Hazelburn 8 Cask Strength

Hazelburn 8 CS

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: Springbank

Region: Campbeltown

56.5% ABV

Aged For: 8 Years

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Light gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Honey, malt, oak, vanilla, salt, and dried meats with alcohol scents

Feel: Oily

Taste: Spicy, peppers, vanilla, oak, leather, chilies, funk, tobacco

Finish: Salty, with vanilla, oak, chilies, earth, Long and warm finish

Thoughts: I can see the appeal this has, but I have found I like a lot a wine cask influence on Springbank distillate. I also Prefer the heavily peated Longrow line the most. It’s a well made scotch, just not a scotch for my palate.

Score: 78 out of 100

 

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