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Paul John Classic Select Cask

Overall rating
83.73/100
votes
57
Whiskybase ID
WB113100
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2017
Casktype
American White Oak Ex-Bourbon Barrels
Strength
55.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
Batch 04
Barcode
8904014800798
Added on
31 may 2018 2:37 pm by RR60
Non-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 67.20

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Whisky Reviews for Paul John Classic Select Cask

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.73 points

  1. molpet scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Surprisingly good. Tropical fruits (pineapple, banana, mango), malt, honey, ginger, no off notes. Enough complexity. Good texture and viscosity. Simply good stuff for a fair price!
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. JBKwb scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. coldsun scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Citric zest, new wood, little chemicals, barley malt, dryness.

  4. MLE scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. diamond2000 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: bright, slightly tingling from alcohol, fresh white bread, flowering linden, honey, ripe pear, some oriental spices and spices that are difficult to identify, fragrant hay, charred wood. It is sweeter with water, a lot of vanilla, a pie with baked pear and honey, nutty tones (a mixture of nuts), exotic fruits, cedar wood appear.

    Flavor: rich, red pepper, spices, honey, ripe pear, melon, vanilla, shortbread, icing, white bread crust.

    Finish: Longer than average, spices are already more accented - coriander, cloves, paprika, ginger powder, white bread crumb, a hint of wood.

    Score: 86

    Bottom line: a very worthy Indian, definitely deserves attention, I did not feel any depth and age, but I liked the unusual profile and brightness. Perhaps there is some merit here of their regional six-row barley, which gave this unusual profile.
    I rarely experiment with water, but here it worked, the whisky opened up very much in the aroma, the sharpness of the spirits went away, the taste did not add much, the pepperiness was slightly gone. Without water, the score was 84.

  6. wbarchive_103403 did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      83 83

  7. thewhiskeyjug scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    No reason to not enjoy this whisky. Aroma is fun and fruity with a light tropical fruit essence hiding under the heavier orchard fruit layer; Palate is rich, heavy and bold with a wall of complex fruit; Finish is a warm bold fade of its core notes.

  8. RR60 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

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