Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Stated Age
18 years old
Bourbon Hogsheads
Number of bottles
56.9 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
18 Apr 2016 7:54 pm by DDiep
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 96.58

8 × in wishlist

31 × member ratings

46 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Strathisla 1997 CA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.21 points

  1. Gere scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    A Strathisla I would like to have more of.
    • Nose
      First, citrus fruits rise in the nose followed by wet grass. It is accompanied by sweet notes of apples and light vanilla
    • Taste
      He starts with a very gentle honey kiss and slowly gets stronger. In addition, nice sweet fruit notes
    • Finish
      Good are again the citrus fruits to feel and also a residual sweet but then slowly turns into mild tartness. ev. The wet grass. The finish is long and tasty.

  2. ctu scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    An intresting one from Strathisla...
    • Nose
      Flowers, honey, fennel, caramel, cherry, apple, mint
    • Taste
      Bitter starts, flowers, lacquered wood, mango, pineapple, apple and gingerbread
    • Finish
      Long, syrupy sweet, bitter oak, pepper

  3. Shane_IL scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    I went into this expecting the typical overhyped blend core malt but was actually surprised by this one. It wasn’t super complex or too much my style, but it had some very interesting little nuances and a really big, juicy mouthfeel.

    Reviewed in my blog: https://iwriteaboutstuffilike.com/2016/09/12/strathisla-1997-cadenheads/
    • Nose
      Honey. Porridge. Yellow cherries. Flowers. Wet grass. Mild hint of fennel. Spearmint. Toffee.
    • Taste
       Bitter floral notes. Honey. Mango. Pineapple. Varnished wood.
    • Finish
      Long. Boiled sweets. Toffee. Pineapple. Lingering grassy bitterness.

  4. Titi94 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by vanZuylen.nl:

    Color: gold.

    Nose: First aromas of red fruit, herbs and some mint, followed by cherries, chocolate brownies and miso soup. Finally, the sweet red fruit returns.

    Taste: Delicious syrupy beginning, followed by notes of gingerbread, butter and cooking apples.

    Finish: Long and soft sweet with hints of sweet oak, brown sugar and hints of spice and pepper.


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