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Old Ballantruan The Peated Malt

Overall rating
80.43/100
votes
10
Whiskybase ID
WB174834
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Speyside Glenlivet
Bottled
16.05.2019
Casktype
Oak Casks
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L1905658 CB2
Barcode
5021349700067
Added on
18 Jan 2021 10:42 pm by rue
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 40.33

5 × in wishlist

10 × member ratings

41 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Old Ballantruan The Peated Malt

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.43 points

  1. No1 scored this whisky 78 points Expert Junior

    According to some semi-official information, the age of this US whisky is 5-8 years (I don't personally feel these aging years). On average, she approached me. I have mixed feelings. Neither is she a smoke jackal, nor will I classify her as a floral one. It let me down a bit. The 78 point score according to my scale and my assessment is still a high result. Maybe today is not the day my taste buds would be more forgiving of this whisky.
    I will definitely come back to her and maybe then I will verify my assessment.
    We will see what his 10-year-old brother will taste like.
    • Nose
      77 77
      slightly spirit, peaty, smoky, a bit of iodine, heather honey
    • Taste
      79 79
      sweet, a little spring onions, smoked cheese,
    • Finish
      78 78
      medium long, slightly peppery, bitter, salty at the tip

  2. fradin11 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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

  3. rozzy scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    Full body, smoke, peat and sherry and yet a real Speyside..
    • Nose
      84 84
      Spicy, careful with the nose because of. alcohol.
    • Taste
      82 82
      Sweets of honey and sweet fruit. Smoke, peat, a little leather sometimes. Something happened in the mouth. But taste less intense than the nose suggests.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Nice finish, lasts just long enough.
      Delicious with chocolate.

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