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Craigellachie 19-year-old

Overall rating
85.66/100
votes
182
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
No.: 78-SC33
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
19 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Bottle code
L16334ZA900 08:58
Barcode
5000277004775
Bottled for
Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
21 Jan 2015 9:42 am by Erik Elixir
ColoredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 299.00

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Whisky Reviews for Craigellachie 19-year-old

43 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.66 points

  1. spigray scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    imho this is brilliant stuff and much more affordable than the 23yo.
    I looove the 23yo but in the uk its absolutely overprized. so all you british friends, try to get you a sample of this one
    90/100
    • Nose
      loads of beeswax candles, reminding me of the 23yo.(not quite as big as the 23yo) apples, vanilla, icecream wafers, pleasant hints of oak, ginger cookies. give it a few minutes and it gets more floral and a little grassy. lovely!
    • Taste
      waxy, almost coating your teeth, honeycomb, quite sweet, but theres a huge spiciness against the sweetness, vanilla,
      vanilla ice cream,, ginger, tarte tatin. absolutely lovely
    • Finish
      long, getting a little drier and slightly oaky

  2. KDD scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      oak, vanilla, toffee and honey
    • Taste
      86 86
      powerful, oak, slightly bitter, vanilla
    • Finish
      87 87
      medium to long finish, dry, wood and peppery

  3. 33rdCASK scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Soft ice-fruit whisky for every day. Although, the price is probably overpriced.

  4. Tuctu scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. stefsel111 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. schengel10 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    In direct comparison to the 17-year-old without a chance - still a nice malt!

    [Color] bright gold;
    • Nose
      typical bourbon flavors, appears a bit out of round, slightly alcoholic, grapefruit, lime, sour;
    • Taste
      powerfully increasing entry; voluminous, bitter, sour, grapefruit, spicy oak;
    • Finish
      long, intense; strong spicy finish;

  7. valery77 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Wet wood, freshly sawn board, cardboard, new newspaper, paper dust, vanilla, red apple, creamy toffee, Cream-Soda lemonade, old furniture, candy, a hint of pickled vegetables, cocoa powder. 22
    • Taste
      Full-bodied, moderately sweet, powerful. Black pepper, oak tannins, wet cardboard, paper dust, creamy toffee, honey, oak bitterness, mineral water, a little salt. 22
    • Finish
      From medium to long, smoothly fading, dominated by notes of oak barrels, at the very end is added light acidity and a hint of menthol. 22
      Peculiar, pleasantly hardened, well-balanced whisky. Balance 22.
      Total 88.

  8. Thermidor scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Obviously better than the 12yo, and with a nice, fruity nose and taste, but could have used a bit more character. I had mine in a blind tasting where the whisky must've spent quite some time in the glass already before I got to it, so it could be it had lost a bit of oomph. I could imagine going up to 84-85 if that was the case.

  9. AH Whiskyvitrine scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  10. Dhugal MacArdry scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

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

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