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Overall rating
85.38/100
votes
50
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotswhisky.de (Sde)
Bottling serie
Forumswhisky No. 10
Vintage
1996
Bottled
2014
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
142
Strength
47.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
imported by Brühler Whiskyhaus
Added on
19 Oct 2014 5:27 pm by Zinni
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 73,50

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50 × member ratings

79 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes 1996 Sde

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.38 points

  1. AH Whiskyvitrine scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. Dottore scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    blind tasting Tip: I think I'm quite old (20 years old). Tasty but not enough power. I type in about 43%. Vll a single grain whisky? Overall, very good, 87 points
    • Nose
      Semolina pudding, cinnamon, very sweet, rape ?, hike in the mountain forest in spring
    • Taste
      Sweet again, somewhat woody through the barrel (think older) many spices (vanilla, clove, cinnamon) almost Christmassy. For me, unfortunately, something soft. He grabs my mouth but something is missing. The start is great, nice spices. And then one hopes for an explosion in the mouth, but unfortunately it stays out ... very pleasing with beautiful aromas but without edges.
    • Finish
      nice and warm, to be sprayed medium-long without bitterness

  3. sagara-kun scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Nose rather nice but does not tell much in the mouth, and even ends up rather badly.
    • Nose
      Alcoholous nose. Attack on wax, very sweet lemon, almost chemical Slightly mineral. Vegetal. Grass, straw, thyme.
    • Taste
      Much less aggressive than the nose. Dominant plant again. Grass and honey. Some fruits, mainly citrus, lemon and orange. Do not tell a lot.
    • Finish
      Bitter finish on the plant. Not the most pleasant.

  4. NamorX68 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Blindverkostung Tolle interesting nase. Lecker!
    • Nose
      sweet, apple, pears, bananas, sugar, nuts, vanilla, cereals, malt
    • Taste
      full and sweet, spices, coffee, cocoa, oak
    • Finish
      medium long, fruity, spicy, sweet

  5. malthead-sven scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    BLIND TASTING
    Tip: Even if he does not have the highest complexity, I like the character quite well 85 P.

    - Highlands
    - 46 to 50%
    - 12 to 18 years
    • Nose
      very clear applesauce with cinnamon and sugar, light acid, but superimposed by dry sweetness, Indian spice mixture, cereal with grapes, diluted sunflower oil, moist branches comes
    • Taste
      sweet and mild-spicy, some roasted aromas, yet not light in the mouth
    • Finish
      nice and long, pleasantly relaxing with a good dose of tannins, milk chocolate

  6. didi1893 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A very idiosyncratic drop. The nose is great and interesting, with the taste and the finish I can not do anything. Indefinable aromas confuse me, but the malt is somehow delicious in its own way.
    • Nose
      Blind tasting: Immediately there are fruity elements and sweetness. Subtle maltiness and a hint of vanilla mingle, apples and a hint of pears come to my mind. The sweetness becomes more dominant, the fruit retreats and light caramel comes out.
    • Taste
      The first impression is restrained, then suddenly indefinable wood flavors come to light. Light spirits and peculiar spice follow, again the taste is quite flat, then suddenly again spice and bitter or tart aromas.
    • Finish
      Herb and subtly bitter the finish begins. Slight sharpness is on the tongue while the tart wood aromas exude a peculiar warmth.

  7. Mannix65 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Round Speysider with beautiful fruit, easy-to-drink - unfortunately a bit weak on the chest
    • Nose
      Vanilla pudding, Crema Catalana, ripe banana, green tea with herbs, honey
    • Taste
      Bitter orange, fruity but dry, again the banana, herbal honey candies, vanilla - mild on the tongue
    • Finish
      Mild and creamy, fruity, slightly bitter in the aftermath

  8. Mannix65 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      83 83

  9. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    I do not like floral whiskys in general. Add to that the alcoholic notes in the mouth and the tart finish. Overall not so mine.
    • Nose
      very floral, grass and herbs, but also floury banana, oak, woody, moist tobacco, honey, vanilla, malt, if you have the banana, you will not get rid of them, all in all very fresh, you notice the alcohol in the nose
    • Taste
      again very floral, hayloft, grass, rather grassy than herbal, sweet honey, oak, malt, a lot of vanilla, but alcoholic, looks quite young for its ten years, no banana, if fruit then more so pear
    • Finish
      dry, almost bitter, tart, slightly nutty, apple seeds and peel, the mouth is really dry

  10. hettrum scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

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