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Hazelburn 2001

Overall rating
89.69/100
votes
50
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Private Bottling
Vintage
04.05.2001
Bottled
24.09.2018
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
36
Number of bottles
276
Strength
49.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Private cask owner
Added on
26 Nov 2018 9:18 am by NickWalker1955
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 199.00

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Whisky Reviews for Hazelburn 2001

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.69 points

  1. schero scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    A Hammer-Dram, which unfortunately could not quite convince the crowd in the tasting. But now I finally understand why: This whisky is suitable for the sofa and not for a hectic tasting. With time and peace, he unfolds a grandiose complexity, which I have not yet experienced from Hazelburn.
    • Nose
      95 95
      Complex mineral notes, citrus notes, coastal aroma, oak spiciness, dry wood, sparkling lemon juice, everything very interwoven and barely separable, one stands in the middle of the warehouse
    • Taste
      90 90
      Mild and citrusy start, creaminess and mineral punch fight on the tongue, the oak wort is there without being dry
    • Finish
      91 91
      Spicy, full-bodied, maritime and mineral, completely blended and harmonious

  2. etwa77 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    if Springbank would take over Ben Nevis.. or is it the other way around..?
    or better yet.. if Springbank would marry Ben Nevis.

    ..in my (very humble and appreciative) opinion, the owner
    made Scotch history with this spirit.
    • Nose
      93 93
      heavy oils, minerals and just an outstanding blend of fruits.. leather and polish.. freshly roasted almonds and coffee in the background.. where the wild herbs grow.
    • Taste
      92 92
      bitter sweet and yummy.. apples in a slightly burned in the oven apple pie.. more fruits and just a hint of smoke. the oak is clearly there, but just so well enveloped in oils and tannins.. in the end, the sweet wins the day. also, oranges.
    • Finish
      90 90
      long.. tart..bitter limes.. almost fizzy.. slightly saline with a hint of wet wood

  3. dramark scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A great complex whisky, compliments to the barrel owner, everything was done right!
    • Nose
      88 88
      beautiful fruit basket like mango, pineapple, mandrine, freshly cut wood, leather, some mobile polish, nuts, pepper, hay,
    • Taste
      90 90
      wow great, pleasantly oily, nutty, dark honey, the fruits are back, spices, fine woody notes,
    • Finish
      90 90
      nice and warm, spicy,

  4. Harune Noor scored this whisky 100 points Newbie

    This is possibly one of the finest whiskies I have had the pleasure of drinking, leaves a subtle warmth in the palette and is a smooth drink. I would highly recommend to anyone who enjoys a good whisky.
    • Taste
      Exquisite
    • Finish
      Smooth

  5. WSP scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    subtle, fine sherry ripening - the distillate is preserved very well!
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  6. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. Banzai scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. Rien scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  9. stefsel111 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  10. Sjaak92 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

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