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Overall rating
78.54/100
votes
58
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2005
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
P006195 5307 L15
Barcode
5010509421089
Added on
21 Aug 2007 8:06 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 107,79

4 × in wishlist

58 × member ratings

155 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Balblair 10-year-old

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.54 points

  1. Dre73 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    It's okay, but no remarkable whisky at all. Light and thin, easy starters-whisky.
    • Nose
      79 79
      Fruity, oranges, citrus. Some sweet vanilla as well. Light and not very strong nose.
    • Taste
      79 79
      The taste and body follow the nose: Light, a little weak, thin mouthfeel, only a very little pepper. Sweet, vanilla and honey, some fruit like peach as well.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Still a very little pungent, sweet, peach, honey, some oranges, vanilla. Middle long.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      77 77

  3. rpvdwel scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  4. JacobaEd scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      78 78

  5. Allandale scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    A light body.
    • Nose
      Fresh. Salty. Vanilla. A hint of chocolate.
    • Taste
      Malty dryness. Shortbread with sugar. Custard. Summer pudding.
    • Finish
      Concentrated fruity dryness. Summer pudding again. Comforting.

  6. Daan Tje scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      82 82

  7. The Macallan scored this whisky 67 points Connoisseur

    Quite pleasant this one, a beginners malt
    • Nose
      Some sweet estery notes, vanillins and a hint of spiced wood
    • Taste
      Sweeet, some fruityness and a gentle chewy oaky dryness
    • Finish
      Some sweet vanillins, little spicyness, drying.

  8. sicco scored this whisky 79 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      84 84

  9. mmaclean did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    "The now-discontinued Balblair 10yo is a gentle, medium-bodied malt with a

    pleasantly sweet palate, well-structured with malt, vanilla and honey

    notes. A great beginners malt."
    TWE

  10. Feusi scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweet fruits with vanilla and toffee notes. A a hint of dried fruit and spicy oak.
    • Taste
      Nothing spectacular, but sweet and fruity.
    • Finish
      A short finish, creamy sweet and a bit of smoke in the background.

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