Overall rating
Single Malt
Hunter Laing (HL)
Bottling serie
Old Malt Cask
Stated Age
28 years old
Sherry Butt
HL 13189
Number of bottles
50.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
19 Apr 2017 1:33 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 132.00

3 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

14 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Tormore 1988 HL

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.60 points

  1. Cubey666 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Strangely a bit Jenever/Gin like. It is somewhat dusty and wood driven on the nose, as well as some plastic, new sport shoes smell, if you catch my drift. On the mouth we have a bit of a hard spirit (after all these years?) with again some rubber plastic tones. The finish is surprisingly salty.
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      81 81

  2. dramspotter scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    steady entry, but really - 28 years to produce this?!
    • Nose
      82 82
      seems like a refill to me - yeah definite refill on the nose after this age. Even at 50% still some spikiness. Slightly artificial chemical in this - a slight inauthenticity
    • Taste
      83 83
      a pleasant spiciness as the spirit rolls in, in its typical refill sherry way. Not much to fault here. It slots very well into that refill sherry mould, but did it really need to be 28 years?
    • Finish
      81 81
      medium; fair fight between alcohol and sherry

  3. JacobaEd scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur


    N: Raisin distillate with a little copper. 
    T: This one’s a fighter armed with a copper spud gun. More raisins on the turn
    F: Bready with metal-y raisins.
    C: An academically interesting natural copper still=distillate driven malt, one i like. Does anyone else put Tormore & Fettercairn in a similar camp, stylistically speaking?Scores a C+


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