Overall rating
Single Malt
Douglas Laing (DL)
Bottling serie
Stated Age
07 years old
Sherry Butt
DL 10960
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
03 Feb 2016 5:11 pm by Gonathras
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 39.52

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Whisky Reviews for Dailuaine 2008 DL

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.33 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Enthusiasm 2/5
    • Nose
      First nose a little "farmer", but also young. Bit strange. Cough syrup ? (I wander?) Alcohol notes too.
    • Taste
      Sweet and sweet on attack. There is roundness that does not prevent a certain imbalance.
    • Finish
      Of the presence.

  2. Whisky-Connaisseur did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Although having spent only 7 years maturing in a sherry butt, this
    Dailuaine already shows a well balanced mixture of creamy sweetness and
    woody spiciness. The sherry cask isn't overpowering at all remaining the
    distillery character coming through in a lovely way. An attractive and
    very tasty example of a little seen distillery.

    I thank Douglas Laing for the sample!

    • Nose
      A pleasant nose with toffee, milk chocolate and warming spices. Sweet
      notes of prunes, raisins and X-mas pudding emerge, followed by spiced
      oak and fine cinnamon in the back. Needs some time to develop its full
    • Taste
      Lovely creamy on the palate with caramel, butterscotch and subtle dried
      cherries. This is well balanced with a sweet spiciness of oak, cinnamon
      and tender clove. Buttery and slightly warming towards the finish.
    • Finish
      The finish is medium long, clean and creamy. Sweet with Demerara sugar, getting a bit drier on the tail with subtle oak.

      WITH WATER: Water even softens the nose with lots of creamy toffee,
      chocolate and butterscotch. Sweet and very buttery on the palate with
      plenty of toffee, but also a somewhat increased spiciness of cinnamon,
      clove and white pepper. The finish is medium long, creamy with toffee
      and Demerara sugar. Very sweet but getting drier and woody on the tail.

  3. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    I was surprised by the complexity of this young single cask whisky!

  4. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83


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