Deanston 1997 Arc

Overall rating
86.88/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB136965
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Archives (Arc)
Bottling serie
Butterflies from the USA
Vintage
10.12.1997
Bottled
05.08.2019
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
1961
Number of bottles
270
Strength
52.7 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Market
United States United States
Added on
14 aug 2019 3:02 pm by Bachess
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 177.49

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Whisky reviews for Deanston 1997 Arc

8 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.88 points.

  1. peatbogger scored this whisky 87 points Specialist

    Quick review from one small dram.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Apples, red fruits and berries with a light sourness.
      Noticeable alc.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Very nice arrival.
      Candy sweet.
      Red currant and raspberries.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Sweet and spicy in a long slow fading finish.

  2. This_Is_BearDog scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    This is a weird one, with all the cannabis notes. Sometimes I get that note and it is just my tongue settling in with the oak. But nope, this doesn’t go away. It is like drinking an “edible” at times. Quite a wild whisky, because the oak and honey and blueberries and malt are all standard issue delicious. I really like this, though. Really nice.
    • Nose
      Malty vanilla. Oatmeal with blueberries. Really nice blueberries, really. Surprisingly rich and vibrant. I want to list more berries, but really it is all blueberries. Lemon. Pie crust.
    • Taste
      Honey, oat, malt, and vanilla. A little dankness and oak. Blueberry cannabis edibles. Some raspberries actually too. Really juicy, actually. The honey is practically being dripped onto my tongue. Thick mouthfeel, a nice texture to it.
    • Finish
      Oak, hot honey (with chili peppers, not warm), oak, cannabis, oak, a little honey and vanilla, and cannabis. Long finish. Very dry.

  3. MaltMartyr scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Nice nose, taste, but above average. Spicy, but balanced single malt.
    • Nose
      86 86
      honey, smoke honeydew,
    • Taste
      84 84
      honey, ethanol, oak,
    • Finish
      84 84
      black pepper, honey, oak,

  4. Rien scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. Ganga scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    The nose has a sharp citric element to it - tangerines. Malt is present too. The taste is pretty hot but light. Oily mouth feel and just a touch of sweetness on the finish.

  6. joep scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  7. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

  8. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

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