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    Highland Park 18 Years Old Reviews

    Highland Park 18 Years Old 70
    Based on 5 reviews.
    Rated on a scale of 50 to 99
    Distillery
    Highland Park
    Style
    Single Malt
    Release
    Unspecified
    Age
    18 Years
    Alcohol
    43% abv.
    Region
    Scotland, Highlands
    Bottled For
    Distillery

    First released in 1997, Highland Park immediately found favour with whisky writers and enthusiasts all over the world. It is a perfectly balanced single malt with a toffee sweetness and a mouthwateringly smokey finish.

    Highland Park 18 Years Old
    Review by ChadDavis

    8550/99
    Color
    Amber +2. Dark
    Nose
    Vanilla, Honey, peat smoke, dried grassy herbal notes.
    Body
    Viscous mouthfeel, a fully matured Scotchie. Very Nice.
    Palate
    Heather, hay and sweet honeycomb. Subtle but persistent peatiness. Nothing like Islay, but peat smoke none the less. Absolutely delicious.
    Finish
    Among the smoothest single malts ever. It lingers around 20 seconds with peat and heather on the tongue

    This is among the best Single malts. It is very complicated and defies a good description. I cannot poit to a single flaw in the whisky. The price is about what you would expect. However, the Highland Park 12 is so good at a third of the price. The differences are minimal, mostly in the mouthfeel and the finish. The $100 price difference makes the 12 much more appealing. For this reason. I have to mark the 18 down by 4 points. If you have the coin, go ahead a buy a bottle of the 18. It is a delight in every way.

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    Highland Park 18 Years Old
    Review by Trebor9

    9450/99
    Color
    Dark Amber colour with Gold highlights
    Nose
    Wonderful nose of heather, honey jam and a wisp of peat smoke.
    Body
    Medium full bodied and quite oily.
    Palate
    Great first taste of honey, smooth spice, low peat and mouth clinging smokiness.
    Finish
    Long warming finish of syrup, spice and peat - with a lingering but not overpowering slight peat smoke. An absolute classic Island malt.

    This is a review of the 'newer' flat bottle Highland Park 18 year old.

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    Highland Park 18 Years Old
    Review by Insinuendo

    9150/99
    Color
    Deep, dark amber
    Nose
    Dark maple syrup, walnuts, butterscotch, toffee, coffee…What a nose! Makes your mouth water.
    Body
    Full bodied.
    Palate
    This is a delectably smooth approach to malt. Rich, smooth, mellow, full and savoury, the nose follows through nicely. Hot and spicy and lengthy.
    Finish
    The finish will go on 20-30 seconds undetered.

    Seeking something scrumptious? Indulge yourself with a gorgeous bottle of this fine Scotch.

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    Highland Park 18 Years Old
    Review by ColoradoDram

    9350/99
    Color
    Medium dark amber
    Nose
    Complex, honey, tar, heather, a gentle metallic smoke
    Body
    Oily, full-bodied, quite cool on the tongue
    Palate
    Gently smoked honeycomb, subtle Cuban tobacco, flowers and leather bring up the rear, incredibly complex - like an elder blend. Adding 2 drops of water introduces toffee, licorice, and gentle pepper.
    Finish
    Unbelievably smooth, medium warm, upper-medium length - add a couple drops of water if you desire to increase warmth and length without introducing any acidity (though you do sacrifice some creamy/oily mouthfeel).

    The most balanced and flavor-rich single malt I've had (of over 70 tasted to date). I cannot find a flaw in this scotch.

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    Highland Park 18 Years Old
    Review by Eddie

    8550/99
    Color
    Dark Gold
    Nose
    Fruit and Flowers, Pineapple, Toffee, Citrus. A little Smoke and Spicey.
    Body
    Medium and a Little Syrupy.
    Palate
    Citrus, Toffee a little Smoky and a slight Burn but in a Nice Way.
    Finish
    Medium Long, a lot of Fruit and a little Dry and Spicy.

    A very nice Dram, Easy to Drink and very Relaxing, Not as Soft as the speyside single Malts but not as strong as Islay, Just GOOD..

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