Oban Little Bay

70cl / 43%
  • Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Oban Little Bay
Web Exclusive Price £54.45 £45.38 ex VAT (£77.79 per litre)
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Oban Little Bay is married in the smallest casks available at the distillery, 200-litre ex-bourbon barrels. This has resulted in a rich whisky with notes of stone fruit, spice and honey.
Distillery Bottling


  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


  • Black Pepper Black Pepper
  • Orange Orange
  • Peach Peach
  • Honey Honey
  • Brioche Brioche

Oban Little Bay Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Stuart P

    Nose: Clean, bright fruit, with aromas of peach, orange peel and a touch of red berries. Some pleasing oatmeal-biscuit notes, too, along with honey and cherry.

    Palate: Fuller on the palate, with cinnamon and clove mingling with rich, honeyed fruit – apricot, apple and orange – and brioche. A sprinkling of freshly cracked black pepper perks up the palate, too, along with a hint of barrel char.

    Finish: The citrus fruit and spices fade in equal proportion.

  • Producer's Tasting Notes

    Appearance: Rich antique gold.

    Nose: Oily, waxy and nutty, balanced by ripe orchard fruits. Notes of almond fruit cake on denser Christmas pudding, with cereal and orange behind.

    Body: Medium to rich. Good viscosity.

    Palate: The comforting chewiness of rich fruit-bread, hints of orange zest and clove, growing drier, still minty, with crisp green apple.

    Finish: In a word, long. Quite syrupy at first, then drying, with elegant coating tannins rich in dark chocolate character.

20 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    13 August

    Full body. Very fruity with a long finish. I just love it!!!

  • 4
    1 July

    This is a delightful find, and especially great for the price, I've found it at, which is half of what's listed here. Very warm with fruity/bready sweetness, and definitely peppery on the end. Clearly won't replace the sterling Oban 14 on your shelf, but the price alone makes it worth having a bottle in your collection.

  • 5
    5 May

    I couldn't find my favourite Glen Morangie at Duty Free so took a chance on this and absolutely love it!!

  • 5
    21 April

    Great dram forget the 12 or 14 and go blended

  • 5
    29 March

    Complex and very enjoyable!

  • 5
    29 March

    Excellent!! Lives up to the reviews I’ve read!

  • 5
    16 March

    great taste very smooth with good fruit nose.Easy one of the best I have ever tasted just got it here in the states.

  • 2
    10 February

    I honestly was disappointed with this one, too peppery for my tastes. I get some fruit on the backend, but all in all I would not buy again

  • 5
    24 January

    Has unseated Lagavulin as my go to brew.

  • 5
    30 December 2017

    Smooth!!!!! Very nice.

  • 4
    16 November 2017

    smooth and rich! Comes with a reasonable price. One of my favourites.

  • 5
    31 July 2017


  • 4
    30 April 2017

    Oban nailed this NAS whisky. Fruity Nutty and Spicy yet mellow without the young whisky varnish flavor that haunts many NAS Scotches. My local store has it on sale for $35! Going to buy 10 more at that price!

  • 5
    9 February 2017

    Worth every penny a deliciously sweet & peppery single malt very pleased with this purchase:-)

  • 4
    16 January 2017

    Fuller flavour than Oban 14. Fruit flavour at the start giving way to an earthy finish

  • 5
    9 January 2017

    A full, rich, complex character that still manages to reflect the the simplicity of it'a bay side home. First experienced at the distillery, beneath the cliffs, a block from the bay - it perfectly captures the spirit of the town: independent and uncompromising, yet mellow. As warm as the people and as satisfying.

  • 5
    7 August 2016


  • 4
    30 July 2016

    Pleasing aromatic and taste. Very smooth.

  • 5
    11 May 2016

    A very fine malt

  • 4
    15 March 2016

    All is well