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Overall rating
87.73/100
votes
43
Whiskybase ID
161447
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Sansibar (Sb)
Bottling serie
Finest Whisky Berlin
Vintage
2000
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
19 years old
Number of bottles
232
Strength
52.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Label shows Balvenie Distillery
Barcode
42606530600240
Added on
04 Jul 2020 12:05 am by Schmausel
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 84.41

12 × in wishlist

43 × member ratings

79 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Speyside Region Malt 2000 Sb

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.73 points

  1. svenske2015 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Isn't that the Balven... distillery on the label? I have never been to Scotland, sorry.

  2. DerDennis! scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Fresh, powerful and complex, which takes time and air. Sweet / spicy smell with great citrus fruits, but also herbs and tannins.
    Also very varied in the mouth, sweet, spicy, exciting, always accompanied by a very pleasant fruitiness and subtle wood notes.
    He does not need water, as it becomes more pleasant and easy to drink once you get used to the strength of alcohol.
    Nice, long and very pleasant finish.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Oranges, nutmeg, grated lemon peel, pepper, some malt, furniture polish, cucumber, vanilla, spicy, old wooden cupboard, some heather and a very weak cowshed note
    • Taste
      90 90
      sweet, cereals, spicy, vanilla, chocolate, light fruits, pepper, a little honey, malt, slightly spicy, tannins, strong mint, becoming oily
    • Finish
      89 89
      long, slightly bitter, licorice, becoming dry, very pleasant

  3. Tommyknocker scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Benchmark Speysider with a yellow, fruity nose, slightly floral. Then slightly spicy barley in the mouth, again the juicy fruit and beautiful wood notes in the finish. Not super complex but easy to drink without end.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. LeChiffre scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Nice fresh-fruity notes in interplay with spicy wood notes. A slight alcohol sharpness (not bothersome) is noticeable. The aromas are subtle and balanced, but still exciting. You have to like the slightly tannic wood notes, for me they fit very well here.
    • Nose
      89 89
      fruity-sweet; ripe fruits; Apples; Pineapple; some oranges; Citrus; Vanilla; delicate herbs; spicy wood aromas
    • Taste
      89 89
      voluminous, oily mouthfeel; sweet and spicy start; light fruit; some honey; Herbal nuances; delicate pepper notes; Tannins emerge as a bitter counterpoint
    • Finish
      87 87
      getting dry easily; some pepper; subtle bitter-sweet citrus fruit; delicate bitter-tart wood notes

  5. Ed Radour scored this whisky 90 points Specialist

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

  6. dongolzo81 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      78 78

  7. LDB scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Great part, this indie Balvenie!
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. EnjoyLife89 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      fruity; sweet vanilla; delicate wood note; Citrus in the background; light herbs;
    • Taste
      Sweet; Grain; Vanilla; interesting note which I cannot yet interpret. Coconut? difficult ... pleasant sharpness on the tongue; a trace of almond butter;
    • Finish
      becoming slightly bitter, but pleasant. spicy wood; Nutty; strong flavor;

  9. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  10. Totoro scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Great part, well worth the money. The nose in particular looks older.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Extremely creamy and fruity on the nose, with crisp oak and surprisingly strong spiciness. You can deal with it for a long time, very harmoniously.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Intense and crisp-peppery (oak, not alk), but also malty, honey-sweet and still nice and fruity.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Balanced and medium length, with spices, malt and a little citrus.

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