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Clynelish 1995 MoS

Overall rating
89.96/100
votes
48
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Malts of Scotland (MoS)
Bottling serie
The warehouse dram No. 12
Vintage
1995
Bottled
2015
Casktype
Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
MoS 15071
Number of bottles
154
Strength
52.9 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
10 Oct 2015 5:16 pm by cadillac
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 239,00

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Whisky Reviews for Clynelish 1995 MoS

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.96 points

  1. Gloin scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    The smell is beguiling, very sherry-heavy. I do not want to stop smelling. But is this still whisky or is it already sherry? Whatever it is, it smells fantastic. The sherry is also dominant in the mouth, sweet and seductive. In the finish then takes a little oak. It is the pure pleasure to drink such a thing, but that is almost no more whisky and certainly no Clynelish. In this whisky, the distillery is interchangeable. I forgive him for that, as wickedly delicious as he is.
    • Nose
      Lots of sherry, raisins, plums, some blackcurrant, cinnamon, amarena cherry, getting sweeter, PX sherry, only a little oak
    • Taste
      Creamy body, the start starts slowly, but then increases enormously, after a short hot sharpness has subsided, the whisky is like sweet syrup on the tongue, slightly astringent, again the Amarena cherry, chocolate, some brittle, cocoa powder
    • Finish
      Lots of dark chocolate, a hint of dark oak, sweetened espresso, a hint of juniper, long

  2. Andy-13 did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    06.07.2018 Whisky-Stammtisch tasted in Bodenheim

  3. Dude1971 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  5. squaadgras scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  6. LordBellamy scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Nose: great Sherrynase, Oloroso, raisins, nice spice, rum, toffee, coffee, some balsamic and liquorice Taste: dark sweetness, sherry, strong, dry oak Finish: long, sherry, rum and raisins, very spicy, dry and slightly waxy Water: does not necessarily have to be, the liquorice notes become stronger Conclusion: there is not much left of Clynelish, maybe the slight waxy notes in the finish, but the Oloro barrel was damn good, albeit almost on the edge, almost too much sherry / "oversherried". 88 points

  7. Bishlouk scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A whisky very marked by Sherry; but that, his color let him already presage. And precisely, this Sherry covers the typical markers of Clynelish. It's a great "Sherry" whisky, but it's impossible to smell that it's a Clynelish. So just enjoy this superb perfectly balanced whisky, and have fun without taking the head.
    • Nose
      A tobacco joke is what comes to mind at the first nose. Then come a myriad of scents: brown sugar, roasted caramel, black plum, blackcurrant, gingerbread. And a very slight woody smoke.
    • Taste
      Brown sugar appropriates the mouth. Red and black fruits, tobacco, a plethora of sweet and exotic spices, and even hazelnut shell accompany it. Overall very sweet and sweet, a real treat of Christmas.
    • Finish
      Pretty short. An explosion of Christmas spices. The dusty hazelnut shell, and a hint of dark chocolate on the end. And always tobacco, dry this time, present from beginning to end.

  8. pEpp0 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      90 90

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