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Ballechin Batch 5

Overall rating
83.47/100
votes
93
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Discovery Series
Bottled
08.2010
Casktype
Marsala Hogsheads
Number of bottles
6000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
10/510 - 10/511
Barcode
5021944082650
Added on
26 Nov 2010 5:10 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 190,00

8 × in wishlist

93 × member ratings

148 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ballechin Batch 5

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.47 points

  1. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    20 21 22 21 84

  2. toklian scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    N21 P21 F21 B21

  3. Jürgen H did not rate this whisky Member Junior

    smells smoky and fruity; taste like smoky meat; a small taste of rubber

  4. Wtrstrnghlt scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    You can really smell the sweetness from the marsala cask. Especially if you let it sit in the glass for half an hour or so. Farm, cow stable, strong peat. Oranges.

    Sweet peaty taste. Honey, nutty. Oily mouthfeel. 

    Short to medium finish. Smooth, sweet and a bit drying. Ashes.

    The nose is by far the most interesting due to the sweet Marsala casks

  5. Georges scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. Georges scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Nutty, buttery, lemons, smoky peat
    • Taste
      Peat, nutty, oranges, herbs
    • Finish
      Medium long, herbs, bitter

  7. HunterRomario scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Unlike other Ballets, Batch 5 is a bit less peat, or that peat is overwhelmed with acidity and citrus, which is not just a statement. Peat here, of course, is a straw, sweet peat, sprinkled with Sprite lemonade. (84 b)
    • Taste
      The taste is first of all sweet, straw peat in the style of Caol Ily, but gradually the sweet impression disappears and passes into a dry finish with a distinct trail of burnt toasts and cloves. (84 b)

  8. granella2003 scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    Colour : Broken gold

    Odor : Powerful and intense malty

    Taste : Salty, delicate, peat, smoke

  9. Feusi scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    Ooops, powerfull and absolute peaty in the nose. In the palate sweet and even peaty smoke, i don`t know wether this herb sweetness comes from the Marsala. This bottling is more sprity then the other batches, it`s not my favourite.

  10. Cast Olila scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      77 77

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