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Overall rating
87.00/100
votes
4
Category
Single Grain
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
XOP - Xtra Old Particular
Vintage
12.1964
Bottled
06.2016
Stated Age
51 years old
Casktype
Refill Hogshead
Casknumber
DL 11181
Number of bottles
162
Strength
45.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
12 Aug 2016 8:08 am by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 443,10

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4 × member ratings

7 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dumbarton 1964 DL

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.00 points

  1. dramspotter scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    admittedly tried while quite cold, it isn't bad but doesn't hit any great marks. However, it does suggest a great age but one gets the feeling this should've been bottled earlier
    • Nose
      dry popcorn, not too buttery sweet
    • Taste
      pretty dry but a nice popcorn note; the alcohol is a little lacking but not too watery so not a problem
    • Finish
      short->medium, it drops off quite rapidly

  2. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

    Nose: Brown sugar, fresh red berries and a dollop of thick honey.

    Palate: Rich and sweet, with vanilla at its core. Slightly spicy.

    Finish: Honey'd cereals. Subtly (and enjoyably) sugary.

  3. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Preis: Ca. 500 euros
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    A beautiful grain! - For those who are focused on stronger wood notes in the foreground
    • Nose
      Freshly beaten wood, sweet cane sugar, cereal notes (partially lightly fermented), banana mash, toffee, some mocha, rum notes, dark chocolate and spices (curry, pepper, etc.), lacquer and polish. The aromas are very concentrated and intertwined, which is no wonder at that age.
    • Taste
      Silky - soft on a full body with a hint of resin and eucalyptus notes. Slightly tingling Grain sweetness slowly gives way to the pleasantly soft woody notes, which are clear, but also supple and bring along spice. Not as complex as the nose, but very successful.
    • Finish
      The silky soft finish is long and sweet and has slightly dry and spicy wood nuances in it.

  5. Mr.Sandwich scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Official Notes from Douglas Laing:

    Aroma: powerful and pleasant in the aroma with many sweet spices, with cotton candy and honey

    Taste: maple syrup, muscovado sugar and fresh vanilla pods

    Finish: as sweet as expected - brown sugar and sweet cereal go hand in hand
    Nose: Big and dulcet - Full of subtly sweet spices, spun sugar and honey.
    Palate: Now more maple syrup in style with later muscovado sugar and vanilla.
    Finish: As sweet as anticipated - Sugary, mellifluous with serious cereal tones.

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