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Overall rating
88.57/100
votes
16
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Rudolf Futterer (RF)
Bottling serie
Wappen Futterer
Vintage
1988
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
28 years old
Casknumber
7319
Strength
48.4 % Vol.
Size
100 ml 500 ml
Added on
26 May 2017 12:44 pm by Key_to_Wisdom
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 89,95

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Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes 1988 RF

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.57 points

  1. EinSpatzUnterVielen scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Unhurried, round Sherrymalt with a nice mouthfeel, nice balance, yummy.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Raisins, sweet cherries, heavily thickened damson, dark honey, caramel, sweet popcorn, minimal smoke, library, cinnamon; from time to time, alcohol pickles up; becomes dark-berry over time with blackberries, a touch of mint, some bread crust, roasted hazelnuts, tobacco, some orange oil, lilac
    • Taste
      88 88
      velvety and spicy; Orange marmalade, ginger, cinnamon, plum jam, very dark chocolate, sweet licorice, roasted hazelnuts, light caramel, sweet popcorn, nutmeg, dark bread crust, minimally bad alcohol
    • Finish
      89 89
      medium-length, astringent, sweet and tart notes in the interplay; with popcorn, bread crust, nutmeg and sweet cherries, lilac, mint, roasted hazelnuts, some coffee, yummy

  2. Othorion scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A nice whisky, I like it!
    • Nose
      Rumrosines, nutmeg, spicy plum mustard, oranges, mint, blackberries, Mon-Cherie cherries, wall unit rustic, mineral-earthy, thyme honey and vanilla
    • Taste
      Powerful and creamy, ginger sweets, roasted hazelnuts, prunes, nutmeg, the spicy oak wall, orange marmalade, some dark chocolate and licorice. Tart and sweet notes in a nice interplay.
    • Finish
      Gently fading, liquorice, orange marmalade, roasted hazelnuts and bittersweet chocolate. medium

  3. pianoman scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Burnt almonds, cotton candy, vanilla, some popcorn. Freshly painted wood. Rumrosines, dates, wet earth, moss, foliage.
    • Taste
      Honey, stone oven bread, dark chocolate with chili. Baked apple, a hint of cinnamon. Earl Gray tea with brown sugar. A little alcohol. Medium.

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