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Overall rating
86.95/100
votes
22
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
2005
Bottled
11.2018
Stated Age
13 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
192
Strength
54.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
04 Dec 2018 1:54 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 98,00

11 × in wishlist

22 × member ratings

65 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Hazelburn 2005 CA

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.95 points

  1. detachedblue scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Real surprise, rather old-style dram, great!
    • Nose
      Old-style, a lot of tropical fruits, a whiff of peat, very floral
    • Taste
      Intense and peaty, a lot of spices, rich, some copper, very chocolaty
    • Finish
      Short, spices and mints

  2. Allandale scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A Cadenhead Hazelburn.
    • Nose
      Pear cider,orange and honey, motor oil.
    • Taste
      Touch of spices , fudge and coffee cake.
    • Finish
      Long lasting finish, barley water, almond flakes and wallnuts.

  3. Falnor scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A dram that gives room for a good spirit. This is about the character of Hazelburn and not about an easy infusion of taste through the cask. A nice IB that isn't all that modern.
    • Nose
      86 86
      A sweet, somewhat shy beginning on marshmellow, fresh vanilla and bourbon notes. Chalk and rocks wich gives a clean maritime feeling. After that a combination of cardboard and pine nuts.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Not so shy on the palate. Big on pepper, oil and coastal whiffs of stone and minerals. A moderate amount of fruit notes. There's definitely lemon and some grapefruit to be found. Also some coal.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Furthermore towards the spicy side. Some caramels and orange.

  4. theograph scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Decent HB from Cadenheads. Pretty mineralic and maritime, nice fruity hints and some spices.

    Find my full review here :
    https://malternatives.wordpress.com/2019/08/11/hazelburn-2005-13yo-546-ca/

  5. Mark-E scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. MikerG2k scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

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