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Overall rating
92.13/100
votes
19
Whiskybase ID
WB99119
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Robertson of Kirkwall (RoK)
Bottling serie
Pure Malt Whisky From Orkney
Vintage
1965
Size
700 ml
Added on
02 Aug 2017 12:12 pm by Candide

Average value

€ 2298.66

2 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

8 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for The Dragon 1965 RoK

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.13 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Apple crumble with cinnamon on the nose, which makes the palate really sweet but with a pepper punch which and with some peat mixes really well together, it shows good balance with a lingering finish.
    My only wish is that is that i had a bottle of this or a large sample, but grateful to have tried this because this is right up there with the very best HP.
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      93 93

  2. checkpointrk scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  3. whiskystore scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Trying this sample from GunnarN to check if my tastebuds are alive.
    Whiffs of smoke, herbs, spices and green apples and stare fruit.

    Honey, heather, smoke, old style whisky, love it, thank you Gunnar

  4. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    Bit of smoke, herbs, green fruits, toffee, wax, some floral notes, excellent

  5. Asmodeus did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Anyone got a sample to share or sell?
    Ain't easy to find this.

  6. dram-drinker scored this whisky 93 points Photo Moderator

    A very interesting bottling, quite different, of course a bit HP-like but still different
    • Nose
      94 94
      Fresh, powerful, green fruits, leafy notes, green bananas, star fruit, then heather, honeydew, little herbal, whiffs of smoke - great!
    • Taste
      93 93
      Very punchy, oily, subtle sweetness, charcoal, little peaty, old books, more herbs, hints of yellow fruits - very good
    • Finish
      92 92
      Medium long, bonfire, zesty - little water recommended

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