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Overall rating
85.28/100
votes
34
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Licensed Bottling
Vintage
2001
Bottled
2015
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Barrels
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5020613040465
Added on
17 Apr 2015 7:56 pm by Angelos
UncoloredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 67,47

6 × in wishlist

34 × member ratings

44 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Scapa 2001 GM

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.28 points

  1. stefsel111 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Andytka3 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    N-
    Perfume, fresh, intense honey and citrusy, whiff of sharpness but
    packed with a lot of charming fruits and sweet bubble gum candy.
    Leather undertone with drips of water.

    P- Consistent from the
    nose, honey and citrus greets you with lightness, crisp apple,
    grapefruits and burnt orange peels. Water does enhance the texture, got
    creamier and milky chocolate.

    F- Medium long, fresh and light. Smooth follow by spicy coating and touch of bitter orange.

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. Achany scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    there are hints of salt and the oily nose and taste I expected from Scapa. some spices a Little bit grassy. but still, there was also too much sweetness, to much perfume.
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. Einfach_Supi scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Here, seafood meets good maturity. An excellent Firstfill Ex-Bourbon barrel. For me an absolute dream
    • Nose
      William Christ pear, juicy and ripe, lying in a basket of lemon balm. I doze on the beach and enjoy the salty sea breeze mixed with a Werther's Real Sweet. So I want to linger forever and put my nose into this bouquet again and again. If he stands awhile, creamy banana, vanilla ice cream and cream are added.
    • Taste
      Oily, the whisky slides over the tongue, immediately there is this harsh honey sweetness, some white pepper tickles the buds of the tip of the tongue, a little orange and vineyard peach joins the pear. At the very back the salty oak knocks and the saliva thins the whisky
    • Finish
      The fruit remains warm and honey-sweet for a while, until the spring-fresh young oak buds claim their right to dry themselves on the taste buds.

  5. Dramlicious scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    The Scapa 2001 / 2015 was distilled at a time when the distillery was run by the staff from Highland Park, albeit only a few weeks per year. 

    http://dramlicious.com/tasty-tastings-episode-48/

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