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Overall rating
79.60/100
votes
7
Category
Blended Malt
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Small Batch Release
Strength
46.8 % Vol.
Size
50 ml
Barcode
5014218796582
Added on
03 Nov 2015 1:38 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 6,52

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Whisky Reviews for Rock Oyster DL

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.60 points

  1. drwarrendax scored this whisky 78 points Member Junior

    Nose:
    Peat with sweet malt
    Fresh breeze with grass
    Pepper wit nutmeg
    Glue
    Taste:
    Peat, licorice, pepper
    crispbread, sharp with chili

  2. Martin1965 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Smoke, heather, seasoning, maritime, sour lemon
    • Taste
      Smoke, salt, sea flavors, ashes, citrus
    • Finish
      Medium long with smoke and sea flavors

      Very interesting part, should you have tried - 85 points

  3. Bosi scored this whisky 77 points Specialist

    This Island Blend lives up to its promise (just like Douglas Laing's other regional malts). Some smoke, a lot of salt and maritime notes make a good blend. However, a few older components would have been desirable. Maybe Rock Oyster will soon have older variants, similar to Timorous Beastie.
    • Nose
      First, the Rock Oyster is very fruity with plums and apricots. This Obstler-like shows that the components of the blend are still very young. After the fruits are gone, a maritime smoke prevails. This will get stronger over time and some liquorice will be added.
    • Taste
      Now the maritime notes unfold completely. A lot of salt mixes with the smoke of a cold campfire and an oily texture. The fruits are now missing completely. The taste provides cayenne pepper and salt caramel.
    • Finish
      The relatively short finish has notes of pepper. Kelp, wood fire and some gum.

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