Overall rating
Blended Malt
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Small Batch Release
Sherry Butts + Bourbon Hogsheads
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
15 Nov 2013 5:20 pm

Average value

€ 50,65

13 × in wishlist

176 × member ratings

427 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Scallywag DL

31 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.33 points

  1. Malthead19 scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    a solid blended malt, a hint of complexity recognizable, has a lot of potential, with more age it will probably be a very good blended malt
    • Nose
      fruity, sweetish, malty, honey, orange, oak, spices, rather subtle and restrained
    • Taste
      powerful onset, oak and spices are clearly in the foreground, fruit flavors are barely present or only very slightly pronounced, retains throughout a powerful mouth-filling and very present character
    • Finish
      mid-length spicy finish;
      short vigorous aftertaste with clear oak (in particular, it works a bit "sharper" here)

  2. schengel10 scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    A young, expressive, well-done dazzling malt - unfortunately not exactly cheap;
    [Color] honey;
    • Nose
      fruity (peach, orange), malty, honey, spices, oak;
    • Taste
      pleasantly fruity, powerful, saffron oranges, sherry aromas, spices, oak, obvious youth;
    • Finish
      rather short, first fruity, then peppery pungency; in the finish oak;

  3. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      73 73
      spices, orange peel
    • Taste
      74 74
      fruit, bitter, sherry
    • Finish
      72 72
      dry, pepper, spices

  5. coldsun scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Nose with notes of flowers, fruits, cream, buttermilk, honey, barley malt. After tasting vanilla flavor appears. Taste adds spicy nutmeg and pepper notes. Finish echoes taste with deep spicy finish.

  6. coldsun scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Very aromatic, tasty and light. Full of fruit sweetness. All expectations were fully paid off.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Flowers, honey, fresh fruits, apple, vanilla
    • Taste
      88 88
      Honey, citrus, stewed fruits, zinnamon
    • Finish
      81 81
      Sweetness, orange zest, vanilla, nutmeg

  7. GJR scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  8. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    I really like that
    very balanced
    • Nose
      sweet, apple, grassy, sherry, raisins
      later flowery
    • Taste
      strong on the palate
      Sherry, raisins, oak
    • Finish
      dark chocolate, bitter, astringent

  9. Martin1965 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sherry, orange, fruits
    • Taste
      Apricot, peach, oak, spicy
    • Finish
      Medium long and spicy

      Very well made for a blended malt without age - 87 points

  10. Kaleva scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    Young but rather pleasant blended malt. In its price class Scallywag can be more reasonable purchase than some of entry-level single malts.
    • Nose
      Malty, fruity, fresh, sweet, vanilla and green apple notes
    • Taste
      Spices, sweet, black tea, orange zest
    • Finish
      Short, peppery, notes of walnut


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