Berrys' Own Selection

Port Ellen

1982

ABV 46%
REVIEWED Issue 72
Specifications
Brand: Port Ellen, Berrys' Own Selection
Expression: 1982
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 46%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Awards
Recommended
Issue 72
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Port Ellen (Closed 1983) Distillery, Port Ellen, Isle of Islay , Islay, Scotland
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Peaty! Slightlly flinty to begin with then comes smoked meats,Polish smoked sausage with a sweet touch ofhoneydew melon.
Palate: A slight pause and then a mix of sweet tropical fruits backed by creosote like smoke. Oily yet fresh with a subtle depth. Great power,even better balance.Exemplary
Finish: Hint of soot.
Comment: This is top notch stuff. One of the best Port Ellen's for some while. Snap it up.
8.7
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Smoky and briny. Burning seaweeds. Dry ashes. A sweet whiff of vanilla. Lemon sherbet. Garden mint.
Palate: Smooth with a lovely satin-like feel. Smoke and sweet maltiness combine with a minty touch. Refreshing andstraightforward.
Finish: Dry, slightly sooty. A sweet spearmint comes back.
Comment: A very pleasant Islander. Well balanced and thirst-quenching.
8.3
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