Strathisla / Gordon & MacPhail

Strathisla 1965 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail) Review

Strathisla 1965 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail) The penultimate dram on this Gordon and MacPhail Rare Vintages Tweet Tasting from The Whisky Wire was this 1965 Strathisla.

Sweet, fruity, toffee'd this is a delicious dram, the finish is unusual with what i can only describe as sweet butter lemons, if you can imagine that also.

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Many thanks to Steve from The Whisky Wire and to Gordon and MacPhail for including me on this Tweet Tasting.

Tasting Notes & Details


Big sweet toffee softening fruit with a hint of polish, develops into strong sherry notes of plums, raisins and apples, then some dates and a hint of malteasers.


sweet sweet sweet at first sip, followed by a nice warm alcohol fruits and sherry, sweetness but an underlying cough medicine taste as well


dry, clean with a long lingering taste of sweet butter lemons 9if there was such a thing)

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Strathisla 1965 Rare Vintage (Gordon and MacPhail)
Age: 1965 Vintage
ABV: 43.00
Distiller: Strathisla
Bottler: Gordon & MacPhail
Type: Single Malt
From: Scotland, Speyside
Posted: 17/11/2016 by Neil

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