Deanston 12 Years

The Deanston 12 years old was not chill filtered and produced from local barley. The Deanston distillery was founded in the rooms of an old cotton plant and has preserved a lot of its 19th century flair.

The Deanston 12 years old was not chill filtered and produced from local barley. The Deanston distillery was founded in the rooms of an old cotton plant and has preserved a lot of its 19th century flair.

Details about this bottle Edit
60
Deanston
Scotland, Highlands
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
46.3%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Chill filtration - Without Artifical colouring - Without
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Nosing
Sweet:
Honey:
Vanilla:
Fruit:
Malt:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Apple:
Floral:
Oak:
Plum:
Sherry:
Banana:
Clove:
Coconut:
Dark Chocolate:
Green Apple:
Hay:
Lemon:
Orange:
Pear:
Spices:
Herb:
Tasting
Sweet:
Malt:
Spices:
Oak:
Peat Smoke:
Vanilla:
Honey:
Zitrus:
Caramel:
Fruit:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Lemon:
Sherry:
Floral:
Ginger:
Heather:
Orange:
Pepper:
Apple:
Chili:
Chocolate:
Grapefruit:
Grass:
Medicinal Smoke:
Nuts:
Oil:
Pineapple:
Raisin:
Tropical Fruit:
Wheat:
Finish
Malt:
Spices:
Sweet:
Honey:
Oak:
Orange:
Zitrus:
Chili:
Peat Smoke:
Barley:
Caramel:
Chocolate:
Clove:
Dark Chocolate:
Pepper:
Herb:

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3.6 Rate
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Tasting Notes 2

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Tasting notes of SlàinteMhath:

09. Aug 2017
Some Scottish distilleries are fairly average at best. However, given a craft presentation, the intrinsic quality of a previously overlooked Single Malt can improve significantly. Deanston 12 is a good example. Floral honey, breakfast cereals and whiffs of fresh oak characterize the nose. It’s soft, fresh and almost Irish with lots of 'green' notes. The taste unfolds strong and biscuity with vanilla fudge, sour citrus and hints of cough syrup. Straightforward, mildly bitter and gingery sweet in its long finish, this Cinderella malt proves to be highly underestimated.
RATING: 3.5/5.0 ≙ 84 pts

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