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Overall rating
88.92/100
votes
39
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Daily Dram (DD)
Bottling serie
Cask Selection
Vintage
1981
Bottled
2006
Stated Age
25 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
04 May 2009 2:09 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 400,00

11 × in wishlist

39 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Rosebank 1981 DD

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.92 points

  1. Cast Olila scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. Bram84 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  4. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 277 € at Whiskyauction in Jan. 2016

  5. eleiko5 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Rosebank 1981 (43%, Daily Dram 2006)

    Nose: classic Rosebank lemons. Tangerines and other citrus fruits. Juicy pears. Really fresh. Buttercups. Some tropical notes as well: passion fruit, pineapple. Buttercups. After a while, there’s a peaty note in the background. That’s not completely uncommon for old Rosebank (Rosebank 25yo OB also has some). Develops on slightly grassy, waxy and minty notes. Fruit tea. Mouth: fruity (oranges) but slightly sour at the same time. Lots of (pink) grapefruit and green tea. Apple. Hints of cloves. Finish: medium length, on lemon candy and tangerine.

    Impressive, certainly because other distilleries generally need more years to develop a similar profile. It shares similar elements with old Clynelish or some 30-40 year-old Longmorns. Not available any more.

    Score: 89/100

    http://www.whiskynotes.be/2010/rosebank/rosebank-1981-daily-dram/

     

     

  6. tebond968 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Rosebank 1981/2006, 43%, Daily Dram
    Very fruity nose: pear, white peach, apple, citrus ... Calvados. Sour sweet apples. Some floral keys. A vague spiciness. In my review I noticed a little peat, I did not have that here now. A hint of it on the taste. Besides the many fruits. Not really complex this Rosebank, without the fruit is not that much, but so very tasty. 88/100 http://onversneden.com/2011/05/21/intermezzo-fulldram-supertasting/

  7. Superted scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Vanille spirit trappers lemon
    • Taste
      peppers are sour liquorice

  8. Superted scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Vanilla, fresh, citrus
    • Taste
      Peppers,licorish

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