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Tormore 1988 HL

Overall rating
82.92/100
votes
15
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Hunter Laing (HL)
Bottling serie
Old Malt Cask
Vintage
11.1988
Bottled
01.2017
Stated Age
28 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
HL 13189
Number of bottles
391
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
19 Apr 2017 1:15 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 132,00

4 × in wishlist

15 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Expert Senior Northern&Isles
97
Expert Senior Nezzer
89
Administrator Vassago Clynelish
86
Member Senior Mr.Brocante
86
Connoisseur jazzpianofingers
84
Expert Junior Evelix
83
Member Senior Mark plat
83
Expert Senior Agardarayet
83
Expert Senior dramspotter
82
Expert Junior Zjoske
82
Connoisseur Hvdree
82
Connoisseur JacobaEd
82
Expert Senior RobbievdBrink
80
Expert Senior tromby
76
Expert Junior Stenface
69

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Member Senior Niedle
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Whisky Reviews for Tormore 1988 HL

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.92 points

  1. dramspotter scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    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

  2. JacobaEd scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

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

  3. Hvdree scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

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

  4. jazzpianofingers scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2017/11/06/twe-show-2017-day-1/

    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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