Overall rating
82.11/100
votes
11
Whiskybase ID
WB168708
Category
Blend
Bottler
Compass Box (CB)
Bottled
08.08.2019
Casktype
Bourbon, Sherry, French Oak Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
GB 209 L08/08/2019
Added on
30 oct 2020 10:42 pm by Malzbrenner
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 31.99

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11 × member ratings

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Whisky reviews for Great King Street Glasgow Blend

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 82.11 points.

  1. MARJ scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    Blind tasting

    G: Alcohol, vanilla, honey, little smoke, alcohol fades after a while

    G: Sherry, vanilla, honey, spicy malt, light bitterness

    A: In spite of the low alcohol content, it is rather tangy and bitter

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  3. diamond2000 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: malt, dry grain tones, with a deeper breath - charred wood, ash, lemon slices, dried apples and pears for uzvar, light earthy shades. Not bright, but the balance is very good, everything is well calculated without anything protruding.

    Taste: soft, spices and spices, smoke, ash, malt sweetness, caramel, pepper mixture.

    Finish: pleasant enveloping pepperiness, smoke, machine oil, minerality, malt, prunes, medium length, not intense.

    Score: 81

    Bottom line: a pleasant soft whiskey, not for deep analysis, but it will bring pleasure. I was especially pleasantly surprised by the finish, which is a good indicator for a blend without age indication.

  4. Mapl scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

  5. fnk scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Smoke is not particularly heard in the aroma and taste only in the aftertaste with a light trail. In general, a simple, drinkable blend. Slightly bitter, peppery in taste ..

  6. Serhii89 scored this whisky 72 points Expert Junior

    Quite straight and simple blend.
    • Nose
      70 70
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      72 72

  7. hs305 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    [October, 2020] I had this dram during a local community tasting "blends only". The batch was bottled June 1st, 2020.

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 82,5. My notes state a young and balanced peaty profile which reminds me of the "Big Peat" blends. Heavy wooden notes are balanced with the peat flavours while the sweet malt aromas are a little too shy (in my opinion). Typical young stuff, but a good bang for your bucks...

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