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Oban Little Bay Small Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky 750ml Bottle

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Little Bay Small Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky
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Little Bay Small Cask Single Malt Scotch Whisky 750ml
This single malt Scotch whisky was crafted by finishing mature Oban Single Malt in small casks. Oban's Little Bay has graduated to the core range as a 70cl bottling. Master Blenders Dr. Matthew Crow and Dr. Craig Wilson use whisky matured in refill American oak hogsheads, European oak Sherry casks and refill casks with new ends for this expression before allowing the resultant single malt whisky to marry in small oak casks.
Beverage type:
Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Bottle size:
750ml bottle Single
Product Origin:
Scotland
UPC code:
88076179806
Tastes like:
Apple
Herbs
Wood
Cinnamon
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About the brand
Oban Single Malt Whisky is a West Highland malt, still produced in the same steadily slow, traditional fashion as it always has been since the distillery’s opening in 1784. One of Scotland's smaller distilleries, (it’s, in fact, Diageo’s second smallest distillery in terms of production, larger only than Royal Lochnagar), Oban sits in the heart of the town of the same name and uses water from Loch Glenn a’Bhearraidh in its production. The distillery is one of a very few distilleries in Scotland still using the traditional “worm tubs”, which are placed outside of the still house. There is also only one pot still and one wash still at Oban distillery. This is mainly due to the fact that Oban is also one of Scotland’s few remaining urban distilleries. With founders John and Hugh Stevenson having established a fishing hamlet around the site, the distillery itself stands on the main street, surrounded by other businesses. Production at the Oban site began in 1794, and the two Stevenson brothers ran the operations together until Hugh Stevenson died in 1820. On the event of his fathers’ death, Hugh’s son, Thomas began to manage production, and acquiring the remaining stocks in the distillery in 1822, he gained total control of the site. Despite Thomas Stevensons’ positive start he was sadly declared bankrupt a few years later Thomas’ eldest son, John, swiftly took over operations at the distillery, after buying it from his fathers’ creditors for the price of £1’500 in 1831. In 1898, the distillery was taken over by the Oban & Aultmore-Glenlivet Company. Around about this time, however, Oban suffered enormous losses due to the Pattison crisis. As Pattison’s blends were one of the major buyers of Oban single malt, this was devastating for Oban. On recovering from this crisis, it was only a matter of time before the next hit. After changing ownership to Scottish Malt Distillers in 1930, The distillery doors were closed from 1931 to 1937 due to the harsh economic climate. One may think that two heavy hits would be the end for Oban, yet quite the opposite was true for this Scottish institution. Following production re-launching at the site, the distillery began to prosper again. In 1968, Oban stopped using its own floor maltings, and the entire site underwent a major reconstruction, formally reopening in 1972. Since then, Oban has continued to thrive. The “classically briney West Highlander” character of Oban has led to a number of awards throughout its years. Recently these have included ‘Best Mainland Single Malt Whisky’ for its 14 Year Old expression at the World Whiskies Awards 2007 and Bronze Medal for Oban Little Bay at the 2016 World Whisky Awards. Under Diageo, the distillery has continued to release new and extremely well received expressions from its warehouse, a trend that will hopefully continue for many years to come.
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Ratings & Reviews (140)
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Fermin Lu
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Decent Smokey flavor smooth
Posted on Jul 17th, 2020
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Galdino Kamal
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Tr¨s bon mais je suis in addition to attir© standard les Whisky iod©s.
Posted on Jul 15th, 2020
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Lizeth Fleming
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Brilliant shading clear with high consistency. Nose is fragile with no smoke and fragrances of nectar margarine scotch raisins vanilla and dried organic product. Sense of taste is rich and round commanded by pleasantness with full body and a smooth smooth surface. Finish is somewhat short yet exceptionally lovely and light with a trace of glade blossoms. Needn't bother with water as it's completely opened right out of the container. In general a brilliant articulation of a fine brand.
Posted on Jul 15th, 2020
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Maximina Murphy
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Mineral apricot peat clean completion. A decent scotch however at the value point I favor others.
Posted on Jul 14th, 2020
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Herlinda Mi
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Great worth
Posted on Jul 14th, 2020
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Tasting Notes
Nose
Dried apple chips, floral herbs and chopped mint, candied orange and a touch of milky coffee.
Taste
Those fancy chocolates with the flakes of sea salt, pound cake topped with demerara sugar and cinnamon. Citrus returns on the mid-palate.
Finish
Spiced with cinnamon and ginger.
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