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Overall rating
80.00/100
votes
13
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Single Minded
Vintage
05.2001
Bottled
08.2013
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
2 Sherry Butts
Strength
41.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
15 Nov 2013 5:30 pm

Average value

€ 45,66

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Whisky Reviews for Braeval 2001 DL

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.00 points

  1. rb854 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Honey with sour notes, citrus fruits, apples, grassy, floral, spices, malt, marzipan, chocolate and cinnamon.
    • Taste
      Somewhat sour, slightly bitter, oranges, some malty notes, little pepper, nutty. It reminds me of gin.
    • Finish
      Citrus fruit, lemons, soury with vreamy notes, chocolate, short to medium length.

  2. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    A little bit more alcoholic strength (e.g. 46%) would make this whisky much better!

  3. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

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

  4. squaadgras scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      81 81

  5. JaapH scored this whisky 86 points Member Junior

    This 12 yo Braeval from 2001 is a double cask release. Two sherry butts were used and was bottled in 2013.

    Nose: lots of citrus and light sweet with tones of chocolate and mocca

    Taste: full, herbs with tones of orange and even more chocolate

    Finish: long, dry and with aroma's of lime seeds.

    All in all a lovely whisky for a low price. Can't understand the low ratings from others. A pity this distillery has been closed in 2008. Will be missed when I finish my second bottle.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      88 88

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