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Edradour 10-year-old

Overall rating
78.13/100
votes
620
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Distillery Edition
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010739261981
Added on
21 Aug 2007 8:51 pm
UncoloredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 42,32

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620 × member ratings

1356 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Edradour 10-year-old

91 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.13 points

  1. Slàinte Mhath scored this whisky 79 points Administrator

    Based in Pitlochry and owned by independent bottler Signatory Vintage, Edradour remains one of the smallest distilleries in Scotland. Rich honey sweetness, heather and a diffuse flowery scent encounter the nose on first contact. Very nice, but obviously young. Something bothers me on the palate. It is neither the sweet maltiness, paired with oranges and spices, nor the soft and creamy character. There is something sharp and herbaceous that is hard to pin down. The finish is fairly short with honey and bitter nuts. Not a bad malt, but slightly disjointed.

    RATING: 3.0/5.0 stars ≙ 79 pts → AVERAGE
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      78 78

  2. alectron scored this whisky 52 points Connoisseur

    uuh. one of the worst whiskies I ever had. plastic, fake fruit esther & something I couldn't place my finger on (paper/cardboard...?). The only whisky related drinks I found more unpleaseant were some new spirits, and hey, they don't pretend to be whiskies.

  3. karloff scored this whisky 56 points Specialist

    Got this as a presant off my wife, i've always wanted it and was gutted to find it very ordinary. A lovely distillery but not a lovely malt
    • Nose
      Floral and fruity and light on the body
    • Taste
      A warming taste with little bits of honey and almonds
    • Finish
      A little sweet and a little short

  4. Ciro scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    I like! I'm a bit baffled by the poor ratings ... (78 on average ?!?)

  5. dongolzo81 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Blind tasting:
    Nose: sweet, coffee, dark caramel, baking plums, dates, everything a little fleeting
    Flavor: initially very mild, then delayed intensive seasoning with nuts, clear sherry barrel,
    Finish: medium length with nice sweetness and balanced spice
    Since my wife gave me the tip that it wasn't a Speysider, I bet on Edradour
    Conclusion: balanced, complex good drop with slight weakness on the nose, 85/100

  6. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Horror. The best example of when there is a nose, but there is no taste, or rather, it is simply terrible.
    Nose: Sivuha ... Real moonshine ...
    Let stand.
    Smoked, prunes, mash (wine) ...
    Taste: trash, right away ... I tried the moonshine better, but it's Single Molt ...
    Finish: sweet sherry, but without a foundation ...

  7. Falnor scored this whisky 73 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      71 71

  8. iurado scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
      Very pleasant smell, malt, sweet fruit, citrus, honey
    • Taste
      79 79
      Too bad, does not keep what he promises, strong alcohol taste, light vanilla, tobacco
    • Finish
      79 79
      Short, but no painless finish. something is burning.

  9. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Sweet, oak, cooked fruit, a little sherry, crisp and fresh round and satisfying. Beautiful Highlander. Again and again!

  10. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Apple, citrus, some menthol
    • Taste
      very oily, a little apple, a bit bitterness, definitely light in the mouth
    • Finish
      Rather short and clearly more aggressive than one would expect

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