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Speyburn 10-year-old

Overall rating
75.86/100
votes
189
Whiskybase ID
WB27214
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Highland Single Malt
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Label with Distillery
Barcode
5010509021067
Added on
13 Nov 2011 4:57 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 33.91

4 × in wishlist

189 × member ratings

393 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Speyburn 10-year-old

45 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 75.86 points

  1. Slàinte Mhath scored this whisky 78 points Super Administrator

    As one of Scotland's invisible distilleries without a big reputation, Speyburn offers this 10-year-old Single Malt at a very affordable price. Obviously young, light and typical Speyside, the nose features honey, tinned fruits and mild spices with discreet floral notes in the background. Green apples, malty sweetness and hints of ginger please the palate, interrupted by refill cask bitterness and a little bit of heat in the development. The aromatic and rather short finish is easy and forgettable. Although not overly complex or inspiring, this malt still beats most blends.

    RATING: 2.9/5.0 stars ≙ 78 pts → AVERAGE [-]
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      76 76

  2. alkisd8 scored this whisky 75 points Expert Junior

    Its a no surprise Whisky.Not so much instance,a dayli drum but luck of complexity
    • Nose
      69 69
      Little bit close nose.Some spring citrus come through with hinds of vanilla and honey.
    • Taste
      73 73
      Watery with again cirtus,some hinds of spice and kinda dry
    • Finish
      71 71
      Short with touch of spice and honey.

  3. byPerez scored this whisky 75 points Newbie

    Light, gentle, simple. The aftertaste of berries and nuts is felt.

  4. peej84 scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      74 74

  5. MM-Speyside scored this whisky 54 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      55 55
    • Taste
      58 58
    • Finish
      60 60

  6. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Fresh, fruity, floral and malty. Some citrus. Very tasty.

  7. Querky scored this whisky 69 points Expert Junior

    Well, well, well.... good things first: you realize immediately that it's a single malt scotch.
    Speaking frankly I have to say that it's not really a big pleasure, rather dull and boring.
    • Nose
      76 76
      First impression: yeasty. Then quite sweet with cheap perfumed hand cream, after a while apple cider and caramel, malty.
    • Taste
      68 68
      Sweet apple juice, some rather unpleasant waxiness - all in all very soft, but also thin with alcoholic heat.
    • Finish
      64 64
      Slightly bitter with a medium length. Vanilla and somewhere from the off a distant earthiness, like wet potting soil.

  8. whiskyd scored this whisky 55 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      55 55
    • Taste
      60 60
    • Finish
      50 50

  9. namnug scored this whisky 73 points Member Senior

    Good as a daily drink. But not sure if I can get something better at this price.
    • Nose
      Vanilla, apple and other fresh fruits. Hint of dried fruit. Hint of honey appears with a drop of water
    • Taste
      Dry, thin, and smooth body. A bit oily. Vanilla with some pepper spice. 
    • Finish
      With a hint of sweet fruit, reminds me of apple juice and fruit candies. Rather short finishing at mouth and throat but smell lasts.

  10. Danny1968 scored this whisky 77 points Member Senior

    This Highland Single Malt whisky has water from the Speyside and therefore the taste of this whisky is a classic Speyside single malt whisky, with a fruity taste and a dry aftertaste.

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