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Deanston 12 Year Old

Working Mans Malt

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@VolksReview by @Volks

28th Mar 2014


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Deanston is very much an unrecognised and understated malt. It's an honest and somewhat simple malt with craft presentation. Nothing wrong with it.

  • Nose: vanilla, cherry wood, malt, banana, lemon, little note of grain whisky (or something like it), light oak, white pepper and some candied floral notes. With water very similar to the neat version but there is a noticeable addition of lemongrass

  • Pallet: sweet then spicy and lemon honey, cherry (fruit), light toffee, a bit harsh when neat. With water less harsh, all the flavours are more prominent.

  • Finish: bit nippy, dry, malty and a touch of floral. With water as with the pallet, no great change, but the alcohol fizz is dampened down.

  • Mark neat – 8.1, with water 8.3

I don't think this whisky would be rated very high low by anyone. Its very much decent and honest. Great cabinet whisky to have after a tough day. Or to have along side something more distinctive.

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Volks commented

apologies, this whisky is 46.3%

7 years ago 0

GotOak91 commented

A nice and honest review for a simple drop. Makes me want to seek it out.

7 years ago 0

Volks commented

@GotOak91 yeah honest is absolutely what it is. I would highly recommend this because of it

7 years ago 0

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