Inchmurrin 18-year-old

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Island Collection
Stated Age
18 years old
Bourbon, Refill & Re-charred Casks
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
04 Oct 2015 3:32 pm by Erik Elixir

Average value

€ 76,54

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113 × member ratings

110 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Inchmurrin 18-year-old

25 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.19 points

  1. didi1893 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Nasally, this malt is still relatively interesting, if a bit strange ;-)
    The taste of this malt reminds me of a German whisky thanks to the dominant wet grain note. I don't want to bad-mouth this bottling, but it didn't suit my taste ...

    22/21/21/22 (86 P)

    Thanks for the experience, but the malt really wasn't as bad as you might think!
    • Nose
      Light amber shines in the glass, an indefinable fruit note arises from the Premium Snifter. Furniture polish? Fermented fruits? Sweet and oddly strange, but not bad in terms of basic character ... Cereal notes? Malt? Somehow it smells of cereal grains swollen in water ... A slight glue note is released, a hint of vanilla, hardly any fruit flavors ... Nasal I would almost guess a German whisky.
    • Taste
      The first sip flows mildly with a harsh grain note on the tongue. Tart fruit and wood aromas stick to the palate, the second sip appears pale and reserved. To be honest, I can't get anything from this malt, it lacks expression and character. Zest and orange and lemon peel, again cereals swollen in water come to my mind. There is minimal sharpness, with slightly tart wood tones it is then already in the aftertaste.
    • Finish
      Slightly tart, malty, minimally dark fruit and light citrus zest. Of course, the grain notes so often mentioned come into play again ...

  2. Defeatless scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    A good whisky made by Loch Lomond. Not a whisky which will suit everyone. If you like their style (and I do) this is a good one to drink as a daily dram.
    • Nose
      88 88
      A very full flavoured nose. Quite some unique notes. This is Loch Lomond as it should be. Raw, earthy and not for beginners.
      Behind all this there are apples and pears. Some more exotic canned fruits can be found too. And a little touch of citrus. But after a while some more bourbon notes as caramel and vanilla come in.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Full bodied. Sweet and sour arrival. Hint of sugar, some spices, quite some fruitiness again. Orchard fruits. Ripe melon. Again with some time and air it gives more bourbon matured notes.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium-long length. A tad bitter though.
      Loads of bourbon vanilla and ice cream. A little fruitiness is in the background.

  3. KonstUA scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Nose 21, taste 21, finish 20, balance 21

  4. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Very intrusive notes of solvent in the nose (it evaporates a little, but lasts far too long for my taste), which can also be felt in the mouth.
    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    20 21 20 21 82

  6. thijs100 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    An interesting malt that sure does have a certain uniqueness to it.
    • Nose
      A light maltiness with subtle orchard fruits. Think pear skins and ripe red apples, but also some white grapes. A touch of oak shavings, together with a whiff of cardboard and Demerara sugar, as well as some floral notes.
    • Taste
      Some butterscotch and honeyed apricots, but also notes of menthol and cloves, followed by grassy notes and a slight oakiness.
    • Finish
      Lingering spices and a whiff of menthol again. Medium in length.

  7. branneman scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
      Sweet, some freshly mown grass
    • Taste
      83 83
      Very fruity, exotic fruits (banana?), citrus
    • Finish
      85 85
      Long and warm with caramel and ginger

  8. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Compared to the 12er (WID: 107536) much oakier. The tropical fruits of the 12er are more discreet. Some floral notes. Cereal and oak notes (not unpleasant, but really nice).
    Somehow, that offers too little for me. Apart from the grain and oak notes, there will not be that much anymore. Since I liked the 12er better.

  9. stefsel111 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      81 81

  10. The Macallan scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    A lovely dram!
    • Nose
      Rich, floral, passionfruit
    • Taste
      Sweetish, floral (geraniums), very tasty
    • Finish
      Mild with a lovely spicy note in the back


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