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Overall rating
85.19/100
votes
38
Whiskybase ID
WB67144
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Best Dram (BD)
Vintage
1988
Bottled
2015
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Wine Treated Butt
Strength
57.8 % Vol.
Size
200 ml 700 ml
Added on
21 Apr 2015 12:23 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 171.00

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38 × member ratings

32 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Blair Athol 1988 BD

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.19 points

  1. wbarchive_104650 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      dark sherry notes. Add a little sulfur and clotted blood. Bit too Spitz, better with water
    • Taste
      Chocolate, pepper, turmeric. Oak is there too. Here comes the wine.
    • Finish
      Long finish with bitter and warming notes.

  2. larswehmeier scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Strong sherry nose., Candied nuts. Strawberry jam.
    • Taste
      Creamy and very round in the taste. Sweet malt. Forest fruits.
    • Finish
      Chocolate. Long and warm.

  3. Whisky-Tester did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Whisky-Connaisseur did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Round, sweet and well balanced. Very pleasant to the taste and by no means overpowered from the wine cask. A perfect fit.

    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Whisky-Connaisseur/550443305109776 I thank the German independent bottler Best Dram for sample and photo.
    • Nose
      Although 26 years of age, this one doesn't need oxygen but is quite
      present on the nose with toffee, caramel and a fruity sweetness,
      followed by pleasant wine and malty flavours. Hints of strawberries,
      ripe plums, roasted toast and dark chocolate combine for a wonderful
      rich nose.
    • Taste
      Sweet and mouth-filling, warm and vibrant. Feels very tingly on the
      tongue. Dried ripe fruit followed by dark chocolate, with the balance
      between the maltiness and the fruit of the wine cask almost perfect.
    • Finish
      Long and warming, with lingering dark chocolate and roasted flavours. Mouth-coating. WITH WATER: Creamy nose, stays sweet on the palate with dark fruits and
      spicy chocolate. Intense tingly feeling on the tongue. Amazing.

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