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Overall rating
88.74/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB8925
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Single Malt Circle (MC)
Vintage
10.1987
Bottled
12.2008
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
20622
Number of bottles
213
Strength
62.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
08 Jun 2009 3:46 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 119.00

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28 × member ratings

22 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Lochside 1987 MC

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.74 points

  1. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    22 23 22 22 89

    Ether and strength and saltiness, great powerful whisky, no questions asked! Maybe in 2014 it was 80 points, but the additional aging in the bottle played its role and in 2021 it is the highest class !!!

  2. sagara-kun scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Tasted alongside her sister cask # 20621.
    It's a little less integrated here and a little too green.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Very powerful nose.
      We have a fairly green exoticism. Pineapple, lemon.
      Coriander seeds, white pepper, light spray.
      Green wood.
      Very light smoke, cold tobacco.
    • Taste
      88 88
      In the mouth we have caramel, a nice dose of salt.
      Lemon, lime, pineapple, guava.
      White pepper, varnish, green wood.
      Simple, powerful, and efficient.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Long finish on a light smoke, white pepper, lemon, coriander, and a little redcurrant.
      Light caramel.

  3. vlad78 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Bright, burning, sweet and fiery whisky.
    • Nose
      Sweet, with spices, jam from apple, apricot, prunes, dried apricots, and varnish.
    • Taste
      Sweet, lacey and peppery taste.
    • Finish
      The same aftertaste.

  4. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Nose: the same notes as 1991 by G & M (WB-ID 20744), malty, grassy, ​​oak, spicy, light fruit, some wax, a little less fresh, but a little sweeter.
    Mouth: strong, at 62% no miracle, then again spicy oak, and quite dry.
    Finish: harsh, some oak (is an ex-Bourbon barrel), slightly sweet, spicy and the peat smoke you have to look, barely there.

    Conclusion: Same style as the 1991 G & M, a little sweeter and a little less dry, also less peaty.

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