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Overall rating
85.44/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Braunstein (Bs)
Bottling serie
Embassy Collection
Vintage
03.02.1990
Stated Age
20 years old
Casknumber
1750
Number of bottles
140
Strength
56.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
DFDS Seaways 150th Anniversary
Added on
01 Sep 2016 8:57 am by TomBx
Non-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 359.00

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Whisky Reviews for Macallan 1990 Bs

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.44 points

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    [June, 2017]  Another dram from the DFDS Exclusive Collection selected by the folks of danish Braunstein distillery.

    The colour is old gold and the texture shows slow early legs and late little tears.  The nose is sugary sweet with some cooked fruits and summer floral notes, I would not call this complex.  The initial mouthfeel is hot, peppery and not coating.  The taste is two-dimensional again (like many of today's designed whiskies) on this sugary barley sweetness and vanilla-driven wooden notes.  The finish is rather long and sweet, just a little drying out at the very end (tannins).  Water turns the nose into a rather one-dimensional sweetness and flattens the taste - I like it better when neat.

    This is a typical "designed" whisky lacking depth and balance.  Not recognisable as a Macallan, could be any modern Speyside malt...
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. FernetBranco scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. Fight65 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

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