Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Whisky Druid (WhDr)
Bottling serie
Vermouth finish
Stated Age
04 years old
Ex-Bourbon with Vermouth finish
Number of bottles
56.7 % Vol.
700 ml
Peated - Matured and bottled in Danmark
Added on
01 dec 2020 5:59 pm by Glen Positive
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 84.90

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Whisky Reviews for Stauning 2015 WhDr

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.03 points

  1. whiskyinstitut scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    No. Really no. Yet again. I'll have to cross the still off the map. I can't understand how someone can taste that. But that's just my opinion.
    • Nose
      72 72
      Grainy smoke, apparently typical cucumber water, musty and musty, burnt dung
    • Taste
      75 75
      Dung right at the beginning, plus flavor and pleasant smoke, a lot of bite and flavor, creamy and a little vanilla, dryness at the back
    • Finish
      81 81
      The finish is okay, vanilla and spice, but then the grain notes come through again and the smoke stings unripe

  2. Malthead19 scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    COLOR: Gold (without dye)

    - still clearly noticeable young Danish malt
    - something in the direction of Grappa combined with smoke
    - interesting with a special character of its own
    but way overpriced for what it offers
    • Nose
      intensive full-bodied strong first impression, has a special smell probably due to the high proportion of rye or wormwood, sweetish, malty, fruity
    • Taste
      without water: fruity but also very strong alcoholic attack, one notices the young age, light smoky taste, peach, grapes;

      mW: much more pleasant, sweet grapes, smoke in the background, fresh and fruity, flowery, remains young but not unpleasantly burning
    • Finish
      short exit ;
      long dry fruity, smoky aftertaste

  3. Lukas_Kiene scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Well What can I say?
    Interesting? Yes. Out of the ordinary? Yes. Something else? Yes.
    But that's about it ...

    Even if Stauning is inherently not cheap (or can be, since it seems to be a bit more expensive in Denmark in general), the price is absolutely crazy. As much as I appreciate Michel's bottlings, do you really need that?

    If you like greenery with a little (pleasant) wood and light farm notes: Top Dram !!
    But the sample was definitely enough for me. It was an interesting experience, but I certainly don't need more of it.
    • Nose
      78 78
      Freshly mown grass, cucumber peel (what the hell, that's actually the cucumber water mentioned here), freshly clipped lawn.

      Herbs. But no heather, no musty, fresh or sweet herbs. But weeds. Yes, weeds. Like when you are pulling weeds in the garden bed. Seriously. Wtf.

      In addition, something like dry grain, something goes towards the farm.
    • Taste
      80 80
      Pleasant sweetness, maybe a little dry chocolate, again those strange green herbal notes (weed !!). In addition, a relatively pleasant but present tart wood note. In the background there are still a few musty, dry citrus zests, more light-colored wood and more freshly mown greens.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Pleasant dryness (actually quite elegant) and pleasantly tart wood notes. The alcohol is nicely integrated, giving a pleasant overall picture. After the bitter notes, there is a slight sweetness and somewhat very dry chocolate with dry spices.

  4. jazzvilly scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. RedBandit74 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    The wormwood influence changes the whisky permanently. An exciting experiment, which for me ended with the tasting.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Slight sweetness, bitterness, spice, herbs, the wormwood comes through
    • Taste
      78 78
      At the beginning a slightly sweetness that quickly subsides, herbs, herbs, herbs, bitterness, here too the wormwood tastes clearly through, slightly sharp
    • Finish
      80 80
      slight sweetness, oak, dry, bitterness, medium length

  6. Sleinn nam Ffoh scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    You have to like the distillate. I do not like it.
    The alcohol is well integrated.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      80 80


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