Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
46.0 % Vol.
50 ml
Added on
02 Jul 2018 5:23 pm by RonnySchnaps

Average value

€ 6.45

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18 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Paul John Bold

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.29 points

  1. Myke scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    in the nose emphasized smoky and spicy, pleasant. Strange taste ...
    I personally think the non-smoky version (Brilliance) is much better.
    [70 - 66 = average --- one dram is enough, thx for the experience]
    • Nose
      75 75
      initially slightly ashy smoke, in which a few pieces of plastic are smoldering. However, the smoke is not extreme and gives way to a wort over time.
      The flavor of charred oak changes into a slightly sweet star anise and clove flavor; Honey is also added, later also hops (?).
      Sometimes a sharp, peppery, acrid smoke comes up again ... I find it interesting.
    • Taste
      69 69
      very soft start, everything gets dry immediately. A sharpness comes into play briefly, but is also quickly gone.
      It goes over into hops / malt flavors, but looks somehow out of round.
      The smoke is initially suppressed and then finds itself in the direction of the exit in the form of burned matches or gunpowder flakes.
      Mhh, the taste somehow doesn't match the smell ...
      The second sip a bit fruity and sweeter, but somehow not really tangible.
      Warming the esophagus. But what bothers me personally is that gunpowder aroma, which does not seem to be properly integrated.
    • Finish
      67 67
      long finish of wort and gunpowder.

  2. Dagobert scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      74 74

  3. Martin1965 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Smoke, honey, spices
    • Taste
      Smoke, spices, honey, oak
    • Finish
      Medium long with seasoning

      Great smoky malt, no comparison to the Edited.
      Sweetness, smoke and spice integrated


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