Speyburn 11-year-old DL

Overall rating
81.25/100
votes
4
Whiskybase ID
WB149555
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Premier Barrel
Stated Age
11 years old
Number of bottles
393
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 feb 2020 10:41 am by Thomas75
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 76.94

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Whisky reviews for Speyburn 11-year-old DL

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 81.25 points.

  1. SpeyburnClanGermany did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Conclusion: it could be an advertisement for Speyburn!
    • Nose
      Fantastic perfumed bourbon nose, caramel, vanilla cake batter, freshly cut grass. Pear skin, woody, plastic.
      Quite peary, damp paper, barrel muff (sucked out), a bit fresh
      Herbs, especially a little sage. Moist forest floor, bourbon,
      unripe plum, some acidity, raspberry.
      Vanilla, ripe fruit
      Opinions differ widely.
    • Taste
      that's a flatterer, that's fine, gentle, mild, vanilla,
      the typical pepper is also there, with cake batter, slightly pleasant
      woody, beautiful vanilla on top ..... fine

      it is mild and slightly peppery in the second sip too, that is
      dangerous drinking substance ... creamy pear and cream spirit with vanilla,
      garnished with some garden herbs and a bitter start.
    • Finish
      The finish is really tart. And stays dry for a long time
      bitter back. Washed around neatly in the mouth: a lot of pepper!

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  3. JacobaEd scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Xaver did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Colour:
      White wine

      Nose:
      It starts with caramel, vanilla and cake batter. Then from the background, freshly cut grass. And a slightly chemical fragrance. Green apple and some moldy wood. Gooseberries and damp cardboard. Now smells a bit of white wine. In addition, light, fermented fruit notes.
    • Taste
      Soft, sweetish start. Pleasant pepper and again the cake batter. Vanilla and a dried herbal note. Slightly bitter pear skin. A little rancid butter and again the moldy wood. Subtly licorice and with the second sip comes more nutty bitterness.
    • Finish
      Medium length. Herb - spicy. Pepper, herbs and a sweetness to prove it.

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