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Overall rating
86.74/100
votes
26
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Meadowside Blending (MBl)
Bottling serie
The Maltman
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Butt
Strength
54.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
25 Mar 2020 9:47 pm by DramTimeNL
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 71,14

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26 × member ratings

65 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Blended Scotch Whisky 2008 MBl

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.74 points

  1. SwiftyMcVeigh scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Very good barrel selection. A great sherry whiskey that looks older than 12 years.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Beautiful sherry nose: raisins, dried fruit, honey, vanilla, nuts, banana, gingerbread, brown sugar, coconut oil. No alcohol stinging, no bad notes.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Creamy. Banana and cake batter, raisins, nuts, cinnamon, ginger, coconut. The 54.1% are very well integrated, water is not necessary.

      With water: ginger and cinnamon in the foreground, sharper overall.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Medium to long, mouth warming, full chocolate with nuts, cinnamon. Finally, the oak wort remains.

  2. JoshNRW scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    Blind-Tasting
    • Nose
      88 88
      Blind tasting:
      Smells strong and very slightly sprittig, rather fruity and a lot of sweetness at the back. The sprittige is completely gone after 15 minutes, then something exotic and difficult to grasp comes. I like the nose, but I also lack some depth and complexity. Slightly fermented and I still have bananas.
    • Taste
      87 87
      It comes with a punch and then quickly takes off. I guess 8-11 years, about 50%, he tastes, but doesn't grab me here either. Mineral, fruity and good overall.
      Tap here on the Maltman 12 blended from today's sample purchase.
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. rampah scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. Erwin 1971Y scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      pleasantly fruity nose, cocoa, liqueur, hazelnut
    • Taste
      88 88
      Sherry, fruit, brown rum, vanilla cake, little bitter.
      Reminds me strongly of influences from Glendronach.
    • Finish
      87 87
      fine medium-long finish where all flavors come along.

  5. Dre73 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Nice and fruity whisky, some pleasant clear sherrycask influences, raisins, fed fruits, honey.
    Remarkably gentle and smooth for its pretty high Abv, it doesn't 'feel' like 54%.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

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