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Overall rating
84.75/100
votes
4
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas McGibbon (McG)
Bottling serie
McGibbon's Provenance
Vintage
Summer 1985
Bottled
Summer 2003
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Two Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
07 Jan 2009 6:05 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 100,00

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Level Username

4 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Expert Senior Sir Provenance
87
Expert Senior cezark
85
Expert Senior Shugg
85
Expert Senior Jevan
82

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2
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1
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Whisky Reviews for Royal Lochnagar 1985 McG

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.75 points

  1. Jevan scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. Jevan scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Legs: Fast medium

    Light and easy to drink. This is a summer distillation and it suits it in style.
    • Nose
      Grassy & fruity with a touch of malt behind. Apple pie? Dust.
    • Taste
      Earthy & richer than the nose suggests. Baked apples?  White pepper spiciness. Some very light smoke.
    • Finish
      Medium long with lots of white pepper and a little smokiness

  3. Sir Provenance scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Original tasting Notes:Light gold in colour, it noses well on uncorking the bottle being full of home- baking and warm kitchen smells. The body is light, the palate reflecting these baked-cake flavours evident earlier, and the long finish is pleasurably dry, smoky and lightly spiced.

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