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Scapa 14-year-old

Overall rating
81.95/100
votes
316
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
14 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml 1000 ml
Bottle code
LU28157
Barcode
5010106172995
Added on
15 Aug 2007 10:00 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 133,39

24 × in wishlist

316 × member ratings

861 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Scapa 14-year-old

31 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.95 points

  1. Jackson05 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Unsure how much of scapa ends up in blends, but it totally makes sense. Very inoffensive, soft and coastal malt with soft charm. Would work very well in a blend. Needs higher abv to shine though.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Asian pear, floral, apple, white pepper, lemon zest
    • Taste
      85 85
      Soft, buttery, but light, soft ash, creamy lemon. Very nice
    • Finish
      83 83
      Buttery, soft, short, buttercream, touch of salt.

  2. dRambo scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
      grassy, waxy, subtle sweetness, floral, crystalline lemon
    • Taste
      87 87
      Lemon, grass, wax, mint - very creamy, noble - a hint of smoke - very tasty foral
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Colour: gold
    Nose: sweet, muffins, citrus, apples, plums, caramel, pears and sweet fruits.
    Mouth: sweet, citrus, oak, pepper, spices and pears.
    Finish: middle, spices, oak, vanilla, citrus and grass.
    Scapa 14 YO is a good balanced, smooth and tasty whisky.

  4. Calmar scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    The predecessor of the current 16-year-old, simple, it is possible to say primitive, watery and weakly expressive. Boring, 16-year-old came out much more interesting.
    • Nose
      Malt, lemonade, mineral tones, dry pebbles, citrus - lemon skins, lime, leather, sea salt.
    • Taste
      Malt, caramel, oak bitterness
    • Finish
      Toffee, cream, light ginger burning, boiled vegetables.

  5. Lord of Orkney scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      78 78

  6. Goethe scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Quite an easy Scapa but worth the money back in the days.Concerning price/performance ratio: 8/10
    • Nose
      Yellow fruits (citrus, apples, some pears, pineapple), caramel, vanilla, some smoke, salt.
    • Taste
      Yellow fruits, caramel, some smoke, salt, a bit spicy.
    • Finish
      Medium. Fruits, vanilla, nuts, some smoke and oak.

  7. The Macallan scored this whisky 68 points Connoisseur

    Slightly flat, carton box like aftertaste, not my cup of tea!
    • Nose
      73 73
    • Taste
      68 68
    • Finish
      68 68

  8. stefsel111 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

  9. Helgo scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      83 83

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