Oban 14

Oban 14

Price: $80 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Oban / Diageo

Region: Highland

43% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 14 years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Medicinal, citrus, slight smoke, seaweed, damp hay, damp wood.

Mouthfeel: Intermediate

Palate/Taste: Caramel, honey, citrus, gentle smoke, and a bit of oak.

Finish: Slight warmth, salty, honey, pepper, and gentle smoke.

Thoughts: The best way I can summarize is to describe it as “coastal”, wasn’t my cup of tea but not badly made.

Score: 73 out of 100