Old Overholt 04-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Straight Rye Whiskey
Stated Age
04 years old
40.0 % Vol.
750 ml
yellow label with black and red print
Added on
22 jul 2011 10:09 am

Average value

€ 40.57

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Whisky reviews for Old Overholt 04-year-old

5 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 77.88 points.

  1. Willie JJ scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    This is delicious, but I'd like to try it at higher strength. Its overwatered at 40% I think.
    • Nose
      Lawn clippings, green tomatoes, cooked fruit and Madeira cake and toffee. An eclectic range of aromas, but very nice.
    • Taste
      stewed apples, coarse sugar, little thin in the middle.
    • Finish
      More sugar and then oak rushes in all spicy and keen, but then it fades to leave a lovely coating of icing sugar

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  3. Bowmore Axel scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Easy drinking rye. Pleasantly sweet with nice spice notes and at a fair price.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      81 81

  4. Laugenbretzel scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. wheatfield scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    This is for a 1960s bottle (bottled in Pennsylvania). Not sure if this would have been bottled by Michter's in Schaefferstown at that time. Pours light amber. Nose is pretty straightforward youngish rye -- caramel, wood spices, some botanicals, a touch of brown sugar and vanilla.Not rough, kinda toned down but nice enough. Mouth opens sweet with brown sugar, then gets a bit cardboard-y. Those spices and botanicals start to come through on the finish. Nice brown sugar sweetness that carries through the finish, which is the definite highlight here. Some kind of Christmas botanical, fern/twig like, creeps up in the finish too. Just thin and a bit empty middle palate.
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83


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