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Overall rating
88.40/100
votes
59
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Meadowside Blending (MBl)
Bottling serie
The Maltman - Single Cask
Vintage
09.2009
Bottled
03.2020
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
PX Sherry Butt Finish
Casknumber
16902
Number of bottles
678
Strength
55.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Jun 2020 12:30 am by DerSchreckliche
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 160.90

33 × in wishlist

59 × member ratings

199 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Deanston 2009 MBl

13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.40 points

  1. Macallan1968 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Good PX Sherry Whisky from Deanston! Full fruit, rich PX sherry and the alcohol is well integrated! The barrel was a good choice from The Maltman.
    Of course, price-performance also plays a role in the rating - let's put it this way, if the bottle had a different name, we would be at a completely different price :-) Liked, tasted and just right for in between.

  2. Signatory scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  3. Najzero scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    After quite some "bad" deanston releases, I liked this a lot.
    Okay, might have been the company I tasted this with (first whisky meetup after corona...).
    Sadly this does barely have the lovage notes ("Liebstöckl") that come with the original 10 PX Finish from the distillery.

    Short finish, but clean in the nose, delivery and mouth.
    I really liked it, was one of the better drams of that day.

  4. wako93 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Due to the finish not quite such a brute sherry bomb. Pleasant, but also interchangeable. nothing special.

  5. Toto0808 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Junior

  6. Mapl scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  7. Mapl scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  8. Bartels scored this whisky 90 points Newbie

    • Nose
      Without water: caramel to forest honey with a lot of fresh acidity from grapes and a meaty note (lovage). Herbal notes and mint. Something closed.

      With water: sweeter and darker. Dried fruits. Forest honey. Clear vanilla and barrel flavor. Leathery.
    • Taste
      Without water: strong sherry fruitiness with a lot of acidity and honey sweetness. Astringent. Wood wort. Very well integrated alcohol.

      With water: sweet at the beginning. Light dried fruits, then becoming more and more sour and dry. Spicy and very dry.
    • Finish
      Without water: acidity and sweetness and flavor, becoming quite dry. Light tobacco notes.

      With water: strongly spicy and very dry. Tobacco and leather again.

  9. Quercus scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      84 84

  10. FernetBranco scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

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