Campbeltown Journey Blended Malt Scotch Whisky

Overall rating
83.25/100
votes
57
Whiskybase ID
WB200311
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Hunter Laing (HL)
Bottling serie
Journey Series
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L21313 JDU0001 PB
Barcode
5060354272978
Added on
25 dec 2021 12:19 am by Ringstone
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 35.84

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Whisky reviews for Campbeltown Journey Blended Malt Scotch Whisky

8 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 83.25 points.

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    PLV fits, young blend in Campbeltown style for a good 30 Öcken. Easy drinking at that. Pretty little Springbank, more Glen Scotia in flavor.
    • Nose
      The Campbeltown Journey is fruity on the nose, youthful, but nice and creamy, completely smoke-free, but still with a hint of orange peel and herbs. Campbeltown Style.
    • Taste
      Very mild in the mouth, herbs, some orange, becoming a little tart.
    • Finish
      The finish is slightly mineral, a hint of smoke maybe, some herbs but also quite mild and just a hint of metal.

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  3. aw-home scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
      Vanilla with oak aromas, oranges, pineapple and floral notes.
    • Taste
      80 80
      Vanilla with orange, pineapple and oak flavors.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Long with vanilla, floral notes, citrus and oak flavors.

  4. fnk scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Honest 84. Immediately after the opening, somehow everything was closed and indistinct, it didn't smell like Campbelltown, it was 80-81.
    Malt breathed, farted, a completely different thing, pleasant aroma ......, drinkable, not watery, it's good that it was not diluted to 40, pleasant light warming aftertaste.

  5. kanpai79 scored this whisky 83 points Specialist

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. Defeatless scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    A given sample from a friend.

    Just a modernised young blended malt. It screams Glen Scotia. I wouldn't have bottled this. Probably 3yo.
    • Nose
      78 78
      Young, vanilla, some cream and butterscotch. Screams Glen Scotia. Young and restless though.
    • Taste
      79 79
      Young, restless. Little sweet, little sour. Some vanilla and some cream.
    • Finish
      78 78
      Short length. Sweet and sour, hint of sawdust, some toffee.

  7. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Since the opening, young and tough, I decided to set aside to breathe.

    20 21 21 21 83, - breathed a little, a whole bottle.
    21 20 20 21 82, - breathed thoroughly, sample.

    Breathing is a completely different matter! Nice signature Scotia nose, soulful cellar, tart, malty taste, warming aftertaste, pretty good dram for a drink in the cool.

    Note: it's easier to rate with a whole bottle than with a sample)

  8. glenrob scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  9. Corkscrew scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    Well then. That's such a thing. Campbeltown and Hunter are both great on their own. In my opinion, we are dealing here with a mix of very young whiskeys. The good thing: It's clear Campbeltown, some grain, some fruit, some nuts. But also some young wood and maybe a bit grumpy?

    With benevolence: If you give this whiskey time and have a little breath in it, it is a nice, rather uncomplicated drinking whiskey. After all. Worth all honors for the price :).

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