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Overall rating
89.91/100
votes
39
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
XOP - Xtra Old Particular
Vintage
1964
Bottled
18.12.2014
Stated Age
50 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
252
Strength
40.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
XOP0018 CBSC 12:40 19.12.14
Bottled for
100th Anniversary
Added on
14 Jun 2015 7:56 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1299.74

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39 × member ratings

45 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Probably Speyside's Finest 1964 DL

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.91 points

  1. Schmausel scored this whisky 93 points Administrator

    undisclosed Glenfarclas ;-)

  2. Maltseller scored this whisky 92 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      93 93

  3. Carsten scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    UD, Probably Speyside's Finest Distillery, Douglas Laing, XOP, 1964-2014, 40.5% Color: amber Nose: pine needles, garden herbs, later develop sweet fruit notes, orange, orange peel, milk chocolate Body: medium / oily Mouth: mild, sweet notes dominate, pepper Finish: mild, but then dominate bitter herbal notes Conclusion: 85P, beautiful and varied aromas, beautiful in the mouth, only the finish falls off

  4. Rozenbankje scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  5. torstenB scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    A malt that gives you time in the glass always new facets, would be desirable a higher alcohol content. Due to the slightly weak taste only 89 to 90 points nose and finish 91 pts.
    • Nose
      At first, notes of basil or parsley come in - easily after garden herbs. With some air, it develops in a more earthy direction combined with pine needles. Later comes notes of marzipan, maybe sandalwood and some incense sticks. Underneath there are also buttery notes with furniture polish.
    • Taste
      due to the low alcohol content, it does not come with so much whopping, first of all come spices, possibly nutmeg?
    • Finish
      peppery and slightly numbing like after chewing Szechuan pepper grains, long-lasting without becoming bitter.

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