Oban Little Bay

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11601
Oban
Scotland, Highlands
Single Malt Whisky
43%
1 l
Original bottling
small casks
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 7 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sweet:
Peat Smoke:
Maritime Notes:
Herbs:
Mint:
Salt:
Oak:
Apple:
Green Apple:
Seaweed:
Heather:
Honey:
Malt:
Pear:
Sherry:
Banana:
Chocolate:
Date:
Dried Fruit:
Floral:
Nuts:
Oil:
Orange:
Peach:
Pineapple:
Plum:
Spices:
Tropical Fruit:
Zitrus:
Tasting
Fruit:
Sweet:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Spices:
Apple:
Malt:
Clove:
Oak:
Maritime Notes:
Peat Smoke:
Vanilla:
Honey:
Nuts:
Oil:
Pepper:
Salt:
Seaweed:
Sherry:
Alcohol:
Caramel:
Dried Fruit:
Green Apple:
Raisin:
Herb:
Finish
Sweet:
Peat Smoke:
Herb:
Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Herbs:
Mint:
Oak:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Seaweed:
Zitrus:
Maritime Notes:
Alcohol:
Apple:
Banana:
Coffee:
Ginger:
Heather:
Malt:
Orange:
Spices:
Tropical Fruit:
Vanilla:

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Tasting Notes 7

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30. May 2016
Nosing:
Peat Smoke Fruit Oak coastal aroma
Taste:
Sweet Orange Clove Apple Malt
Finish:
Medium
Comment:
Nosing:
Strong, full and sweet with fruit. Slightly salty and smoky with mint.
Taste:
Warming, malty and sugar. Hints of oranges, cloves and apple.
Finish:
Soft and persistent with mint, dark chocolate and smoky cedar.
Comment:
08. Apr 2017
Nosing:

Taste: Fruit Green Apple Raisin Pepper

Finish:

Comment:
30. Apr 2017
Nosing: Green Apple Pear Oak
Mostly fruity with green apple and a touch of pear. There's a hit of oakiness, but nothing intrusive.

Taste: Sweet Fruit Orange Malt
Intense flavour. Very sweet, with oranges and other mixed fruit.

Finish:
Medium length but more of a continuation of the palate rather than anything distinct.

Comment:
I wasn't sure about this one initially, but after spending a little time with it it grew on me. Its very well made and the strength is just right at 43%. There's some really good intensity of flavour on show. I'd say its on the upper end of the price range that I would pay for most NAS releases and I'd be much more amenable if it was £40-45 rather than £50. Still, good quality stuff.
glechner
06. Oct 2020


Nosing:
Tropical fruit, Banana, slight smoke
Taste:
lots of fruit. orange, mango. nice and sweet with a hint of oak
Finish:
delicate fruit and medium finish
Comment:
wonderful non age statement. perfect for dipping your toes in the highland scotch's.
Banana Tropical Fruit Oak Dark Chocolate Sweet
glechner
06. Oct 2020
12. Feb 2017
02. Jun 2020
Nosing:
AppleDried FruitSpices Chocolate Sweet Floral Herbs
Taste:
Apple Oak Dried Fruit Salt Herb
Finish:
Sweet Chocolate Ginger Maritime Notes Peat Smoke
Comment:
A good day Whisky.
mratcliffe
26. Nov 2016
doccox
17. Sep 2015