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Overall rating
89.70/100
votes
161
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Whisky-Doris (WD)
Vintage
10.1989
Bottled
05.2014
Stated Age
24 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
32
Number of bottles
357
Strength
51.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
08 Aug 2014 10:10 am by dankin
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 311.99

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161 × member ratings

240 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Littlemill 1989 WD

21 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.70 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      lemon, mint, vanilla, caramel, a little buttered cake!
      then apple, peach, pear and again strong melon and vanilla
      sweet spices, varnish, some crushed almonds, a grassy return
    • Taste
      a bit bitter almond, some spices, vanilla, basket fruits, yellow, white, lemon vanilla, then ripe bananas!
      a velvety side, woody, varnish,
      caramel, well buttered cakes
    • Finish
      bitterness at first, giving way to ripe fruits, stewed, more undifferentiated, fragrant herbs, lemon slightly cooked with its vanilla stalk.

  2. thijs100 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    There's not much Littlemill around anymore, so we should savour what little there still is.
    • Nose
      Plenty of citrus, ranging from lime to orange and grapefruit. Soft notes of cherry lemonade and peach as well though, accompanied by touches of wet cardboard. Finally a touch of butterscotch, but mostly this is just a juicy little fruit bomb.
    • Taste
      An explosion of tropical fruit. Classic Littlemill. It's been a while since I've tried this and this reminds me why it is so popular in the first place. Peach, mango, lots of pink grapefruit, zesty lemon and blood orange. Just a tinge of creamy vanilla custard and some soft spices.
    • Finish
      Creamy, lingering spices, but mostly tangerines and peach. Long.

  3. Mark-E scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

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

  4. squaadgras scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  5. Bram84 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  6. Dre73 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

  7. Dre73 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Full and fruity, lemon, peach, apples. Also sweet, vanilla, and floral.
    • Taste
      Pepper, full taste. Fruity, peach, vanilla, caramel now too. And gradually it becomes very soft, and banana also comes through.
    • Finish
      Full and soft, long. Peach, caramel, tropical fruits. Then also a bitterness, grapefruit.

  8. GIORGOS scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  9. MikerG2k scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

  10. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

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