nevertheless a good grain!
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      84 84

  10. squaadgras scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

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