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Overall rating
87.94/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Vintage
1969
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml
Label
Brown Label
Added on
17 May 2015 12:33 pm by Mini Whisky Bottle

Average value

€ 33.71

2 × in wishlist

18 × member ratings

17 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Royal Brackla 1969 GM

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.94 points

  1. daverdaz scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. Slick scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Oh my... i tried the mini and i also got the 0,7L bottle.

    Wanna taste this ?
    Open this one up for like half an hour and then leave it on the side for a week before drinking...

    It's incredible how the white wine alcoholic nose disappears and softens, breathing improves it so much !

    I am now swapping my first 83p to 87p just for the radical change...

  3. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    A good Whisky,

    but for my taste too much alcohol in the nose and there also not 'clear' enough - one has to search for the aromas, they are a kind of hidden.

    All in all quite mouldy, dusty and earthy with too much barley and hay. Quite fiery.

    ... and keep in mind: Tongue and oral mucosa are damaged for 24 hours ...
    • Nose
      Apples, raisins, mint, some solvents, apricots and peaches in alcohol, tropical fruits in rum, coffee and coffee liqueur, wet rotten wood, (unfortunately) again and again a floral and perfumed note, pine, traces of smoke, traces of chocolate and / or toffee, a little butter, a touch of honey, hay and grain and mouldy warehouse.
    • Taste
      The nose is quite 'instable' and a quite strong alcohol stays all the time.

      Sweetness, citrus (very nice one!), Fudge, nuttiness, creamy and full, old dried vanilla pod, salt (... is getting more and more - very nice!), Coconut shell, almonds (?), Butterscotch;

      old lemonade, some honey, wood smoke, mint, very bitter / bitter cocoa powder.

      Also here we get that hay and grain and moldy warehouse that 'murders' the beautiful other aromas ...

      Very powerful impression - and the alcohol is integrated now.
    • Finish
      Sweet finish plus spicy wood, lots of salt, nut, old vanilla pod, aftertaste of lentil vegetables, again beautiful wood smoke and cocoa powder.

  5. JacobaEd scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  6. MaltMartin scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A very nice surprise. Probably one of the oldest Brackla´s I had so far. Supposed to be bottled around 1983, so around 14y old.
    • Nose
      Starts with lots of raisins. Hints of rum as well. Moist fruit cake. Cooked apples. Also hints of sweet sherry. Cedar wood. Cumin and Mint-toffee. Pine.
    • Taste
      Fudge and butterscotch. Cocoa-butter. Nutiness of roasted almonds. Delicous chewy and creamy. Gingerbread. Notes of vanilla and honey at the background.
    • Finish
      Long with a loverly woodiness. A little nutmeg. Cinnamon. Mint.

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