Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Stated Age
06 years old
1 Bourbon Barrel and 1 Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
56.6 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
19 Oct 2018 2:30 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 116.25

8 × in wishlist

46 × member ratings

44 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Paul John 2011 CA

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.38 points

  1. topos did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    this one is the infamous vatting cock-up that turned out a divine accident. 8/10
    • Nose
      smoked redcurrants, kriek lambic, stroopwafels. smoked fish in the background. wide, warm, aromatic.
    • Taste
      mukhwas, menthol, then sour cherry, redcurrants and bonfire peat. thick and full.
    • Finish
      very long on the above

  2. theograph scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    A great malt! Many interesting spice notes and herbs. And medical notes, pretty exciting.

    Many thanks to my friends at Cadenhead Vienna for the sample!
    • Nose
      In the nose exotic spices and herbs, perfume notes, liqueur wine, fermented grapes, caramelized plums, mint and medicinal notes ...
    • Taste
      Peppercorn on the palate, smoke, strong spicy notes, herbaceous, oak, medicinal notes, dried fruit, smoke and ashes in the background, salt?
    • Finish
      Strong on the finish, smoky and many spice notes, liqueur wine and salt again?
      Spicy remains late, the spices are strong. But maybe the sharpness comes from the addition of the water ...
      And where does this medical grade come from?

  3. detachedblue scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Thick jam, very sweet, a touch of fresh grapes, some new oak.
    • Taste
      Sweet and jammy, red fruits, perfume, paint, plastic.
    • Finish
      Medium, coffee beans, bitter oak

  4. joep scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. Jackson05 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Paul John 6 year 56.6%

    N: Some heat but also smoked brisket, charcoal, hickory, menthol, spearmint, other smoked meats, perhaps clove, bay leaf, thyme.

    P: Licorice root, heat, billowing smoke, caraway, Carob, bay leaf, medium weight

    F: Menthol, tiger balm, grape juice, hot, soft, rubber, raisin

    Notes: A hobby of mine is smoked bbq, but funnily enough I don’t love it in malts. This has smoked meat in spades. If you like that, plus some herbs and don’t mind a bit of heat, well this is right in your wheelhouse then.


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