Overall rating
88.36/100
votes
71
Whiskybase ID
WB57679
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
A.D. Rattray (DR)
Bottling serie
Individual Cask Bottling
Vintage
03.12.1990
Bottled
11.08.2014
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
580
Number of bottles
536
Strength
56.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
30 aug 2014 11:37 am by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 557.97

13 × in wishlist

71 × member ratings

65 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Highland Park 1990 DR

8 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.36 points.

  1. Kawa_ZX6 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Users giving the highest ratings and owning a closed bottle of it? Really? Why?

  2. WhiskyCasual scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. nallacam scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. tribe scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Is a nice whisky but it needs some water, it is a bit closed.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Malty roasted biscuits and caramel | oats with grated orange peel, but also a bit spicier due to the alcohol. Tannins. Hardly any change in smell with water
    • Taste
      89 89
      Malty, mouth-filling and salivary. Cherry. Sweet and dry at the same time. Interesting mouth game. Thyme or similar. Ethereal. With water it becomes sweeter and oily, as well as some strawberry jam
    • Finish
      89 89
      Getting a little dry. Wood gets through more .. Herber after very dark chocolate and coffee. Benefit from the water.

  5. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Othorion scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
      Honey, toasted bread, oranges, prunes and dates, raisins, caramel, thyme, heather, very delicate smoke
    • Taste
      88 88
      Sweet, forest honey, milk chocolate, chili, plums, quite dry, some leather, cocoa
    • Finish
      89 89
      Spicy, chili, honey, milk chocolate, quite long

  7. pianoman scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Grated orange peel, white chocolate. Almonds, yellow raisins, slight sharpness. Pine needles, some thyme.
    • Taste
      Orange chocolate with chili. Honey, earth, a touch of ash. Cocoa powder, some leather. Medium long, dry.

  8. Maltmaniac72 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Beautiful representative of a HP.
    • Nose
      Fullbodied Malt, malty, cereal and with a lot of sherry, dark fruit, dry sweetish smoke (HP-typical). Spicy, honey, some caramel and toasted oak. 43 points
    • Taste
      Dry, sweet onset with a strong middle section. Aromatic fruity aromas of plums, raisins, some coffee, sweetish smoke and fine wood. very well balanced, well integrated in the alcohol. 44 points
    • Finish
      Long finish, spicy, fruity and lasting sweetish dry. In the end, toasted oak wood.

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