Oban 14 Year Old

70cl / 43%
  • Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Oban 14 Year Old
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The Western Highland representative in Diageo's 'Classic Malt' series, Oban 14yo is a superb, full-blooded fruity malt with a whiff of heather and more than a hint of smoke.

Distillery Bottling
14 Year Old


  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


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  • Malt Malt
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  • Smoke Smoke

Oban 14 Year Old Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Tasting Notes

    Appearance: Olive gold

    Nose: Rich sweetness and fruits - oranges, lemons and pears, with sea-salt and peaty smokiness.

    Body: Full, rich.

    Palate: Mouth-filling late autumn fruits - dried figs and honey-sweet spices; followed by a smoky malty dryness.

    Finish: Long, smooth-sweet finish with oak-wood, dryness and a grain of salt.

37 Customer Reviews

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  • 4
    3 days ago

    Damn I never felt the smoky finish but it was a bit flavorful at the finish since I am used to blends. My fave being black label. As a single malt I enjoyed it. But it will take me some time to really figure out its ambiance. But I like it so far so 4*

  • 5
    5 March

    We all have fond memories of our first true love. I tried others, but Oban 14 is my go to for enjoyable sipping for the price. I''m ashamed to say I''ve spent 4x the money and was let down. Money isn''t everything.

  • 3
    4 February

    Pleasant smoky aroma. You can taste the salinity of the sea and a burst of spice. A simple dram that I enjoyed but definitely feel there are other options to consider when dealing within this price range and age bracket. Don''t feel I''ll explore this again but am happy I did try it since other I know have enjoyed this bottle.

  • 4
    31 January

    A decent run for your money. Subtle and gentle with the peaty smoke which is balanced well with the overall notes of fruit and salinity. I actually enjoy the smoke in more peaty bottles like the Lagavulin 16, but if that does not suit your palate, than this is a good choice.

  • 4
    6 January

    Perfect balance of sweetness maritime influence andlight peat smoke. A good long finish I do not notice as much smokiness as other reviews which suites me as not a lover of heavy smoked whiskys. Just bought DE of Oban looking foreward to trying it

  • 5
    24 December 2014

    a nice complex whisky .. for the money probably the best deal going.

  • 5
    21 December 2014

    underrated and delicious.

  • 4
    14 December 2014

    An instant rush to the taste buds, with a low level finish which is soon over. A very individual whisky of medium body, quite pleasant, perhaps a little overpriced.

  • 4
    27 August 2014

    The first sip changes every second--very, very complex. An almost perfect combination of smoothness, brine, citrus, vanilla, peat and smoke. To my mind, a quintessential Highland malt. Superb.

  • 26 February 2014

    Took a tour around this distillery, and a very fine tour it was, even found out that the distillery came before the town and picked up a wonderful Oban whiskey glass to boot. However, the highlight of this tour is certainly the tasting at the end where you get to sample this whiskey in its various incarnations. Wonderful drink.

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