Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Closed Distilleries
Stated Age
32 years old
Number of bottles
58.1 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
30 Jan 2015 9:36 am by ARDBERG
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 945.53

62 × in wishlist

138 × member ratings

178 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for St. Magdalene 1982 CA

18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.69 points

  1. nallacam scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

  2. checkpointrk scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
      Creamy, fruity, soft lemon and lime
    • Taste
      87 87
      Start with 89P, then hot, alcoholic, tart and fresh 85P
    • Finish
      85 85
      How end taste

  3. pianoman scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Freshly baked farm bread. Old walnuts. Some caramel and nut butter. Behind it lemon peel and mint. Shriveled yellow apples, old vaulted cellar.
    • Taste
      Light honey on toast. Freshly ground pepper. Some almonds and marzipan. White chocolate, candied pieces of ginger and cocoa powder.

  4. grinface scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    As for the aromas and stuff: Just read the other comments. There is plenty of stuff I also experienced. I just wanted to add: This one is clearly better then the famous 1979 Rare Malts in my book. I had the opportunity to taste them side by side and it almost made the Rare Malts look like sth. ordinary!

  5. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Very exciting and hearty for a Lowlander, overall very dry and fruity, has something edgy-crisp in itself, quite like, about 92P on average here on WB but I find blatant.
    • Nose
      Holy Moly, even for ~ 58% very dense, hearty and strong, nose increases immediately, with mahogany rubbed with alcohol on mahogany wall unit, later in getting used to dates, dark malt, chestnut, grasses and herbs are also there
    • Taste
      Hearty, but not as bad as expected, very fresh, crunchy cherry and plums, brown sugar, dark honey, quite monotonous but super harmonious and delicious, dark, sweet malt, raisins, chestnut, later also apricot and lighter fruits, rosemary and thyme
    • Finish
      Will continue to brighten with dried fruit, the malt remains too, dry oak, herbs, long

  6. ctu scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Really dynamic Lowlands essence, awesome stuff.
    • Nose
      Floral. Acacia, linden, honey, walnut, grass, herbals with a ton of fruits. Spicy oak.
    • Taste
      Powerful and oily. Pepper, earth, waxy fruits, orange, citruses and herbals.
    • Finish
      Long, fruity.

  7. el Gato scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      94 94

  8. el Gato scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    So much of the same profile from the nose until the finish. Great dram. Classy Lowlander! To me, adding just a couple of droplets was enough. Opened up nicely. Adding a bit more made it even smoother, but less complex. Great dram!
    • Nose
      Lovely nose. Fresh and fruity again. Honey. Grassy. Herbs. Nutty. Caramel. Raspberries. Medicinal. Wood. Earthly. Honey melon.
    • Taste
      Lovely and oily mouthfeel. Earthly. Oranges. Still very frsh and fruity! Malty. Grassy. Pepper. Nutty
    • Finish
      Stunner finish to. Long and balanced. Earthly and grassy still. Medicinal. Oranges. Red berries. Spicy. Red berries. 

  9. RL_whisky scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    For me this needed a lot of time and with water it had more to give than without. The nose suffered a little though.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      84 84

  10. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      93 93


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