Speyburn 10

Speyburn 10

Price: $26 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Speyburn / Inver House

Region: Speyside

43% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 10 years

Cask Type: Ex-Bourbon

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Pale gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Barley malt, honey, light apples, and young wood

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Caramel, vanilla, pears, apples, oak, and possibly a faint smoke?

Finish: Short, with a linger of stewed honey, apples, and oak.

Thoughts: For how cheap it is, I expected more offputting notes, or astringency, which I did not find. If your friends like Glenlivet and you’re being cheap entertaining I doubt they would notice much of a difference.

Score: 73 out of 100