Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select

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Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Kentucky Straight Wheat Whiskey
Batch 0001
45.2 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
04 Feb 2020 6:39 pm by Ras Mazunga

Average value

€ 42.46

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11 × member ratings

26 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.67 points

  1. MaltMartin scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Nose and finish are quite dry and bitter, the palate has got more wheated sweetness in it. Not a high-flyer though.
    • Nose
      Caramel with a hints of bitter oranges and overripe apples. Dried grasses and some hay. Lots of sandal wood followed with roasted corn and chestnuts. Later on some pine and leathery notes.
    • Taste
      Now more on juicy butter oak, maple syrup (Aunt Jemima!) and gingerbread. Hints of sweet cereal and honey-clover. Touch of vanilla and toasted almonds. Also stewed fruits of figs and dates. Tobacco at the background.
    • Finish
      Not that long. The oaky bitterness in the nose shows up again. A little ginger. Mint at the end.

  2. marmeladow scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Bottle 614 from batch 0002 was tasted. Sweet, less expressive bourbon with clear alcohol and some oak / vanilla / nut and noticeable glue.
    For me by far the weakest of the Woodford Reserve series (double oaked, straight malt, distillers select)
    20 drops of water per 40 ml are good for him.
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      78 78

  3. Sandman scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Baked apple, brown sugar, bandage wood, cinnamon, vanilla, bananas, nuts and bee honey.
    • Taste
      Roasted nuts, cinnamon, oak, vanilla, bee honey, coffee, orange and a hint of mint.
    • Finish
      Medium, dry, oak, cinnamon, nuts, touch of pepper and freshly ground coffee


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