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Overall rating
85.00/100
votes
5
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
2008
Bottled
Spring 2019
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Number of bottles
276
Strength
56.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Apr 2019 11:20 am by Zinni
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 58.39

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Whisky Reviews for Deanston 2008 CA

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.00 points

  1. Dottore did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Deanston 10 yo 2008/2019 (56.6%, Cadenhead, Authentic Collection, bourbon hogshead, 276 bottles) Four stars and a half
    This might be raw. Colour: white wine. Nose: typical distillate-driven Cadenhead, this time with bags of tangerines and a saucerful of muesli (no secrets here), then rather classic chalks and lemons. It’s rather delicate, in fact, well-carved, precise… And just lovable, in fact. With water: fresh oriental bread, with a little aniseed and orange blossom water, and honeysuckle in the background. Sweet Vishnu, Deanston! Mouth (neat): a blend of fresh mirabelle and pear juices at first, then more on some IPA, with a citrusy hoppiness. Impeccable unflavoured young barley eau-de-vie from some good stills. With water: absolutely pristine, excellently fruity, with a very fresh and not-too-yeasty breadiness. Notes of flower syrup too. Mullein? Finish: medium, very clean, with more honeyness. Comments: a fantastic and authentic (no wonder it’s in this collection) young distillate-forward malt whisky, almost spiritual. Much more refined than expected.
    SGP:551 - 88 points.

  2. detachedblue scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Clean, young, pear drops, a lot of plain alcohol.
    • Taste
      Thick and jammy mouthfeel, sweet, a lot of thick barley sugar, oily, then herbs, tends to be bitter
    • Finish
      Short-medium, coffee beans

  3. Allandale scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Candy sweet and fruit
    • Nose
      Some soft hints of cinnamon sticks, salted carmel, dehydrated strawberries.
    • Taste
      Honeycomb, cashew nuts, nougat cookies.
    • Finish
      Homemade tablet, apple strudel, lemon meringue.

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