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Overall rating
88.37/100
votes
21
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Liquid Sun (LS)
Vintage
1980
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
32 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
173
Strength
41.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
21 Jul 2015 7:58 am by toklian
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 279,00

6 × in wishlist

21 × member ratings

25 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Miltonduff 1980 LS

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.37 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    This is a really nice Miltonduff, I always associate this distillery with quality sherried offerings but this proves it is just as nice in bourbon casks, a very interesting whisky.
    Worth a purchase for sure.
    • Nose
      88 88
      The first thing to say here is that this smells heavy which I find surprising as this is matured in a bourbon hogshead.
      There is a meaty note, not dissimilar to some Mortlach offerings but also some of the best old sherried Miltonduff so perhaps this cask has let the distillery profile shine through, here's hoping (fingers crossed).

      There are a few creosote notes, date slices, dark plumb raisins, dark treacle, faint hint of melon, green apple skins, a little grapefruit.

      A nice nose, the fact it is a bourbon cask is much more evident after time, so let this one breathe in the glass before tasting.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Toffee notes, white fruits, cream and candied sugar sweets but also a little honey and a tiny amount of menthol but it is restrained, not the most expressive palate.
      Some spices elevate thing, a little pepper, ginger and perhaps nutmeg.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Reasonable length, remaining a little creamy, getting a little dry but no roughness, everything in harmony.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. zormik scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

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