Speyburn 10 Year Old Sample

3cl / 40%
  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • The Perfect Measure
Speyburn 10 Year Old Sample
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Speyburn 10 Year Old is a cult whisky from Speyside. Light and fresh with notes of honey, toffee and a hint of smoke.
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The Perfect Measure
Age
10 Year Old
Country
Scotland
Colouring
Yes

This is a 3cl sample from the original bottling of:

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Speyburn 10 Year Old

Speyburn 10 Year Old Reviews

30 Customer Reviews

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  • 4
    12 May

    Can't judge this bottle by the nose up front. But it has a very balanced flavor between sweet and smoky. I agree with JJR, it seams to develop with a little sitting. A touch of warm caramel on the nose and good malty smoky finish. Their seems to be a flavor I can't identify but I like it. Can't beat the price and quality. I can't wait to smell the bottom of my glass when the last of the dram evaporates in the morning.

  • 4
    8 April

    Nice flavor. I just bought a bottle this evening. I'll be honest, I didn't like the nose right off the bat (thus 4, as opposed to 5 stars), however I'm a little biased regarding the nose of the less peaty drams, such as this one, so one may want to take that bias into account. I poured a dram and let it breathe for 10 minutes or so. I must say that I am pleasantly surprised. A very pleasant and interesting flavor indeed. I plan to have another dram with a cigar tomorrow evening. I think it will be a perfect complement to a smooth, yet strong stogie, like a La Gloria Cubans Serie N. Looking forward to it. Cant' beat the price on a single malt of this caliber either!

  • 5
    25 January

    It has a smooth and sweet start and a wee bit of smoke on the finish for a perfect combination - excellent!

  • 5
    19 December 2016

    Balanced, full notes on first sip & swirling & finish.

  • 5
    19 December 2016

    Excellent value

  • 4
    21 November 2016

    An affordable, smooth, single malt.

  • 5
    30 September 2016

    Smooth, tasty, affordable.

  • 4
    10 September 2016

    Nice sipping malt. Goes well with a good cigar.

  • 5
    21 August 2016

    I can't afford Lagavulin and this is an excellent, affordable compromise, with nice depth to the flavor. Very smooth.

  • 3
    17 May 2016

    Nose (undiluted) Yes, Some vague, soft red fruits and...prunes? Citrus waves at you after a few minutes of airing out. Quite a very restrained nose, but very pleasing to my senses, none the less. Hints of vanilla behind all of the fruity, honeyed goodness. Speyside to a "T". Palate (undiluted) The notes on the box are accurate for a change, this is fairly honeyed. A light bodied offering of vanilla, pretty sweet initially (don't worry, not like a cloying low-quality blend or anything like that), lots of caramel, does some decent drying with a bit of oak, a small puff of smoke, very shy peat, and maybe some white pepper, if that's not my imagination. This isn't the least subtle of malts. Finish (undiluted) A pretty small puff of smoke and faint, dank wood. It lingers long enough that I do not call it a low-quality affair that ends just about abruptly, but it is on the short side for a malt.

  • 4
    21 April 2016

    Wasn't impressed the first time I tried it, but now, coming back after a couple weeks, I'm seriously impressed and feel like it's a totally different whisky! Sweet, honey, fruity, oaky, with just a hint of spice on the finish. A tasty 43% whisky... can't get much better for the price!

  • 5
    21 April 2016

    Extremely good value, and bettet than much more expensive single malts. A definitly buy. Speyburn 10 is firstfilled casks.

  • 5
    30 October 2015

    great tasting and very drinkable, good value too. with a kick.

  • 4
    7 April 2015

    Bougt for price as a trial. It is smooth and uneventful, as in nothing objectionable. The Bushmills SM 10 yr has much more flavor, but I would purchase the Speyburn over the Glenmorangie 10 yr. at a significant saving, and lose not much, I think.

  • 4
    10 February 2015

    I tried this single malt for the first time a couple of weeks ago as I usually purchase the highlands. I was very expressed, so smooth and very drinkable, my 10 year old stated 46 percent ABV. The price is very reasonable, you can''t go wrong with this one. Salt Lake City, Utah USA

  • R McDonald 19 November 2013

    This to me is a very understated malt.I have purchased a few bottles now and find this 10 yo to be very easy drinking , a light sweet speysider with a smoothe warm finish.I used to drink the Balvenie founders reserve 10yo, but since its demise for the much more expensive signature and indeed much less pleasing i have discovered speyurn as a replacement.A damned good dram without being over priced.

  • Johnny Norfolk 18 August 2013

    Inver House are very good makers of whiskey as this shows.If its to your taste you cannot fault the quality of make.

  • Anonymous 22 February 2013

    A better scotch then many that cost twice and even three times as much.

  • Jason's Scotch Whisky Reviews 28 January 2012

    "Nose": Soft red fruits,prunes. Citrus waves. Restrained nose, but very pleasing to my senses, nonetheless. Vanilla behind all of the fruity, honeyed goodness. Speyside to a "T". "Palate": Honeyed. Light bodied vanilla, pretty sweet initially, lots of caramel, does some decent drying with a bit of oak, a small puff of smoke, very shy peat, white pepper. This isn't the least subtle of malts. "Finish": A pretty small puff of smoke and faint.

  • Sacramento, CA 5 November 2011

    I keep coming back to this whisky. It's got a unique taste. Clean with a little bite. No sweetness in it. I drink it neat. Also, love the bottle. Foil wrapped. Cork top. Classic design. The cork top tells you these guys take pride in their whisky. For the money, you can't beat it!

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