Island Blended Malt Scotch Whisky MDB

Overall rating
82.07/100
votes
73
Whiskybase ID
WB110593
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Mossburn - Distillers & Blenders (MDB)
Bottling serie
The Mossburn Cask Bill No 1
Bottled
2018
Casktype
ex-Bourbon Barrels
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060033847114
Added on
14 apr 2018 10:11 am by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 39.85

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Whisky reviews for Island Blended Malt Scotch Whisky MDB

11 users have left 11 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 82.07 points.

  1. Svjatogor scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    n: sweet, light & balanced, smoky, rosemary, fresh fruit, herbal, malt, thyme, citrus, hint of peat
    t: smoke, fruit, citrus
    a: pleasant, light peat, smoke, dry herbs, thyme, citrus, sweet, marinetime

  2. Romansen scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

  3. man2392 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Nose: lemon zest, jasmine
    Palate: creamy, vanilla ice cream
    Finish: peach, melon and meringue

    With water
    Nose: more briny, lime zest
    Palate: shortcrust pastry
    Finish: orange water

    Tasted as part of distillery tour at Torabhaig distillery.

  4. MaroFF scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Medium-quality liquor. It is not outstanding in terms of aroma and taste, but it cannot be said that it is expressionless. Its price reflects the level of this whiskey. I won't buy it, but I'm glad that I could check and taste this dram.
    • Nose
      82 82
      sweet, delicate peat, smoke, apples, oak
    • Taste
      83 83
      half sweet, peat, burnt crust, earthy, ginger, smoked plum, raisins
    • Finish
      82 82
      short, apple-pear, peppery, bitter-watery ending.

  5. KonstUA scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Nose 21, taste 21, finish 20, balance 21

  6. olegborgol scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Peat, smoke, citrus, vanilla. 21-21-20-21

  7. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    20 20 20 20 80

    simple and tasty, good to drink.

  8. LiquidThoughts scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Oh, I like it a bit better than its Speyside brother, as always with such boys, the peat may be hidden. a few problem areas better, but nicely not as cluttered as with some other NAS peaters, really good for the money nowadays.
    • Nose
      Surprisingly aromatic and balanced, nice sweet peat directly, integrated with fine herbs, e.g. thyme, fennel, rosemary, a little vanilla and Earl Gray, young oak and possibly. a hint of dried apple chips
    • Taste
      Green apple surprising, then nice, warm peat, but not too overloading, rosemary, oregano, thyme, a few more green tones, green paprika, tree resin, earl gray, you can tell the young age with a little acidity and young oak, lemon peel , sweet cereal
    • Finish
      Oak, Earl Gray, fine peat, tick grain, chamomile, medium length

  9. wisekyofcourse scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    nose:
    sweet peat, velvety, fresh smoke, fruity of fresh citrus fruits,
    a little vanilla and fruit on the juicy apples, quite sweet.
    mouth:
    it continues on peat, slightly cooked citrus, vanilla in syrup, salty return, pleasant giving more scents.
    a little wood and the cold smoke that returns, the spices are indented.
    final:
    flat, on the same liquefied scents, short finish requiring a refill.

  10. Achany scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    interesting, lightly peated, some salty tones, sweet, malty, not too many spices in there, just a fine combination of sweet peat. finish is all right, rather short.
    Not too bad, looking Forward to seeing and tasting more of this stuff.
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  11. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Colour: white wine.
    Nose: peated smoke, salt, white fruits, oak, light fruits rottenness, vanilla, croissant, spices and red apples.
    Mouth: peated smoke, dust, white fruits, vanilla, oak, earth and salt.
    Finish: middle with notes of peated smoke, spices, salt, white fruits, oak and wood coal.
    Island is a good balanced, smooth and peaty whisky.

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