Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Best Dram (BD)
Bottling serie
Stated Age
17 years old
Bourbon Cask
50.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
23 Oct 2014 8:41 pm by Vassago Clynelish
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 95.00

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Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes 1997 BD

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.67 points

  1. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Yum. Not typical or conspicuous Glenrothes, but by barrel / age my prey scheme. Price could be a little better.
    • Nose
      Immediately: Mmmh, it smells good!
      very intense, but the alcohol does not stand out a bit, lots of cereal, toffee, burnt sugar with a slight ginger flavor (or cinnamon?), nothing out of the ordinary, but the mix is ​​pretty good, with some water then fresh yellow fruits, pineapple, banana ( just as ripe), apple compote
    • Taste
      Here a bit sharper - there can still ran a little water
      Pineapple and banana are still there, to a slight exotic bitter note, a lot of milk chocolate and a spicy-hot kick ... after a few sips habituation milder, sweeter, always tasty
    • Finish
      long, sweet, jelly banana, ginger sharpness

  2. Maltmaniac72 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A good representative of a Glenrothes, a bit too wild on the palate. Drunk at the 1.Whisky Spring in Schwetzingen.
    • Nose
      Significantly more depth than the Auchentoshan 22 yo of Best Dram. Vanilla, hard toffee / fudge, fruity aromas of yellow grapes, pineapple, banana, gooseberries). Candied sugar on custard (Creme Brúlee'). Everything well integrated in the alcohol. Very fine aroma. 44 points.
    • Taste
      Light, thin noses on the glass. Sweet and sweet with lots of vanilla, caramel and honey. Some oak wood. In the middle part fruity aromas of citrus. Definitely a 1st-fill bourbon malt. Pretty wild on the palate. 44 points.
    • Finish
      long, vanilla and fine spicy (ginger).


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