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Overall rating
78.00/100
votes
8
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
04.2008
Bottled
01.2012
Casktype
Sherry / Chardonnay Casks
Casknumber
L 1201
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Added on
02 Apr 2012 8:06 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 40.66

2 × in wishlist

8 × member ratings

15 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Old Deer 2008

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.00 points

  1. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    That was nothing. For safety's sake, I once again tasted a whisky known to me, but it tastes normal, but it does not fit my taste buds. I'm not getting warm with the Old Deer.
    • Nose
      sweet, malty, a little peach compote, white chocolate, cinnamon ... but there's also an artificial touch ... cheap sweets, even a hint of gin
    • Taste
      Chocolate, pepper, cinnamon, decent wood, but pretty hot (youthful?), And there are those artificial flavors ... and juniper, too? Bitter
    • Finish
      medium long, hot and bitter

  2. bennythemonster scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Langatun "Old Deer", original bottling, 40% alc.
    Distillery: Distillery Langatun
    Extending: Sherry + Chardonnay barrels
    Region: Switzerland ... Nose: Mild sweetness, different fruit flavors. Including mushy apricots and ripe melons. Add some vanilla and a few earthy overtones. It presents, among other tomato plants and moist cigar tobacco (such as a poorly ventilated humidor). Palate: Ripe fruits, more acidic than the nose. Citrus fruits, blood oranges. Then honey and various herbs, on the palate is always dry. Finish: medium and dry. Subtle fruit flavors and a light spiciness, rounded off with a creamy sweetness. Conclusion: Discreet, unobtrusive recommended. 81/100 points (tasted 2015)
    Thanks to the distillery for the sample.

  3. The-Man-best-Friend scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      74 74
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      68 68

  4. Timgig did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    It is a 100% barley malt whisky made from a mixture of unsmoked barley malt of the best provenance and fermented with a selected English Stout yeast. Already during the fermentation of the malt mash, numerous vegetable and fruity aromas can be detected in the fermentation cellar with the nose, which will be found again in the later end product. With the triple distillation we give the "Old Deer" its incomparably delicate and soft malt-stressed taste. The aging in sherry and chardonnay barrels gives the "Old Deer" an extraordinary complexity, fruity notes and an elegant finish. (Langatun.ch)

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