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Overall rating
84.68/100
votes
24
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Limited Edition
Bottled
10.05.2018
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Sherry
Number of bottles
4500
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
100% Sherry Cask Matured
Bottle code
L100518
Barcode
5014218806847
Added on
30 May 2018 3:43 pm by Lucas68
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 56,20

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Whisky Reviews for Scallywag 10-year-old DL

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.68 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Mortlach, Macallan and Glenrothes as distilleries involved in this charming blend !?
    • Nose
      cooked apple, peach, honey, vanilla and sugar!
      dry wood,
      characteristic sherry note with a sweet sensation !!
    • Taste
      spices, fruits on apples and oranges cooked,
      wooded back
      it's sweet, creamy, fragrant with wood, cinnamon and caramel
    • Finish
      quite long indeed, on the same scents, but in an undifferentiated way too
      a good dram not to take the head!

  2. King_of_Grill scored this whisky 78 points Member Senior

    Blindtasting advent calendar, weak nosing, good taste & finish, about 47%, no bad, has quite a character.
    • Nose
      70 70
      Light fruits, apple juice, alcohol, rather weak than complex, no smoke
    • Taste
      80 80
      Balanced spice, soft, oily,
    • Finish
      85 85
      Medium length, slightly explosive, slight bitterness from the wooden barrel

  3. Whisky-Connaisseur did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This younger Scallywag is clearly less determined by sherry cask maturation than its 13 year old brother bottling, but demonstrates a rich aroma profile of fruity peaches, complemented with lingering vanilla sweetness and nicely balanced with warming, autumnal spices. A delicate all-day dram. Gains with a few drops of water, too.

    https://www.whisky-connaisseur.de/2018/09/17/scallywag-10yo-limited-edition/
    • Nose
      Fruity start on the nose with apricots, yellow ripe apples and juicy peaches. Sweet with vanilla and a touch of floral notes in the back. Behind that oak spice and cinnamon emerge, nicely followed by honey and a touch of mocha.
    • Taste
      Bold and intense on the palate with a warming mix of spiced oak, black pepper and cinnamon. Sweet notes of caramel, vanilla and brown sugar arrive, followed by roasted oak and creamy notes of peaches towards the finish.
    • Finish
      The finish is long, warm and creamy with lingering spices, a honeyed sweetness, subtle floral notes and a touch of dry oak on the tail.

      With water: Water brings out more fruitiness with loads of peaches and also vanilla sweetness. Still bold and spicy on the palate with black pepper and oak, accompanied by vanilla and peach. The finish is a bit shorter, slightly warming and a touch drier with oak and pepper.

  4. dRambo scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

  5. thijs100 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Not quite on par with it's 13 year old brother, but a very proper, rich blended malt nonetheless. I doubt this'll disappoint anyone.
    • Nose
      Plenty of sweetness, lots of cotton candy and brown sugar, with some roasted almonds as well. A good amount of honey too, as well as some cappuccino and pralines. Very agreeable, in spite of the hint of copper coins.
    • Taste
      A very sweet arrival, which is a further indicator of the sherry maturation. Some nice cherry syrup as well as milk chocolate, but also a fair amount of spices, like a subtle pepperiness and cloves too.
    • Finish
      Lingering spiciness, somewhat drying, and subtle honied sweetness. Medium in length.

  6. erizo scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Smell sweetly of coffee and honey.
    Taste spicy with chocolate and roasted aromas.
    Finish with sugar and cinnamon.

    A surprisingly good and pleasant whiskey, very tasty!

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