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Overall rating
85.45/100
votes
376
Whiskybase ID
78565
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Bourbon Casks
Number of bottles
30000
Strength
53.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5010314302658
Added on
22 Feb 2016 3:52 pm by Thomberry
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 304.00

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376 × member ratings

1910 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Highland Park Ice Edition

73 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.45 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    I notice that there is a huge range of scores on this bottle and assume that some of the lower ones will down to sherry heads. On first nosing I thought I would not like this but it is actually a good whisky and takes water well.

    This is so much better than the much more expensive Loki.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. schengel10 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Despite the hype, the hip bottle and the "fretwork" a top malt, unfortunately at an exorbitant price;
    [Color gold;
    • Nose
      Boubon nose; sweet pineapple, honey, biscuit, malt, vanilla, little oak;
    • Taste
      intense sweet onset, strong, mouth-filling, pineapple, green tea, vanilla, spicy, creamy, buttery, complex;
    • Finish
      medium long, sweet finish; in the aftermath seasoning;

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 88 points Moderator

    A bit weak on the nose but pretty punchy on the palate, quite drinkable but does that justify that high price?

    However I like the very citrusy and lemony notes...
    • Nose
      Honey, malty, dry hay, hints of citrus fruits and vanilla
    • Taste
      Punchy, oily, creamy, hints of coffee beans, citrus fruits, cough drops, good sweetness
    • Finish
      Long and warm, little zesty

  4. ffmdino scored this whisky 57 points Expert Senior

    All in all a good whisky but not a high flyer. tolerates a few drops of water
    • Nose
      a little vanilla and caramel, earth, some smoke, the alcohol bobs something
    • Taste
      Olive and soft on the palate, oak, salt, heather, honey, nice spicy and a bit bitter at the end
      with water the smoke gets a bit stronger
    • Finish
      medium to long, the oak is there, coffee and some smoke, later gum

  5. mothers_finest scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  6. obst scored this whisky 85 points Member Junior

  7. yfalkov scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Fresh, malty, pickles, rye bourbon, vanilla, bakery, a bit stingy, later - fruits
    • Taste
      Sweet, touch of smoke, bread, spices
    • Finish
      Short, sweet, spicy

  8. thebonewolf scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Packs a bit of a punch with flavor, but doesn’t hit as strong as you’d think given the ABV (in a good way).
    • Nose
      88 88
      Malty, citrus, honey, vanilla.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Tame, sweet, malty, spice.
    • Finish
      84 84
      More intense, malt, apple/pear. Long.

  9. Derufus scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  10. Ninofdram scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

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