Overall rating
Single Malt
Meadowside Blending (MBl)
Bottling serie
The Maltman
Stated Age
12 years old
Sherry Hogshead
Number of bottles
54.8 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
10 Nov 2018 12:38 pm by Fat Bastard!
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 87,95

9 × in wishlist

25 × member ratings

79 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Secret Orkney Distillery 2005 MBl

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.61 points

  1. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Wow, the secret is definitely the Fassreifung for me here. I would never have tapped blindly on a sherry keg. But now it comes. That's why I like it very much. Actually, I'm not a big fan of the Orkney Islands in terms of whisky, but here I am completely convinced.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Wow, where is the banana coming from? Starts totally bananig, but then it flies over time, but always comes back from new after a short olfactory break, comes over very creamy, vanilla, also sweet, in my nose the classic ex-bourbon barrel, also slightly sour direction Kiwi, floral, a hint of muff, some oak,
    • Taste
      90 90
      full-bodied, sweet, yellow fruit, very sweet, also banana, creamy, a lot of vanilla, passion fruit, where has a sherry barrel been in the game ?, some oak, tobacco, roasted aromas, very yummy, alcohol content not noticeable, except as a flavor carrier
    • Finish
      89 89
      Apple, still very present, vanilla, creamy, sweet, and still this tropical in the taste, pleasant and long finish.

  2. King_of_Grill scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    Blindtasting Advent Calendar - Wow really strong Fruity Caskstrength. The alcohol top, integrated ,. Had estimated at 15-18 years and 45-48%. Tip!
    • Nose
      85 85
      Odor Bomb! Dominant sherry, dark fruits, tingling, a very slight medical note in the background
    • Taste
      90 90
      Strong, sweet, oily, sherry
    • Finish
      85 85
      Long, balanced explosive, astonishingly long, light bitterness from the barrel

  3. Ptrck.24.7 scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88


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