Deanston 18

Deanston 18

Price: $140 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Deanston / Distell

Region: Highland

46.3% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 18 years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Golden

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Honey, pie crust, slightly floral, sugar, and very malt forward

Mouthfeel: Medium body

Palate/Taste: Minerally, malty, pastry crust, ginger, and honey

Finish: Light to medium warmth and shorter in length, salt and yeast, oak, and a touch of vanilla

Thoughts: If you like your scotch to have a heavy malt profile, this is for you, lots of honey here as well. Finish was a little disappointing however.

Score: 82 out of 100

 

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