The Balvenie

The Balvenie

Aged 14 Years, Rum Wood

ABV: 47.1%

Age: No age statement Years Old

Style: Single Malt

Country: Scotland

Region: Speyside

Overall
Score

7.4

Tasting Notes

Nose

Orange liqueur sweetness and a sweet chlorine. Orange peel and banana. With water a little more sherbety, then grassiness, vanilla and blossom. More baked banana.

Palate

Lots of bourbon cask character, with toasted oak and vanilla.

Finish

More US oak and a burnt twig bitterness.

Comment

The overall experience was harmed by the bitterness.

Taster Score
7.5

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