KRB80

Hazelburn 12 Year

Single Malt — Campbeltown, Scotland

Tasted May 6, 2019
3.75
3.75 out of 5 stars
Nose: sherry influence is immediately apparent. Marzipan, figs, apples, sugar cookies, slightly grassy, cashews, a touch of funk Taste: follows the nose...marzipan, fig butter, apples, chocolate-orange, nutty, a bit of sulphur. Finish: this is where, imo, this whisky falls off. It’s short, a bit strident, and bitter with some sulphur notes and a touch of peatiness although this isn’t Peated. Not worth the MSRP of approx 90-95 dollars in the USA but I scored a couple bottles on Black Friday at a liquor store who clearly had no idea wth they were doing for $12/ bottle. All in all, I’d say it was worth it.
  • KRB80
    May 14, 2019

    @PBMichiganWolverine haha, right? He had to have gotten it as a throw-in with a large order or something. That store doesn’t have a decent selection of whisky nevermind something slightly esoteric like Hazelburn. The flyer said the regular price was $40. Clearly no idea.

  • PBMichiganWolverine
    May 14, 2019

    @KRB80 $12??! What’s scary is that companies don’t sell below their own cost...so, imagine that profit margin when it’s normal retail !