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Clynelish 10yo 1996/2007

(59.6%, The Single Malts of Scotland, Sherry butt, C#2428, 666 Bts.)
Average Score: 83
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
BottlerThe Single Malts of Scotland
Brand NameClynelish
Year Distilled1996
Year Bottled2007
Alcohol By Volume59.6%
Other DetailsSherry butt
Cask Number#2428
Average Score83

Maniac Ratings
Johannes van den Heuvel77
Michel van Meersbergen85
Robert Karlsson82
Ho-cheng Yao89

Tasting Notes
Johannes van den HeuvelNose: Sweet & sour; fresh and expressive. First fruits, then farmy notes emerge. Weird development. I liked it for the first minute but then it took a turn for the worse... Somber vegetal notes take over. Taste: Heavy. Sweet coffee - almost mocca. Better than average but all-in-all a little bit one-sided. I scored it 77 points - but then again I?m not a big fan of the modern lightly peated Clynelishes.