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Oban Distillery

Stafford Street , Oban, Argyll, PA34 5NH, Scotland
Tel: +44 1631 572 004
Fax: +44 1631 572 006


Articles (10)

Captain's log
'Win a week's sailing in the Classic Malts Millennium Cruise,' writes Philip Froude, 'too good a chance to let pass by I think and, blow me down, I win!'

November 2000, Issue 12, page 41

Crossing the lines
If you fancy visiting some unusual distilleries,why not base yourself in a town and take in the tourist sites too? Here we pick four base camps

July 2008, Issue 73, page 38

Drams on the ocean wave
Nothing quite beats the thrill of visiting a distillery by water. Dominic Roskrow looks at the link between whisky and sailing.

September 2008, Issue 74, page 20

Is it a bear or a bull?
John Rose with another selection of outstanding collectible bottles

July 2006, Issue 57, page 62

Small but perfectly formed (Oban)
Oban is a wonderful but compact distillery in a picturesque port town. Ian Buxton visited it

November 2005, Issue 52, page 24

spy
We bring you the news,show reviews and Dave's look at the whisky world.

April 2009, Issue 79, page 6

The enemy within
Richard Jones reveals the terrible truth: the ‘auld enemy' may have been involved in the production of your treasured dram

June 2003, Issue 31, page 56

The wild wild west
Touring the pretty west coast of Scotland? Gavin D. Smith looks at what's on offer for the whisky enthusiast.

July 2010, Issue 89, page 30

Whisky Week
Whisky Week tours Scotland Inspired by Homecoming Scotland's aim to attract as many folk from around the world as possible, Whisky Week was born to provide the very best tastings and dinners in the he...

October 2009, Issue 83, page 8

Whisky Week: Join the fun
Enjoy a week of whisky celebrations throughout Scotland.

June 2009, Issue 80, page 8

Whiskies (8)

Oban
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
Clean and balanced.

Oban 14 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Classic, gentle and pleasing. A consensual malt. Good match with salmon and light seafood dishes.

Oban 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Harmonious as a water colour. A full display of soft flavours. A lovely springtime whisky to enjoy with red fruit.

Oban 20 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 57.90%
8 The nose is very distinguished and floaty. The palate is a bit too assertive because of the high strength. Requires oxygenation and water.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Oban Classic Malts Distillers Edition 1992
- Scotland - 43.00%
8 An appetizing dram like a dried fruit cake. Rich and malty. A drop of water will be enough to cheer it up. More knocks it down.

Oban Distillers Edition 1993 Montilla Fino
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
This works best for me. The distillery character has been retained,given a little tweak and the result is excellent.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Oban Distillers Edition, Montilla
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Demonstrably an evocative whisky. Salty and winey, but neither as overt as in the comparable Glenmorangie Fino.

Oban Limited Edition
Single Malt - Scotland - 55.20%
7 Good presence and a sumptuous palate.

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