John B. 05-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Organic Single Malt
Stated Age
05 years old
American white oak barrels
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Small Batch, Handcrafted in Amsterdam
Added on
23 feb 2020 9:23 am by whisky313

Average value

€ 25.95

3 × in wishlist

10 × member ratings

9 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for John B. 05-year-old

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 28.29 points

  1. Hemdl scored this whisky 25 points Connoisseur

    A mixture of disinfectant in the nose, artificially sweet aroma on the palate and a finish that is reminiscent of excess alcohol from youth.
    "Handcraftet" is all well and good - it would just be great if the boys and girls also knew what they were doing.

  2. Notanotherwhiskeyman scored this whisky 11 points Member Junior

    jesus this is bad, do not buy this

  3. Wermelinski scored this whisky 50 points Expert Senior

    Has nothing to do with whisky. The nose isn’t that bad though very boring but the taste is awful…

  4. Einhorn65 scored this whisky 25 points Member Senior

    This is category wiper fluid; has nothing to do with whisky

  5. dfriel scored this whisky 55 points Member Senior

    Not bad for a fruit brandy :)
    Somehow irrelevant to a whisky.

  6. mnljng scored this whisky 28 points Expert Senior

    Irrelevant. Absolutely irrelevant. The barrel is not really noticeable, there is a pungent alcohol note above everything (despite only 43%). The "whisky" doesn't really hurt, but it doesn't leave a lasting impression either.

  7. SimondeVette scored this whisky 49 points Expert Junior

    It tastes like a trimmed down version of whisky would taste. Not necissarily that bad, but nothing interesting or fun going on either
    • Nose
      Some grain and oak
    • Taste
      Again some grain and oak
    • Finish
      Mostly a bit bitter and green, but pretty short

  8. gerrit de guru scored this whisky 10 points Expert Senior

    Not recognizible as a whisky. Pretty much what Bazi said. Not drinkable.

  9. Bazi_Gnatzi scored this whisky 5 points Member Senior

    A young 5 year old organic whisky from the Netherlands? When I discovered the bottle in the supermarket, I was immediately curious. Since the price for an organic whisky was very moderate, I took the bottle with me. On Christmas Day I opened the whisky to smell it. The
    Nose was already quite a nightmare. the smell of the cheapest, poorly distilled industrial alcohol rises in my nose. I have been warned, but I'll try a sip and immediately regret it. Absolutely inedible. Tastes the way disinfectant smells. Pretty much everything that could go wrong went wrong here. It is impossible to enjoy this product. I'm at a loss as to what to do with the demolition bottle. This "whisky" is not good enough even for mixing. Category: Bad buy of the year.

  10. whisky313 did not rate this whisky Specialist

    This biologically certified, single malt whisky was made from biologically certified barley malt from the Netherlands. The whisky has aged for 5 years in white American oak (quercus alba) barrels and was cold filtered before bottling. 43% Alc. 0.7 L


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