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Overall rating
88.14/100
votes
38
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Whiskybroker.co.uk (WhB)
Vintage
29.10.1997
Bottled
11.03.2015
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
12380
Number of bottles
302
Strength
54.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
12 Mar 2015 2:46 pm by z-imaging
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 78,50

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38 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1997 WhB

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.14 points

  1. PunxsutawneyPhil scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      80 80

  2. PunxsutawneyPhil scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Fades away quite fast after swallowing. A few drops of water and 5-10 minutes rest will make this better. Sample from Tom @hetwhiskyforum
    • Nose
      Wax, oranges, hay, mint, banana, apricot, peach, some mint
    • Taste
      Very sweet, honey, waxy, hay, oranges, some peach
    • Finish
      Quite short, slightly bitter, hay, honey, malty

  3. mer1973 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. Peaty_Nino scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  5. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Sample from Tom03
    • Nose
      Fresh fruits, citrus and some wax. Briny - salty, a touch of smoke and orange yoghurt.
    • Taste
      Nice fruits, honey and citrus hops like a triple beer. Later some smoke and tobacco. Peach, peat and lychees.
    • Finish
      Vanilla, malty, citrus, fruity and marshmellows. 

  6. Xstream scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    Very fruity, fresh and tasty.

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  8. ValeronDeportivo scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Light in style, but sweet and thick in body.

    Reminded me of some rich lemon cake, lightly soaked with sugar syrup.

    More malty notes in the taste, and a hint of sweet smoke at the end.

    Great Clynelish, even if not fully typical.

  9. KayMeertens scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Not really waxy this one. Compared to the last Clynelish from Whiskybroker this one has a much lighter profile. Very tasty nevertheless.
    • Nose
      Honey, orange, lime, vanilla, peanut butter, a little caramel and a floral touch.
    • Taste
      Orange, honey, lime, vanilla and a slightly soapy touch. With water it turns rather nutty. Only after a long time a waxy notes comes through.
    • Finish
      Orange, almond, honey, vanilla and caramel.

  10. Lovelytaste did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Grown-up-jumpy,  wheels keep on turning. Somebody find me a malt like the old days, these days are gone:-)    Bold 88 - Clynelish! ...

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