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Overall rating
85.71/100
votes
57
Whiskybase ID
WB99753
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Vintage
1991
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
624
Strength
51.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
18 Aug 2017 8:09 am by maltaholic
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 143.53

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57 × member ratings

44 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Speyside Distillery 1991 CA

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.71 points

  1. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Tasted as part of the Blind Tasting Competition 2017. Reminded me of Tullibardine and even a bit of Littlemill.
    • Nose
      Straw, apple, dough, cardboard, vanilla and blood orange. Then white chocolate with a bit of coconut.
    • Taste
      Hay, apple, sweet lime, cardboard, blood orange and pepper.
    • Finish
      Hay, apple, vanilla and grapefruit.

  2. Cubey666 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    nose is clearly it's best feature and quite dynamic, the taste and finish are a bit dull.
    • Nose
      88 88
      lemon cake, vanilla, menthol, beef jerky, hint of glue.
    • Taste
      85 85
      soft, caramel, apple, pepper,
    • Finish
      84 84
      somewhat of honey, sweet, peppery with a bit of alcohol

  3. Expraesi scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. Sporx scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Aroma caramel, vanilla, wood spice, floury apple

    Creamy taste, a little sharpness, spicy oak, fruity

    Medium long finish, spicy

  5. PunxsutawneyPhil scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    BTC 2017 Sample #16

  6. toklian scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    N21 P22 F22 B22

  7. stefsel111 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. rpvdwel scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. Hvdree scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  10. Falnor scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A start that brought high standards and a review going towards the 89. But the palate and finish was nothing like that and was an anticlimax. 85 
    • Nose
      Nice surprising nose! Quite the cameleon. It changes direction and very layered. 
      Nice sweetness from caramel. Fresh fruity with canary melons and nectarines. Then a meaty side with bacon or ham. Totally fun and highly enjoyable. Thick and sweet honey. White chocolate with coconut rasp. 
    • Taste
      And then the palate. After an adventurous nose I expected something from the palate. Sadly itś very easy going, very normal even a bit dull. So vanilla, creamy, buttery and round. Applejuice and other jammy fruit. A bit of spices like peper and ginger. 
    • Finish
      Vanilla, wood and apple. Also the same easy going nothing special what was lost from the great nose.

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