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Overall rating
79.00/100
vote
1
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Struts its stuff
Vintage
30.11.2010
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
06 years old
Casktype
Refill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
134.4
Number of bottles
165
Strength
57.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
07 Dec 2017 9:10 am by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 164,77

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1 member rating

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Connoisseur jazzpianofingers
79

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Whisky Reviews for Paul John 2010 SMWS 134.4

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.00 points

  1. jazzpianofingers scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2017/12/12/smws-december-outturn-2017/

    N: As previously discussed, the resemblances between this and the Royal Brackla are notable. This is more chalky with a popadom note, samosa, Nigella seeds, a Mini Milk pong, PU cardboard and coppery candid distillate. Shows a great deal at 6 years old.

    T: So very astringent. With time and water: fruity with rubber tree sap. The distillate softens whilst some soft sweet fruitiness emerges.

    F: A small burned metallic milky distillate note [much like the Brackla], later with an interesting carb-sweet chew.

    C: Not happening at all for me, though finishing chews later on show more promise.

    Scores a D+

  2. Tauti did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    CASK No. 134.4
    Deep, rich & dried fruits
    Struts its stuffInitial price: 145£The nose is attractive, with deep, dark sweetness – brandy snaps, crème brûlée, tablet, dandelion and burdock and sweet black tea – hints of candied fruits and monstera deliciosa. The palate is wonderfully sweet and toothsome – syrup sponge and Daim bars with teasing polished wood and spice coming after – nutmeg, mace, spiced honey and Big Red gum. The reduced nose finds plum, fruit-cake, sherry, spiced rum, orange sherbet and Caramac. The palate now struts its sweetness and its spice – vanilla pods, brown sugar, chocolate caramels, Oddfellows, orange jelly and honey on charred oak – very rewarding, easy to drink and a beautifully warming after-glow.

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