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Knob Creek 09-year-old

Overall rating
84.86/100
votes
33
Whiskybase ID
WB179778
Category
Bourbon
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Stated Age
09 years old
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L03300LJ 40641 1020
Barcode
5060045589620
Added on
25 mar 2021 9:16 pm by ValentinS
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 34.42

7 × in wishlist

33 × member ratings

152 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Knob Creek 09-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.86 points

  1. aw-home scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
      Oak aromas with vanilla, woodruff, citrus fruits and nut notes.
    • Taste
      81 81
      Vanilla with woodruff, ripe citrus fruits, nutty notes and oak aromas.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Long with citrus fruits, vanilla, nutty notes and oak aromas.

  2. Hsh scored this whisky 77 points Expert Junior

    incense
    Sue If Porosis Singbae tastes like flower + cherry, this one has a weak cherry flavor and is nutty
    The vanilla flavor is not as strong as expected
    After a while, the cherry flavor bursts and the nutty taste is slightly diminished.
    It would have the same alcohol content as Watuck, but I thought it was a much less stimulating and comfortable bourbon.

  3. Martin1965 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Prima bourbon, no comparison to patiently aged Knob Creek.
    So much better!!!
    • Nose
      Nutty , fruity , vanilla
    • Taste
      Honey , Vanilla , Sweet , Nutty , Spicy
    • Finish
      Medium to long with vanilla and fruit

  4. Whisky Hamster scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Successful re-launch of the age statment. Compared to the old 9 yo from 2017(?) this one's less spirity and the rye is more prominent both on the nose and the tongue.

  5. Igor_Gudimov scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    This finish is also lacking compared to Small Batch but overall - great sweet, nutty, vanilla-honey, oaky, balanced bourbon. For Fridays
    Update: on second try finish is much better
    • Nose
      88 88
      Pecans, brown sugar, creamy honey walnuts, oak, caramel, corn dust, light mint spice
    • Taste
      88 88
      Sweet cream, vanilla, honey oakiness, heavy rye spice and brown sugar syrup
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium, sweet, light honey oak, rye spice and creamy honey aftertaste

  6. Sporx scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Aroma
    Vanilla, caramel, very spicy, oak spice, mint, complex

    taste
    creamy, sweet, banana, strongly spicy, pepper

    finish
    Medium length, spicy, noticeably bitter

    Even tastier with water

    05/28/22 direction 84

  7. Mictian scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    50% fine bourbon

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