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Ledaig 2008 MoS

Overall rating
86.96/100
votes
30
Whiskybase ID
WB170758
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Malts of Scotland (MoS)
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
MoS 20034
Number of bottles
337
Strength
55.8 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
25 Nov 2020 4:18 pm by Whisky_Addicted
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 82.71

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Whisky Reviews for Ledaig 2008 MoS

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.96 points

  1. WiltChamberlain scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. yellowcake scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Seldom has a whisky met my expectations like this. You can literally "guess" the taste of the color and name. A beautiful Ledaig who convinced me with its smoke and - yes, really - with its color.
    • Nose
      Of course, the smoke is dominant, but not unpleasant and nicely balanced with the alcohol, so not sharp and no false notes. It is followed by a slight sweetness that you will recognize once you get used to the smoke.
    • Taste
      intense, the smoke hangs over everything, pleasant, then a bit peppery notes, campfire and a bit medicinal, the alcohol is well integrated
    • Finish
      medium to long, smoke of course, but now I might also recognize a few maritime notes, dashi, seaweed

  3. Maltimizer scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
      Directly the dry smoke that a Ledaig must have! Then immediately sweet muesli with lemons and tangerines, salty caramel and slightly dirty notes.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Really thick smoke and the dirty note is immediately there, clear cowshed and black pepper, lemon peel, leather and sweet herb drops
    • Finish
      88 88
      Dry, long and spicy, further thick smoke and pepper, tart and sweet at the end

  4. zapfdaniel scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  6. WantsWhisky scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A very clean and balanced Ledaig.

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