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Hazelburn 2007 CA

Overall rating
88.87/100
votes
64
Whiskybase ID
WB137272
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Warehouse Tasting
Vintage
15.06.2007
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Fresh Sherry Hogshead
Strength
58.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
18 Aug 2019 11:18 am by Johnnie Stumbler
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

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Whisky Reviews for Hazelburn 2007 CA

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.87 points

  1. jay83 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Absolutely fantastic handcrafted product. Better than all the over-hyped Diageo bottlings you are offered for ridiculous money. Another example: Macallan charges 250 £ for their current 18 yo 2019 batch version. This brilliantly Sherry-matured Hazelburn beats that Macallan and so many other Sherry Whiskies easily... It is absolutely fair priced. They know, why it is limited to 2 bottles per person.... An evidence that you can still get fantastic Whiskies comparable with the good old days for a reasonable price! Chapeau!!!!!

  2. whiskyinstitut scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    An absolute grenade. It's like refilling the green thistle. Reminds me at least extremely of it.
    • Nose
      93 93
      Deep coffee notes at the beginning, dry wood, old wall units, cold cocoa, including maritime freshness, then raisins, no smoke but slight ash notes, a little musty and damp wood, with water it gets fresher and a little grassy green, plus citrus fruits
    • Taste
      92 92
      Red fruits, firm start, immediately dry, creamy without end, spicy like dry wood and as if you were licking the said wall unit, raisins and plum jam, with water less dryness and more chocolate
    • Finish
      93 93
      Heat and spice dominate at first, the dry wood follows with the raisins and plums, in the end the coffee and cocoa notes are the main thing

  3. steinrich scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  4. Patrick93 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

  5. Johnnie Stumbler scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Oily, flinty, sherry-driven Hazelburn. Everything you’d expect from good spirit in a good cask. Stick it in a blind tasting and some would swear it has peat.

  6. Fat Bastard! scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  7. Dramming Dutchman scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    I had this one in the warehouse tasting in 2019 and a friend bought the bottle so very nice to have it again. For an only 12 years old this is a high roller for me, lots of taste, easy and the high alcohol is hardly noticable. I realy like this dram.
    • Nose
      90 90
      With a drop of water it opened up more, very nice leathery nose
    • Taste
      90 90
      A mouth full of flavour, easy going, not sharp. The high alcohol is well integrated.
    • Finish
      91 91
      Very nice, easy and long.

  8. lincolnimp scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Np notes but it is a decent whisky, much better with a little water in it, plenty of flavour on this one.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  9. rpvdwel scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  10. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

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