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Overall rating
82.00/100
votes
4
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Premier Barrel Selection
Stated Age
11 years old
Number of bottles
180
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
04 Jan 2012 3:27 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 73,98

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Whisky Reviews for Braeval 11-year-old DL

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.00 points

  1. Albaron scored this whisky 84 points Specialist

    A bourbon whisky, quite delicious, a hint of pepper, but from the second sip is no longer significant. The tannins are quite strong.

    Notes created during a blind tasting
    • Nose
      Some alcohol and solvents, but tweaks right in the nose, vanilla, menthol and citrus notes, as well as a few herbs
    • Taste
      Strong start, but then also vanilla, honey, menthol some citrus notes, herbs and in between always pepper
    • Finish
      the vanilla stays for a long time, the menthol disappears and the pepper and tannins emerge from the oak, which stay long next to the vanilla. A touch of honey still floats.

  2. aprager scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Strangely no real sherry notes apart from the nose. Still a very nice example of Braeval
    • Nose
      A bit of sherry, malt (Werther Originals) and citrus. With water lemon zest some spices and cut grass
    • Taste
      Lemon ice cream, barley, fudge with a bitter note at the end. With water it becomes sweeter and the bitter note goes away. Also some chocolate and nuts.
    • Finish
      Shortish with some bitter note which goes away with water

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