Balvenie 15 Year Old
Single Barrel

70cl / 47.8%
  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Balvenie 15 Year Old / Single Barrel
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A more complex proposition here, the higher alcohol content giving the malt a bit of extra muscle, although the rich, fruity distillery character is still very evident. A thinker's dram which picked up the top prize in its category at the World Whisky Awards 2010.

Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Age
15 Year Old
Country
Scotland
Region
Speyside

Balvenie 15 Year Old Reviews

9 Customer Reviews

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  • 13 June 2014

    AMH (funnily enough, it's MAH from Espoo talking), your observation is correct, this and the single barrel 15 are best enjoyed with a teaspoon or a few of water to open them up. Great Balvenies both, surpassing IMO the doublewood and rum cask offerings that are a bit watery and light straight out of the bottle.

  • 5 November 2013

    The nose and taste here were excellent, however, not a traditional Balvenie with the 47,8% abv. which does not do this dram any favors. I'd add water to this, which I normally never do when enjoying a Balvenie.

  • 31 December 2011

    This is a great dram. The bottlings that are 18 years in the cask but sold as a 15 yr old scotch are really impressive. I just found one in Tampa, FL that was bottled in 2008 with a 2000 in cask date. The extra time in the cask makes this scotch even a better product. They are hard to find but worth the hunt!

  • 5 June 2011

    Wonderfully elegant Speysider. I particularly like this in the Fall (like my Highland Park).

  • 30 November 2010

    I treated myself to a bottle of this and after deliberating for a while in the shop (funds are tight at the moment) i have to say i'm so glad i bought it. The best whiskey i've tried so far, very rich, very smooth, so much flavour. A real beauty.

  • 3 December 2009

    Hints of vanilla and spice and its mellow warmth make this better than any Christmas cookie while sitting next to a fire. Find out what can really warm the soul, the palate and the spirit all at once...

  • 30 December 2008

    An interesting dram. The Vanilla is sweet and lasts a good long time. The finish never seems to finish at all, which is quite nice. There's some oak and a lot of spice. The extra alcohol content gives it an extra kick as well. I'd advise you to get a bottle, pour, drink, savor

  • 22 October 2008

    There's a man I know, that proclaimed that whiskey made him "shudder and grimace". This man was a wine and sometimes port drinker that was stuck in his ways and beliefs. He was subsequently given a bottle of The Balvenie for his 38th birthday. He is now cured.I'm sure it won't be another year 'til my next bottle.

  • 26 August 2008

    Nose: Sweet Vanilla and some oak Taste: The sweetest of malts that just makes you want to sip more. Finish: Smooth and somewhat long. Bottle ages range from 15 to 18 years old. You will buy one bottle, open it, and buy another and save it.