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Speyburn 18-year-old

Overall rating
85.29/100
votes
47
Whiskybase ID
WB122923
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Anniversary Edition
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Spanish and American Oak Casks
Number of bottles
9000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010509881470
Bottled for
Celebrating 18 years service Bobby Anderson
Added on
16 Dec 2018 2:18 pm by Conmai
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 86.73

14 × in wishlist

47 × member ratings

106 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Speyburn 18-year-old

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.29 points

  1. rolabob scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  2. hlz30 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    A decent whisky of good value.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Sherried but not overwhelming. Honey, fully ripen plum and apricots, peach kernel, caramel, milk chocolate, sour rasin, as well as the typical notes of oxidised sherry. Setting for a while allows the citrus and pear notes to appear. Wood scents in an emptied glass. Quite rich for its nosing.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Medium to full body, oily rich. Powerful alcohol not very well integrated.
      Starts surprisingly with the sweet rasin and grapes bursting on palate. That is followed by lemony sourness. The bitterness from cocoa and tannic is rather evident and clearly presented.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Med to long. Drying. Honey, vanilla and oak bitterness

  3. ishi scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Calm, you need to exert, hematogen, dry herbs and sweet spices. Sweet, very concentrated, sweet-salty, wow on the palate.

  4. Mapl scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  5. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    it's really great and I like it
    has a good PLV
    A few drops of water are OK
    • Nose
      Sherry, raisins, raspberry, black currant, light sulfur, light cola, flowery (flower meadow), light Kramell, sweet candies
      with water: a little lemon, more raisins
    • Taste
      soft and silky on the palate
      old oak gets more, rosies get stronger, dark caramel, sherry, polish, lots of red berries, slightly sweet, slightly spicy increases, later slightly cardboard
      with water: light pencil
    • Finish
      long
      Sherry, raisins, old wood, light polish
      with water: bitter, nutty, leather, library

  6. StephanB scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    dry taste, spicy, wood; certainly not attractive for everyone; corresponds to the spicy and dry profile of the SMWS.
    The Speyburn 18 takes time to open.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  7. claymore84 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on 05-22-2020 at a blind tasting with Whisky Jason.
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  8. Tim-R scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Great for every moment
    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

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