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Oban - Close to my favorite single malt whisky

  • Nov 9, 2011

Aberlour is probably  my favorite single malt scotch, but its followed very closely by Oban.  Actually depending on my mood this could change and Oban might be my favorite for the evening.  Oban is a Highland Whisky.   There is a little smokiness to the Oban but its not like the strong peaty whiskey from Islay.   It has a beautiful gold color with a rich full nose that is at times sweet and then smokey with a little peat.   It has a delightful dry finish that is very smooth and a little sweet.   My daughter who also loves scotch likes Oban very much.  My partner Mark would probably give 2 or 3 points but he prefers the very peaty scotch.   I give it a 4 rating but on a good night I might give it a 5.   Its a toss up at times for me Oban or Aberlour.


Oban - Close to my favorite single malt whisky

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Highland Single Malts are single malt Scotch whiskies produced in the Highland region of Scotland. This categorization includes the whiskies produced on the islands around the perimeter of Scotland (the Island Single Malts), except for Islay (see Islay whisky).

List of Highland malts

  • Aberfeldy Single Malt
  • Allt-a-Bhainne Single Malt
  • An Cnoc
  • Ardmore Single Malt
  • Balbair Single Malt
  • Ben Nevis Single Malt
  • Benrinnes Single Malt
  • Blair Athol Single Malt
  • Clynelish Single Malt
  • Dallas Dhu Single Malt
  • Dalmore Single Malt
  • Dalwhinnie Single Malt
  • Deanston Single Malt
  • Drumguish Single Malt
  • The Edradour Single Malt
  • Glen Albyn Single Malt
  • Glencadam Single Malt
  • Glen Deveron Single Malt
  • Glen Eden Single Malt
  • Glen Garioch Single Malt
  • Glengoyne Single Malt
  • Glenmorangie
  • Singleton of Glen Ord
  • Glenturret Single Malt
  • Imperial Single Malt
  • Inchgower Single Malt
  • Inverarity Single Malt
  • Loch Dhu Single Malt
  • Loch Lomond Single Malt
  • Loch Morar Single Malt
  • Macphail's Single Malt
  • Mannochmore Single Malt
  • McClelland's Single Malt
  • Millburn Single Malt
  • Oban Single Malt
  • Old Pulteney Single Malt
  • Royal Brackla
  • Royal Lochnagar Single Malt
  • The Singleton Single Malt
  • Teaninich Single Malt
  • Tomatin Single Malt
  • Tullibardine Single Malt
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