Clynelish 14 Years

The 14-year-old Clynelish was the first original bottling of the distillery under the "Hidden Malt" working title. Contemporary bottlings of Clynelish are just as intense but less smoky.

The 14-year-old Clynelish was the first original bottling of the distillery under the "Hidden Malt" working title. Contemporary bottlings of Clynelish are just as intense but less smoky.

Details about this bottle Edit
50
Clynelish
Scotland, Highlands
Single Malt Whisky
14 Years
46%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
Average tasting notes Tasting notes
Calculated from 221 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Sweet:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Herbs:
Herbs:
Maritime Notes:
Maritime Notes:
Seaweed:
Seaweed:
Fruit:
Floral:
Floral:
Honey:
Honey:
Heather:
Heather:
Zitrus:
Zitrus:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Malt:
Spices:
Malt:
Peat Smoke:
Spices:
Peat Smoke:
Caramel:
Caramel:
Oak:
Oak:
Lemon:
Lemon:
Pear:
Pear:
Apple:
Apple:
Salt:
Green Apple:
Green Apple:
Salt:
Nuts:
Banana:
Banana:
Sherry:
Mint:
Mint:
Sherry:
Alcohol:
Alcohol:
Orange:
Orange:
Barley:
Barley:
Cake:
Pineapple:
Lime:
Pineapple:
Peach:
Peach:
Cake:
Berries:
Berries:
Lime:
Cherry:
Ginger:
Cinnamon:
Iodine:
Lemon Peel:
Grass:
Oil:
Hay:
Pepper:
Almonds:
Lemon Peel:
Hay:
Ginger:
Iodine:
Cherry:
Nuts:
Pepper:
Grass:
Cinnamon:
Almonds:
Oil:
Clove:
Herb:
Kiwi:
Tropical Fruit:
Chocolate:
Chili:
Grapefruit:
Hazelnut:
Kiwi:
Chili:
Herb:
Hazelnut:
Grapefruit:
Tobacco:
Chocolate:
Walnut:
Raisin:
Grape:
Plum:
Tropical Fruit:
Walnut:
Tobacco:
Raisin:
Plum:
Grape:
Clove:
Tasting
Sweet:
Sweet:
Maritime Notes:
Maritime Notes:
Seaweed:
Seaweed:
Fruit:
Malt:
Spices:
Fruit:
Malt:
Oak:
Oak:
Spices:
Salt:
Salt:
Honey:
Herbs:
Honey:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Zitrus:
Nuts:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Oil:
Oil:
Floral:
Floral:
Peat Smoke:
Pepper:
Pepper:
Caramel:
Heather:
Heather:
Caramel:
Peat Smoke:
Sherry:
Orange:
Orange:
Peach:
Peach:
Sherry:
Chili:
Herb:
Herb:
Chili:
Pear:
Ginger:
Pear:
Ginger:
Apple:
Lemon:
Lemon:
Apple:
Banana:
Banana:
Nuts:
Wheat:
Alcohol:
Alcohol:
Wheat:
Dried Fruit:
Hay:
Clove:
Mint:
Hay:
Clove:
Barley:
Dark Chocolate:
Barley:
Dark Chocolate:
Mint:
Dried Fruit:
Kiwi:
Rye:
Kiwi:
Lemon Peel:
Berries:
Tropical Fruit:
Cake:
Raisin:
Green Apple:
Grape:
Berries:
Lemon Peel:
Leather:
Iodine:
Tropical Fruit:
Leather:
Raisin:
Iodine:
Cake:
Melon:
Anis:
Bonfire Smoke:
Ham:
Grape:
Melon:
Ham:
Bonfire Smoke:
Green Apple:
Rye:
Finish
Spices:
Oak:
Oak:
Spices:
Maritime Notes:
Maritime Notes:
Sweet:
Sweet:
Malt:
Malt:
Seaweed:
Seaweed:
Salt:
Salt:
Fruit:
Herb:
Herb:
Fruit:
Zitrus:
Zitrus:
Peat Smoke:
Herbs:
Herbs:
Honey:
Honey:
Pepper:
Peat Smoke:
Pepper:
Sherry:
Sherry:
Chili:
Chili:
Heather:
Heather:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Nuts:
Lemon:
Oil:
Lemon:
Oil:
Alcohol:
Alcohol:
Floral:
Chocolate:
Floral:
Chocolate:
Peach:
Dark Chocolate:
Ginger:
Lemon Peel:
Orange:
Caramel:
Leather:
Ginger:
Peach:
Lemon Peel:
Leather:
Dark Chocolate:
Orange:
Caramel:
Banana:
Grape:
Hay:
Coffee:
Iodine:
Apple:
Pineapple:
Coconut:
Nutmeg:
Apple:
Grape:
Banana:
Coffee:
Nuts:
Pineapple:
Hay:
Strawberry:
Iodine:
Coconut:
Nutmeg:
Strawberry:

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Nosing:
Light candle wax, with some sugar. A faint floral fragrance. Scented candle wax comes up with water. Dried flowers on a beach. Later, brown sugar.
Taste:
Pleasant creamy mouthfeel; maritime generally.
Finish:
Some salt, dryish yet an attractive, even slightly bitter finish.
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