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Overall rating
92.14/100
votes
53
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
10th Anniversary Bottling
Vintage
28.03.1978
Bottled
20.06.2002
Stated Age
24 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
602
Strength
57.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
The Whisky Shop
Added on
27 Dec 2008 1:46 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1636.33

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59 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Port Ellen 1978 DL

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.14 points

  1. Harvey scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    This whisky was bought by me from the Princess Mall Whisky Shop in Edinburgh for 105£ in 10.5.2005, this is as useful information as all the auction prices noted here. :)

  2. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Cold ashes, sweet peat, citrus, grass, hint of toffee, orange, cocoa butter, excellent port ellen

  3. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 515 € at Whiskyauction in Jan. 2015

  4. thijs100 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Yup, this was my first Port Ellen. I didn’t go in with high expectations, just because peat is not really my thing. And obviously, this PE is peated, like all of them are. It’s also fairly fruity. Apparently this is from a sherry butt, but you wouldn’t know it judging from the color. I also don’t get any sherry on the nose or palate. Must be 2nd refill at least. Salty, coastal and medicinal.

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