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Overall rating
80.16/100
votes
186
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Small Batch Release
Casktype
Sherry Butts + Bourbon Hogsheads
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5014218796490
Added on
15 Nov 2013 5:20 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 50,86

13 × in wishlist

186 × member ratings

433 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Scallywag DL

32 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.16 points

  1. Maltlife scored this whisky 78 points Member Senior

    A 5cl miniature was tasted. Nothing exciting, for the invoked price a down-to-earth blend, which requires no appreciable mindfulness.
    • Nose
      79 79
      Sweet notes of fruit and vanilla, ripe light fruits, some milk chocolate, some honey, smooth and straightforward, little complexity, overall in context quite pleasant and very easy to develop.
    • Taste
      79 79
      Juvenile, fruit and honey sweetness, again some chocolate and vanilla, flattens off flavourful taste, has nothing to offer charming, also here demands very little. After a while in the glass, it seems slightly watery.
    • Finish
      77 77
      In short, hardly available and not worth mentioning.

  2. coldsun scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    The third time I tried "Scallywag" and it is still very competitive for me. Fresh and fruity with deep flavor and good tasting. Finish is quite stable and delicious.

  3. 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)

  4. 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;

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

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

  6. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    02-08-2019
    • Nose
      73 73
      spices, orange peel
    • Taste
      74 74
      fruit, bitter, sherry
    • Finish
      72 72
      dry, pepper, spices

  7. coldsun scored this whisky 80 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.

  8. coldsun scored this whisky 80 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

  9. GJR scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

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

  10. 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
      long
      dark chocolate, bitter, astringent

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