Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Jack Wiebers Whisky World (JW)
Bottling serie
Prenzlow Portfolio Collection
Number of bottles
54.4 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
04 Sep 2015 4:40 pm by mawean
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 103.90

25 × in wishlist

62 × member ratings

56 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1996 JW

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.27 points

  1. prz22 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Good clynelish.
    Meets all expectations. Nothing less, nothing more!

  2. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Very tasty sherry. 88
    Nose: delicious, green apple, raisins, vanilla
    Taste: warm, strength is not felt, tar, raisins, pastries, prunes.
    Finish: pleasant, enveloping, warm and long.

  3. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    21 22 22 22

    Sherry but pretty interesting and tasty.

  4. toklian scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    N21 P22 F22 B22

  5. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

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  6. Dirk scored this whisky 87 points Super Administrator

    Nice clynelish although I think it could do much better. Not sure it was the lack of expression in the nose or the taste that prevents me for going higher on this on.

    It had a glue / varnish smell that went away after adding water which it really needed. I think this one will improve when it's open for a longer time. One to return to in some time (I hope)

  7. p4blo scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    I was not blown away by this one, but it's certainly a good drinker anyway.
    • Nose
      Varnish at first, then some stewed apples, orange zest, grain, lemon juice and straw.
    • Taste
      More aparrent sherry influence than on the nose, toffee, iced sugar, vanilla, orange and some cloves. Round and balanced.
    • Finish
      Quite long, sweet on sugar, slightly herbal and spicy with crushed pepper.

  8. Murxus scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    The first Sherry-based Clynelish which is convincing me. The bottle has even improved after x month opening.
    A faint chemical note in the nose, which in this case is not disgusting but perfectly integrated in a sweet flowery context.

    90 pts.

  9. hettrum scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  10. Remko scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    I like this typical sweet-flowery Clynelish style.
    • Nose
      At first glue-ish, but then right away sweet oak wood, vanilla, peppery, flowery, dried peach and a little dried banana. Cookie dough, lemon-lime.
    • Taste
      Slightly peppery, dried banana, some herbs (basil, laurel).
    • Finish
      Vanilla, cookies, nutty, candy (peach, raspberry).
      Medium long, a little dry but in a good way to me.


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