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Haig Club Single Grain Scotch Whisky

Overall rating
63.23/100
votes
102
Category
Single Grain
Bottler
John Haig & Co. Ltd. (JH&C)
Bottled
2014
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5000281036953
Added on
25 Jul 2014 11:55 am by John Barleycorn
Uncolored

Average value

€ 50,21

2 × in wishlist

102 × member ratings

194 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Haig Club Single Grain Scotch Whisky

23 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 63.23 points

  1. MGHOW scored this whisky 50 points Member Senior

    As much as everyone hates this, in fairness to Haig reps whom I met at an event in Islington they did explain that this is actually not intended for drinking neat but is designed for mixers. If you put this with coke or lemonade it actually works as a drink.

    But clearly it is heavily over-priced and over-hyped. I don't think this has done the Haig brand any favours.

  2. Lorion scored this whisky 15 points Expert Senior

    Ba ...
    • Nose
      Sweet hairspray. Some lemon shampoo.
    • Taste
      Sharp, artificial, sweetish. Nasty taste.
    • Finish
      Short.

  3. mullos scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    I gave this grain to a friend who is not a great whisky drinker, and he preferred it to some single malts that he tasted.
    It's nothing for whisky lovers, but it earns a note over 70.
    • Nose
      65 65
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      66 66

  4. el Gato scored this whisky 62 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      33 33
    • Taste
      71 71
    • Finish
      71 71

  5. el Gato scored this whisky 62 points Connoisseur

    Not a good dram. Needs time in the glass to become slightly better
    • Nose
      A bit sour and decayed. Very unpleasant. Woody. A bit more time, and more grass and hint of honey 
    • Taste
      Toffee!! Candy. Woody
    • Finish
      More caramel. A bt dry and bitter

  6. WhiskyU scored this whisky 64 points Expert Senior

    This is basically Vodka. I can't imagine that it is meant to be sipped on its own. Maybe it works with a mixer but I would opt for something cheaper then

  7. baldandbeardy scored this whisky 50 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      53 53
    • Taste
      52 52
    • Finish
      42 42

  8. Andytka3 scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    Nose:- Very mellow and soft nature dressed with persistent heated pepper pungency. Direct and citrus orange. Palate:- Cream fruits, oily and buttery. Stable on palate. Well blended
    with care. A hint of honey and virgin oak. Although missing the
    boldness, but easy and pleasant on palate. Highly approachable.

    Finish:- A touch of almond on the way down, light peppery and star anise comes along. Prickly and lightly sweet.
    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. Amsterdam scored this whisky 75 points Specialist

    Whiskey tasting: Haig Club https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnJEbyinN44

  10. zinaf scored this whisky 69 points Expert Senior

    Tasted blind
    N: Young and a bit unpleasant; burned apples' peels (make them rotten); cooked ginger; raw spirit (newmake).
    M: Salty; sour, some sweetness; creamy mouth feel
    F: don't bother...

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