Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Ringo George
Stated Age
05 years old
2nd Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
58.8 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
05 Feb 2020 1:20 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 188.89

3 × in wishlist

11 × member ratings

22 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Paul John 2014 SMWS 134.5

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.11 points

  1. Glenjasper scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Had the whisky in the blind taste. Very fruity, rather tropical fruits with an oily topping and a smoky note.

    Would never have imagined having a five year old whisky from India in the glass.

    A very strong and characterful whisky. Great.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  2. DrunkDude scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Very special one, the palate and nose of this dram is really different. But it’s balanced and u will love it.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Baked bacon, subtle basil, baked peppers, salty, under those flavors, there’s berries, apples, scent of savory. With water, it reveals more ginger, meat, incense, baked cinnamon. 89
    • Taste
      89 89
      Round herbal and honey sweetness with subtle beef fat touch. then traceable vinegar sour, but there’s a notable rich wood, cooked black pepper and white pepper with a subtle savory. The palate got Grilled Mashrooms, tea leaves and wood tannin touches. 89
    • Finish
      89 89
      Strong spices, citrus, chocolate, strong tannin, long 89

  3. mema82 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

  4. FernetBranco did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Issue price in February 2020: £ 150.00


  5. dramspotter did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS Tasting Notes: An alternative aroma of smoked sawdust, hot clay, lime leaf, oily rags, humid greenhouses and robustly earthy turmeric. Boldly spicy and rather boisterous for a refill cask. Showcases the lesser-seen aspects of this great make. With water it gets smokier, sootier and adds more cereal. Notes of rye bread, peat embers, hessian, chai tea and green banana baked with cinnamon and brown sugar. The mouth opens with concentrated old medicines, soot, herbal balms, suntan lotion and smoked coconut shavings. Notes of mango yogurt, dried apricot, iodine tablets and horse stables. Wonderfully syrupy in texture and surprisingly mature for its age - a hot climate no doubt playing its part with aplomb! Water brings ashiness, pencil graphite, antiseptic creams, brine mixed with olive oil and the heat of fruity red chilli and smoked paprika.


Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.


Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  

Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2021

Forgot your password?