Speyburn 2005 McG

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Douglas McGibbon (McG)
Bottling serie
McGibbon's Provenance
Autumn 2005
Summer 2014
Stated Age
08 years old
Sherry Butt
DMG 10437
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
26 mar 2015 4:22 pm by z-imaging
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 49.34

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Whisky reviews for Speyburn 2005 McG

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 81.43 points.

  1. Jonkers scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Despite the fact that the whisky is an independent bottler, he does not have the quality that you would expect. For me a setback.
    • Nose
      Butter (candy) and sherry. Brown sugar, crème brûlée and a bit of cinnamon. Sweaty and powerful.
    • Taste
      A hint of milk chocolate. Brown sugar. A little spiciness of cinnamon. Pretty fierce in the mouth.
    • Finish
      A bit "flat". Pretty bitter but also sweet. Short.

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  3. SpeyburnClanGermany did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Color: rich gold.

      Nose: pears fully ripe, malt and some oak.
    • Taste
      fruity, juicy pear, a hint of smoke, malt, a bit snappy but very tasty. The fruit note is really great and the bourbon barrel comes out really well after a while in the glass.
    • Finish
      Medium long aftertaste on the way to short. Still, it bites!

  4. Islaywolf scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Nothing special!
    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

  5. LordIslay scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  6. St. Pauli scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    Seems that this one is too young.
    • Nose
      Caramel toffee, butter, a bit rancid and sweaty, barley, toast, tinned fruit, detergent, sugar.
    • Taste
      Acrid and spirit-driven with esters, like acetone. Further it's sweet, with fruit and honey, later getting a bit drying on ginger.
    • Finish
      Ginger, pepper, barley and honey.


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