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Speyburn 21-year-old

Overall rating
91.50/100
votes
2
Whiskybase ID
WB44730
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Glass Decanter
Stated Age
21 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
24 Sep 2013 9:39 pm

Average value

€ 221.46

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Whisky Reviews for Speyburn 21-year-old

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.50 points

  1. Xaver did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Colour:
      Orange-gold

      Nose:
      Starts with furniture polish, spruce needle oil and musty old books. A light dried fruit note joins it. There is some apple cider vinegar in the background.
      With a little time in the glass, the wood becomes drier and dustier. Has something like sawdust. With hazelnut, dark chocolate and wood glue. The light fruity note now goes slightly in the fermented direction. There is also a bitter soap note.
      Even longer in the glass, the colleague changes significantly. Creamy caramel and vanilla. Gets nice and oily. Plus lovage.
    • Taste
      Soft but metallic appearance. Sour pear, a hint of caramel and vanilla. Some chili oil. Sweet honey sets the counter point. Herbs and a bitter mix of spices. Bitter almonds and dark chocolate. Sour cherries and again the dry wood.
    • Finish
      Medium length. First dry and a little bitter. Then sugared raisins and nice and creamy. Great interplay.

  2. SpeyburnClanGermany did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Conclusion: This one divides the tasting group. Some say "exactly the same" others find the best if "OK". Solid, no best ever notes, but tasty and what I like is the many OBF
    • Nose
      right now bold OBF and oranges, furniture polish, slightly pleasant balsamic vinegar. Dried sherry, dried dates, I also have a nice nuttiness, musty old books, oily lovage, OBF, caramel, walnut oil, herbs, has something like cognac, orange, or rather blood orange
    • Taste
      solid taste, again OBF, soft, oily, dusty, damn dry on the tongue, weak pepper and OBF here too! ... actually pear, pepper, tart apricot, a few tart spices, slightly peppery when you wash up, then even more OBF, dust-dry, Maggie, pear. Delicious old part.
      Just as! I want an old Speyburn Bourbon Cask
    • Finish
      medium to long and really comfortable, and that it is both soft and super dry, is interesting.

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