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Overall rating
90.31/100
votes
34
Whiskybase ID
WB78104
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & Company (G&C)
Bottling serie
The Pearls of Scotland
Vintage
10.1988
Bottled
12.2015
Calculated age
27 years old
Casknumber
130
Number of bottles
195
Strength
54.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Feb 2016 5:38 pm by dramark
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 450.00

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34 × member ratings

78 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Littlemill 1988 G&C

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.31 points

  1. Vexer scored this whisky 92 points Member Senior

    Tropical fruit basket (papayas and Minute Maid fruit punch) mixed with barley and a bit of jasmin tea. None of the wet cardboard notes found in later Littlemills... just SUPERB.
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. theroachman did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Serge Valentin from whiskyfun.com wrote on 20 june 2016:

    Littlemill 1998/2015 (54.2%, The Pearls of Scotland, cask #130, 195 bottles) Colour: gold. Nose: typically tropical, with papayas and mangos everywhere, then pink grapefruits, with a layer of vanilla and acacia honey. That’s all folks, and that’s a lot. Extremely idiosyncratic. With water: it’s the barley that would rather come to the front of the stage, which is normal. This is malt whisky, after all. Also maize bread and popcorn? Mouth (neat): it is fruit syrup! Bananas, mangos, passion fruits, honey, agave syrup… Some kind of multi-vitamin fruit juice, I’m sure this is excellent for our health. With water: perfect, a little grass and green tea, just to put it straighter. Finish: medium, fruitier than fruits. A wee rooty touch in the aftertaste. Comments: so, did anyone finally find out about the way they were doing this at Littlemill? Excellent, perhaps just a notch over-fruity (what? Can that be?) SGP:741 - 89 points.

  3. Cubey666 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Tasted it at the first Whiskybase Gathering in Rotterdam (26 November 2016), during a small Littlemill Masterclass organised there.

    Nose: Earthy and spicy. Some old ripe yellow fruits. Sweet mushroom, notes of tea. No wet cardboard as is often seen with Littlemill

    Taste: quite some hints of farmland and earth. boiled vegatables and yellow fruits.

    Finish: moderately long
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. manni5 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

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