Oban 14 Year old - A personal favourite
Sampled by itself, neat, room temperature. Nose: The warmth of the whisky really penetrates deep into the nose. It's a sharp sensation. A little bit of cinnamon faintly apparent. Strong oak throughout… read more
Oban 14 Year old - 24 Days of Christmas: Day 2!
My wife just picked me up a 24 bottle whisky sample pack for Christmas. She picked it up from Master of Malt based off my oh so very subtle hints based off an email I sent her asking for it for Christmas… read more
Oban 14 Year old - Lobster bake in a bottle.
Color: Perfectly gold. Nose: quite fruity and floral. Pine needles and sea spray. Wisp of soap. Body: medium and smooth. Palate: a spoonful of salt in the mouth. Lemon-butter and toffee. Finish: A … read more
Oban 1995 Distiller's edition - Fig, sweet but not complex
Nose: Waxy , sweet and a bit of dried apricot sort of fruitiness. Damp soil and wood, giving way to some marzipan. Palate: Sweet , honey and bitter chocolate with marzipan topping, folowed by honey c… read more
Oban 14 Year old - Coastal Diageo
Nose: A medley of sherry, citrus, and mineral notes, with none dominating. A nice nose - and pleasant - but not very "inviting." Palate: Has the mineraly/chalky texture, with vanilla, faint sherry, … read more
Oban 14 Year old - A grower
I bought a bottle of Oban 14 yo on the recommendation of a well-informed store clerk. I knew reviews on this one were all over the place, but the clerk's analysis convinced me it was worth a shot. My … read more
Oban 14 Year old 20cl - Apres diner scotch
Colour is golden, very bright and clear. Nose is fairly malty, barley cereal and floral notes, hibiscus. First taste shows some tannic bitterness of long steeped tea. Moderately spicy finish with some… read more
Oban 14 Year old - Malt, Salt, Heather and Leather
Nose: An interesting mix of dry grassy notes and sea smells. Tomato stems. Citrus rind. A wee suggestion of sweet malt in here as well. And cherry, which oddly starts me on catching a fair bit of bourbon… read more
Oban 18 year old - One of the best I have tried
This expression is very smooth and long lasting on the palette. This will now become a staple in my whisky cabinet.
Oban 14 Year old - 1794 - a good year for whisky
Oban's distillery backs onto the town's coast, and the fresh sea air that must permeate through the streets of the town also finds itself charmingly aligned with a smoky quality in its whisky. That is not… read more