Deanston Virgin Oak Sample

3cl / 46.3%
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Deanston Virgin Oak Sample
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Finished in virgin-oak casks, this release from Deanston is delightfully sweet with notes of candied fruit, vanilla and toffee.
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Deanston Virgin Oak



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Deanston Virgin Oak Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Notes

    Nose: Heady virgin oak bursting with lemon zest and sweet barley sugar with delicious notes of apple and nutmeg.

    Palate: A delightful sweetness evoking memories of candied fruits and vanilla toffee balanced with heather honey.

    Finish: A satisfying light spice with a rewarding burst of honeyed malt and sweet oakiness.

9 Customer Reviews

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  • 4
    3 February

    honey on the nose!....spicey on the palate....and some lemon and orange zest...lot going on there....nice finish too For the price?....excellent value.....definitely vanilla flavours in there from the oak barrels.....great to bring to a party.....

  • 4
    26 December 2017

    This is a beautiful easy drinking single, it's bottled at 46 percent so it's best with a wee drop of water to bring out the richness and the fullness of its flavour. There is much sweetness and fruit along with characteristic vanilla fresh oak.

  • 4
    11 November 2016

    Nicely done for an NAS. It fills a void. It's not your sherried Macallan, nor is it your fruity Tomatin or Glenfiddich. The oak comes through nicely and the candy flavor is well done as well.

  • 5
    4 August 2016

    Very good whisky. Tastes sweet and clean. Neutral flavor unlike any other Scotch I've tried. Smells a little like a cheap blend but only a little. Don't buy this one for the nose. Finish is pleasant and lasts a long time. Nothing complex about the flavor but it tastes nice. Great neat but you could use it for a mixed drink if you didn't enjoy it straight. It's that neutral.

  • 3
    13 October 2015

    At 46.3 % i found it harsh with it being so young. 40% may have been a better bet for this. At this strength it needs far more time to reach its potential. I do not think you can rush whisky like this.

  • 5
    6 July 2015

    Perfect dram in this price range! highly recommended.

  • Anonymous 18 December 2011

    Very very quality singel malt!

  • Aleram 11 December 2011

    .....amazing, wonderful, briliant for his range...extreamly a yung person, so a yung whisky could be unexpectible...

  • Toronto Tim 10 November 2011

    A beautiful, simple and soft malt. Perfect daily dram, lovely colour.