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Overall rating
86.43/100
votes
10
Whiskybase ID
WB74941
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Hot air balloon over Blackpool
Vintage
28.01.1998
Bottled
2015
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
46.37
Number of bottles
259
Strength
54.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
29 Nov 2015 7:06 pm by alex_p
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 103.00

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Whisky Reviews for Glenlossie 1998 SMWS 46.37

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.43 points

  1. Mannix65 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A nice fruity summer on the terrace
    • Nose
      ripe pears, white mountain peaches, apricots, white grapes, vanilla, straw in the summer heat - with a little water you smell a freshly baked juicy apple pie
    • Taste
      Ripe red apples, honey, toasted bread, peaches, oak and nuances of mint - with water appears more oak and a slight bitterness
    • Finish
      Fruity, dry, slightly bitter notes, rather short to medium long

  2. Mannix65 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  3. MaltMonkeyPetro scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  4. Banzai scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  5. John Barleycorn did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS Tasting Notes

    Colour: Gold tiara

    The nose was mainly sweet and fruity – sweetness as in Blackpool Rock, candy floss, pineapple cubes and Irn Bru; fruity in the form of nectarines, apricots, maraschino cherries, Appletiser and peach and blackcurrant crumble; we also found new shoes, ladies perfume and warm hayfields. The palate was rather delicate – plentiful sweetness (chocolate, runny honey, Flumps, Refreshers, cherry Tunes, crème brûlée crust) and wafts of mint leaf. The cask influence held it down like guy-ropes restraining a balloon – balsa wood, waxed wooden furniture, oak shavings, aniseed and coconut. A delicate, refreshing dram, with just enough wood ballast to stop it flying away.

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