Deanston Virgin Oak Whisky 70cl

Scotch Whisky • 70cl • 46.3%
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Deanston Virgin Oak
£33.99
In stock, get it Wed 29th

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Country Scotch Whisky
Distillery/Brand Deanston
Style Single Malt Whisky

Deanston Virgin Oak

Deanston Virgin Oak is made with young whisky which has been finished in brand new oak casks from Kentucky. Always a pleasure to have Deanston single malt Scotch whisky around, as they are certified by the Organic Food Association and power their distillery using hydro energy, so you can always feel good about the delicious dram in your hand.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose Fresh citrus, honeyed barley and a subtle hint of smoke.

Palate Toffee sweets pop up first, followed by a dollop of cream and oak notes.

Finish Oak spices on the finish.

Overall Well made, the new oak doesn't take over the whisky at all, which is always a risk with these casks.

Winner of 10 spirit awards

Gold
Gold
Single Malt No Age Statement - 2020
International Spirits Challenge
Gold
Gold
Highlands & Islands NAS - 2019
The Scotch Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business)
Gold
Gold
Highlands & Islands NAS - 2018
The Scotch Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business)
Gold
Gold
Highlands & Islands NAS - 2014
The Scotch Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business)
Silver
Silver
Single Malt Scotch - No Age Statement - 2022
San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Allergy information

This product does not contain any notifiable allergens
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Reviews for Deanston Virgin Oak
Absolutely disgusting
Yes, they sell this stuff that smells like alcohol and tastes just a tad better for 33GBP. But then you could grab heavenly Aberlour for the same price sometimes. So this is just an offense to any whiskey lover, really.
Alexey , United Kingdom
one month ago
Good, despite evident youth
Fruity & honeyed with an oaky bite at the tail end. Spices & a tease of smoke develop as it sits in the glass awhile, making it a tasty enough dram, but I'd be surprised to discover if it's any older than 5 years aged, total. Good value highland single malt.
Craig , Canada
2 months ago
Sits well alongside the 12 yr old.....
I'll admit I'm a fan of the Deanston distillates having started with the 12, dallied with the Kentucky Cask and now the V.O. I was pleasantly surprised how close in profile this was to the matured 12 yr old. It holds the recognisable Deanston profile and delivers the usual integrity punch of strength, non-chill filtration and no colour, all of which are always embraced in a good Scotch. It's a worthy addition in any quality line up of NAS whiskies and won't disappoint from the first neck pour.
David T , United Kingdom
7 months ago
Quite the accomplishment
Reminiscent of Mackmyra’s first Swedish oak releases, and believe me, that is high compliment.
Master of Malt Customer
10 months ago
Good bourbon notes from a scotch malt whisky
Love this one . Can't believe , like nosing a Wild Turkey 101 . Lots of bourbon notes on the palate and the prickly sensation on the tongue due to the virgin cask finish in 2nd maturation with a long finish.
Ian W , United Kingdom
one year ago
Smooth, and enjoyable
Excellent, totally enjoyable.
Dave S , Canada
one year ago
The whisky equivalent of a good house wine
A smooth one - all sweet toffee and fruit with honey on the nose. Not especially complex, but a very pleasant drink.
Ken G , United Kingdom
one year ago
Robust NAS whisky
The Deanston VO is bottled at 46.3% uncolored and non chill filtered. Decent traditional vanilla bourbon style NAS whiskey. A little rough around the edges due to its short maturation and highland malt spirit.
Martin , Netherlands
one year ago
A solid & robust NAS whisky
Deanston is a fairly modern distillery with a traditional craftsmanship style. Their Deanston VO is bottled at 46.3% and non-chill filtered, they didn't skimp on the presentation of the substance.

This whisky is finished on virgin oak casks that are normally used to age bourbon. It gives the whisky a decent new wood influence and a little more depth of flavor and smoothens out the rougher highland character a bit. The Deanston malt distillate is fairly rough as one would expect from a highlander and not as refined as speysides.

Overall if you are into bourbon and bourbon cask matured whisky and can get this for around 25-30 it is a good bang for buck no age statement whisky, that is better then a lot of entry age statements and whiskies that cost twice as much.

Two to three stars on the MoM ratings scale and four stars for price performance. Wild Turkey 101 equivalent of single malt.
Master of Malt Customer
one year ago
One to go back too, will
Everything the notes said & more
Chris L , United Kingdom
one year ago