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William Penn American Blended Whiskey

Overall rating
72.33/100
votes
3
Category
American Whiskey
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
80 (proof)
Size
47 ml
Label
Eighty Proof - 1/10 Pint
Bottled for
Gooderham & Worts, Peoria IL, San Francisco CA
Added on
07 Apr 2019 10:52 am by MaltMartin

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Whisky Reviews for William Penn American Blended Whiskey

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 72.33 points

  1. MaltMartin scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    American blended whiskies always contain a lot of Neutral Grain Spirit (NGS). NGS is very present in this old blended whiskey from Hiram Walker's premises in Peoria, Illinois (which used to be one of the largest whisk(e)y production facilities in the world, in the 1960's/1970's).
    • Nose
      Lots of grainy notes of cereal and draff. Sawdust and fresh pencil shavings. Light flowery bouquet. Contrary to single grains this whiskey lacks the sweetness of coconut and bananas.
    • Taste
      Not much going here. Soft maltiness with cinnamon and candied ginger. Barley sugar. Anise and fennel seed. A little nuttiness as well. Some metalic notes at the background.
    • Finish
      Short. Clove and liquorice at the end. Easy drinkable, but no complexity at all. Seems perfect for making cocktails.

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