Monday, August 15, 2022

Oban 18


The first segment(Mostly not available on google search)

Occasions, tips, alternates, cocktails, food pairings, SJ's Rating, Feel. 

SJ's Rating- Top Shelf
As expected, smooth & delicious.  Loved it! Some things are worth the money, Oban 18 is a fine example of that. 
Occasion- Special occasion Moab visit
SJ's Pro tip- Have it neat to get its in-depth flavor 
Alternates- Glenlivet Archive 
Cocktails- N/A
Food pairing- Chicken momo
Feel(After Tasting)- Delighted πŸ˜‡

The second segment(Technical details that are mostly available on a google search)
I have already covered Oban 14 in my previous blog. Please refer to that for distillery info. 
Reads the product label "An elegantly matured single malt that balances opulent fruit flavors with rich peat smoke and spicy wood, culminating in long, smooth finish." Nothing more to be said here πŸ˜†. Highly enjoyable single malt scotch. 

Vital Stats- Oban 18 Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Price- $156.99 for 750ml
Age- 18 years
ABV- 43%
Region- Highland
Distillery- Oban Distillery, Stafford Street, Oban, Scotland
Awards won- 2020 SIP Gold Medal and innovation star award winner among multiple others

Tasting info-
Serving glass- Whisky Tumbler
Serving style- Neat
Appearance- Beautiful dark amber
Aroma- Flowery, hits of smoke, spices, vanilla, dark chocolate
Flavor- Smokey, sweet, some spices like cinnamon, chocolate
Body- Full bodied
Finish- Smooth, long, lingering & warm

Single Malt Lovers you need to try this! πŸ˜ƒPeriod. Enjoy Responsibly. Cheers!πŸ₯ƒπŸ₯ƒ
Not in the mood to read? Listen to my SingleMaltLives Podcast instead. 

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