Rare Malts Selection

Coleburn

1979, Aged 21 Years

ABV 59.4%
REVIEWED Issue 15
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Specifications
Brand: Coleburn, Rare Malts Selection
Expression: 1979, Aged 21 Years
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 21 years old
ABV: 59.4%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Tasting notes
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Flowery, dry. Zest of lemon. Resiny. Leafy. Hint of peat.
Palate: Creamy mint toffee. Sweet, smooth, start, falling away somewhat.
Finish: Ginger. Spicy, medicinal. Warming. Soothing.
Comment: The best Coleburn I have tasted.
7.3
Taster   Jim Murray
Nose: A floral perfume of bluebells and damp moss.
Palate: An early sprinkling of clean malt quickly disintegrates into something too oaky, hot and rugged for it's own good.
Finish: Tired, one-dimensional malt and offers a degree of sweetness against the drying and bitter oak.
Comment: Despite the low mark, pretty good by Coleburn standards. The nose and finale are impressive.
7.0
Visit the distillery
Coleburn (Closed 1985) Distillery, Longmorn by Elgin, Longmorn, Highland, Scotland
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