Overall rating
Single Malt
Whiskysite.nl (WS)
Bottling serie
Whisky in Leiden
Stated Age
15 years old
Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
51.2 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
the 2nd Edition of Whisky in Leiden 2013
Added on
07 Apr 2013 1:47 pm
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 54,95

2 × in wishlist

41 × member ratings

39 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 1998 WS

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.26 points

  1. Dominique69 scored this whisky 88 points Moderator

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. Calmar scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Just a holiday of some kind, a firework, a mole-fountain, a vortex of flower-citrus freshness, fun and carefree. Perfect balance - all components are sustained in a single style, the transition from aroma to taste is almost imperceptible, excellent work with the fortress, the pitch is just high, one hundred percent hit the target, and my congratulations to the botliter are rare, but accurate - keep it up.
    • Nose
      Open, fresh, flowery-honey, lemon and orange peel, lemonade, vanilla, light carpentine notes, lacquer, lollipops, mint, very deep and rich.
    • Taste
      A powerful, fresh, direct continuation of the aroma - lemonade, flower-honey, very bright, citrus - orange, mandarin, lollipops with acidity, over time, spicy and thick oak colors with varnish and vanilla appear, very diverse and rich.
    • Finish
      Citrus fruit, lemon peel, creamy notes, cream, orange peel, very fresh, green apple, light oak knitting tone in the background.

  3. Daan Tje scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. JacobaEd scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. cuhp scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    This was tasted blind. 
    • Nose
      Honey, weissbier, grapefruit, wine. With water it gets more fruity with apples and pears.
    • Taste
      Nuts and honey combined with punchy alcohol, light bitterness
    • Finish
      Honey and salt. When adding water, it turns to soft vanilla and cookie dough. 

  6. Rom did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Green apple nose, cereal, paraffin (chemical wax). Lots of wax / paraffin on the palate, watery texture, well integrated alcohol, green apple. Average final. So-so.

  7. Falnor scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    I've had a stronger sample of Dailuaine which revealed a more different profile than this one. This is a very friendly whisky for all. Low priced good whisky that's to good to be just a daily dram.
    • Nose
      Fresh start with really classic touches. Honey, malt and fruit. To me the basics of a (non peated) whisky.
    • Taste
      Nice and easy. Sugarred bread. Caramels, apple and vanilla pudding. Less fresh as the nose, more grains, almond, cake and sweetness from ripe fruit. Porridge and custard.
    • Finish
      Still a good deal of sweetness with more oak, cinnamon and vanilla

  8. Ivynor scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    An easy product, but not very complex. A nose a little confusing that does not want to go further, but the mouth is nice.
    • Nose
      Cereals, green apple, a lot of alcohol. A slightly waxy nose (paraffin?)
    • Taste
      Sweet, sweet, easy, on the ripe apple, almost tatin. Caramel, wood and cough syrup. It's easy and greedy
    • Finish
      Wood, apple, sugar. Average length.

  9. tomy63 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Straw color, nose on the apple, the
    wax, paraffin, a little simple and slightly alcoholic at first. In
    mouth the alcohol is very well integrated by cons, powerful enough, one
    found a lot of green fruits, cereals, vanilla, a little sweet.
    Final of good length, but it remains very simple, a young Speyside
    as there are a thousand.

  10. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    N: mandarin, tobacco, pepper and later sweaty socks
    T: bitter sharp fruits
    F: grape fruits, lemon and creamy
    single dram note `Whisky in Leiden`
    dramtastic festival! thanks Jack!


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