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


  • Figs Figs
  • Smoke Smoke
  • Honey Honey
  • Malt Malt

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.

75 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    7 days ago

    I gave this bottle of Malt Whiskey as a present. The man I gave it to prefers Oban Whiskey over others. We both came from Oban and know it's worth..

  • 5
    25 December 2017

    Smooth, fruity perfect for after dinner

  • 5
    18 December 2017

    My absolute favorite. Smooth yet complex. Highly recommended.

  • 5
    14 December 2017

    A very good drink my first taste at the distillery last year

  • 5
    11 December 2017

    Having a sip as I write this. A brilliant whiskey.

  • 3
    9 December 2017

    Nothing special!

  • 5
    1 December 2017

    I will digress from describing this malt by its flavour profile, and focus on the overall experience. I've been tasting and collected scotch whiskies now for about five years, and haven't tried this malt until tonight. I am so regretful that I haven't sooner. *Poured 1.5 oz with a couple drops of iced water, and rested for 15 minutes. -The flavours jump onto the tongue immediately, with a wonderful marriage of all of its components; none too overwhelming. -I am blown away at the minimal alcohol fumes, which makes it easier to taste through olfactory. In other words, for being at 43%, It's MUCH smoother than many I've had at 40%. -The smokiness is certainly noticeable, but it doesn't dominate the aftertaste like many malts are. -It is certainly sweet, but not syrupy OVERAL: After the first sip, I knew right away that I would always have a bottle of this in stock until the day I die. I can't say that for many. Additionally, I will likely use this to introduce people to scotch whiskey.

  • 4
    10 October 2017

    Been "actively" drinking whisky for a few years and this is by far one of the best I tried. Sweet and fruity (I really liked the dried figs note) but with that light smoky feeling that really strikes me when I drink scotch. The oak wood finish is strong, but not too much, and it leaves you with a feeling of satisfaction and warmness. I would give it 4.5 stars, just because I fancy a stronger taste more.

  • 5
    26 September 2017

    Hemingway would say " it was good."

  • 4
    22 September 2017

    Mmm delicious pencil shavings.

  • 5
    21 September 2017

    Excellent, I have been drinking whisky for over 10 years and this is definitely my top 3 favorites. I give it a 4.75

  • 5
    16 September 2017

    We had the pleasure of tasting 20 different Scotch whiskys while staying at Glengorm Castle on the Isle of Mull (western Scotland). My husband loved many, but for me, this was the only one. Most others were too dry and peaty for me. I loved the sweet, smokey flavor of Oban. The autumnal spices were complex and delicious! Definitely a smooth, easy to drink whisky.

  • 5
    23 August 2017

    Awesome Scotch, smooth sweet to spicy finish.

  • 4
    6 July 2017

    Salty and smoky nose. Fruity and salt on the palate, with hints of cereal. Good length. One of my favourite everyday drams.

  • 5
    21 May 2017

    A fantastic, smooth to taste whisky

  • 2
    29 April 2017

    Oh dear. This is a soft, smooth, sweet & slighty smoky single malt. Only one thing disappointed me. The added caramel. From the very first nosing I detected it. It put me off what could be a very fine malt.

  • 4
    9 March 2017

    Really good. Smooth. Some citrus notes. Give it a try

  • 3
    9 March 2017

    Excellent n really smooth drink for any occasions and makes one feels really nice with its tingling taste

  • 4
    1 March 2017

    Only been drinking whiskey for a few years. This is by far the best single malt I've ever tasted (so far)... Honey on the tongue before the spice hits. Sweet and smokey after. This whiskey is incredible. Only giving four stars because I haven't tred a ton of single malts. However this whiskey is superb!!!

  • 3
    8 February 2017

    Sweet honey nose, oily mouth feel with some fruit and spice, finish is mostly spicy with a dominate mineral note on the finish. 85/100

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