Cutty Sark Blended Scots Whisky

Overall rating
Berry Bros & Rudd (BR)
43.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Bottled for
Othon Ghalanos & Son Ltd.
Added on
04 Oct 2015 12:10 pm by vrontis.d@unic.ac.cy

Average value

€ 80.00

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Whisky Reviews for Cutty Sark Blended Scots Whisky

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.67 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur


    Given the rising cost of pre-80’s White Horse, the next affordable old & rare-styled high-malt content blend you could look towards is Cutty Sark. I sourced a bottle online after enjoying a sample at a Malt n Copper tasting [WLP84], where I also give some info about the history of the brand.

    N: You can easily spot the grain element. With a trace of OBE, there’s a distinct breadiness, pear & apple tart and a metallic slightly butyric/peppery burnt barley oiliness. Despite how that reads, it’s not a bad nose.
    T: Here, the grain and malt appear fairly matched/proportioned. Slightly oily and bready, sometimes chocolatey/malty [with water in mouth], into a slight burned/toasted barley sugar sweetness and a pinch or two of white pepper. Let it sit, play with small amounts of water and an easy tasty slightly chewy mouthful ensues.
    F: Candid medium-short tasty finish with just a pinch of gingery/peppery heat to compliment the [still only slightly metallic], malty-easter egg chocolate and only slightly cardboard-y barley sugars. Just needs a little softening to bring out its more favourable side.

    C: Worth a punt when you find a largely ignored bottle at the tail of an online auction. I picked this one up for £21, a price point which creates stiff competition for some similarly priced often uninspired & uninspiring contemporary entry-level supermarket single malts.

  2. hs305 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    [March, 2012]  I had this dram during a FoSM club tasting.  I bought this bottle for 26 Euro in April, 2005.  It was bottled somewhere in the seventies (75cl bottle imported from Italy with 70° proof statement)In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 82,5.  My notes state it is okay to drink (I had a lot of single malt that were weaker)...

  3. Andytka3 scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    Light turf, pleasant surprise of soft orange zest and quite malty.
    Does turn to raw spirit after a while, but the initial notes are
    actually quite good.

    P- Toasted bread, cereal, cornflakes and sweet fig. Green and grassy at the back.

    F- Short, quite smooth with rounded sweet and spicy ginger. Meant to be easy and how it should be.

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      83 83


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