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Deanston 18 Year Old

(70cl, 46.3%)

Deanston 18 Year Old

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Deanston 18 Year Old Bottling Note

A 2015 addition to the Deanston range, this expression has been matured for 18 years, including a finishing period in first-fill Kentucky bourbon casks. It was bottled without chill filtration at 46.3% ABV. Oodles of rich honey, luxurious vanilla, sugary shortbread and a touch of fresh ginger. You don't get to see much Deanston these days, so more expressions from them are always welcome!

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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Enjoyable earthy vanilla up front, paired with Golden Grahams, honeydew melon and flint.

Palate: Lemon cheesecake and orange boiled sweets, shortly followed by stem ginger and beeswax.

Finish: Oily walnut and barley.

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Deanston 18 Year Old Reviews

Brilliant

A very fine, well made single malt. I can just recommend it. Such a great dram!

28th June 2022

Really nice

A lovely, straightforward whisky.
Smooth, rich and a joy to sip and savour.

4th June 2022

Fantastic

Received A Miniature Bottle of This Sublime 18 Year old Malt Whisky, I WILL Certainly Be On The Hunt for A Full 70 cl Bottle of This Sublime Nectar, To Help Me Sleep At Night 🌙🌙🌙

22nd May 2022

Quality all the way

Just had my first Deanston 18 delivered from MoM, and was expecting something special, seeing how much i enjoyed the 12, and have to say am not disappointed. Every facet of this scotch just screams quality, and all i'm bothered about is trying to make it last a little longer !! I wont repeat the nose and flavours as others have done, but as someone who normally gravitates towards sherry monsters & islay drams, this makes a wonderful change - i love it can you tell !!

3rd February 2022

Hard to better this, but I’ll keep trying.

Each birthday or Christmas I get my family to buy me 2 bottles of Whisky, one for drinking and one for keeping, have to say it’s going to be difficult keeping the second bottle of the Deanston 18 Year Old, may need a repeat order !
Simply superb, one of my favourites.

2nd February 2022

Very Plesant.

I bought two bottles of the 18 year as Christmas presents ( one for me!). Very glad I did as it’s an excellent dram.

29th December 2021

I can very warmly recommend this single malt whisky.

Creamy vanilla, sweet apples, treacle, very complex oak structure.
Really very wonderful aromas, similar to well aged Calvados.

- Max Clanton, Belguim.

24th October 2021

Excellent

An absolute citrus bomb! Orange and Apricot dominate. Bottled with integrity at 46.3%, natural colour and without chill filtration. A highly accomplished malt from a distillery rapidly growing in stature.

20th August 2021

The DEANSTON 1''8yo, 46,3%abv, natural color, non-chill filtered:

AGE comes through well. OLD dusty wood, dry bark, oak nuts, chestnuts. Fresh red and yellow APPLES, juicy, clean, like in a young GLENGOYNE.

Nectarines, dried pineapple. Raspberries. Tropical - mango, papaya. Coconut water. Slight banana note. Freshly pressed orange juice, blood oranges, orange peels, sweet tangerines. Lime juice and lime peels.
Wild strawberries. Candied morello cherries. Black currants. Brambles (Blackberries).
Soft marzipan in the back of it.

Vanilla pod. With aeration, STAR ANISE.

Very soft refreshing minerality. Earthy.

Palate is sweet, fruity, and with a mild mature bitterness. Cardamon. Cinnamon. Slightly drying.
Cocoa powder as it goes down.

Fruitier than the 1''2, softer, and somewhat drier. Sweet, but does not have the caramel you find on the 1''2 ( vanilla, however, definitely ). The 1''8 furthermore lacks the certain barnyard funk I get in the 1''2.

Short finish - Otherwise, this is ~
~ Very solid.

13th March 2021

Here we have it, one of the best value 18yos on the market

Rich sappy goodness from the oak, augmenting Deanston's usual sweet and balanced malt. I agree with a previous reviewer that it is refreshing that this release is unaugmented by sherry casks or wine finishes, as the industry has come to rely on to sell older malts and all it often serves to do is homogenise and dumb down the end result. This is a belter of a dram and enjoyable in the same way as higher vintage Linkwoods, but with a rather more consistent cask policy to my tastes.

18th February 2021

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