Overall rating
89.40/100
votes
49
Whiskybase ID
WB81458
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Jack Wiebers Whisky World (JW)
Bottling serie
Old Train Line
Vintage
1981
Casktype
Dark Sherry Cask
Casknumber
0571
Number of bottles
160
Strength
54.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Anniversary Bottling - 20 Years JWWW
Added on
23 apr 2016 8:53 pm by BlueMagic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1618.73

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49 × member ratings

64 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glenesk 1981 JW

2 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 89.40 points.

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 79 points Photo Moderator

    The leathery taste is a strong indicator for sulphur - I don't like it - water helps but doesn't recover overall
    • Nose
      82 82
      Dried fruits, raisins, leather boots, sweaty socks, hints of rubber too
    • Taste
      80 80
      Oily, creamy, mellow, subtle sweetness, more leather boots and leather couch, less sweat, nutty, oaky
    • Finish
      76 76
      Long, burning, flat

  2. Peatpilgrim scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    Quite nice in the beginning but i dont quite like the overwhelming sulphur and rotten egg note. And ways too expensive btw
    • Nose
      Plum, chocolate, sherry, boots, oil, leather, old old old, iron, tyres, wood, machinery, chalk, spices
    • Taste
      Sulphur, eggs, rottes eggs, sherry, apples,  allspice, old, metallic, quite nice but all these rotten eggs...
    • Finish
      Quite long, sulphury and sweet with some liquorice and orangepeel

  3. Peatpilgrim scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

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

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