Black Bull Special Reserve No. 1 DT

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Duncan Taylor (DT)
Oak Casks
Number of bottles
46.6 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
20 feb 2012 8:44 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 129.75

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Whisky reviews for Black Bull Special Reserve No. 1 DT

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 84.15 points.

  1. fradin11 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

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  3. Rom scored this whisky 76 points Expert Junior

    The nose is inexpressive, light veil of smoke from a wood fire, a little ether. The mouth is the same, with a lack of expressiveness patent. Sweet attack, medium low aromatic, there is a little smoke (and maybe a little honey). Peanut in the short final. Nothing unpleasant, no bitterness, no astringency ... but nothing pleasant either. Probably the most absent whiskey I've had to taste, it looks like it has all bet on its packaging. He goes after a starter who was appreciated so the problem does not come from me a priori, is it from the sample? (from 76 as is.

  4. molar3rd scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Quite spicy On the nose. Bit of wax, vanilla,spices (cloves and dried ginger). Malty with some ripe orange and dough.

    Palate : Sweeter than the nose suggested with sweet lush sultanas , honey , wee smoke and leather. Transforming into dark chocolate with orange.

    Finish: oak,nuts covered with dark chocolate. Dry.

    Bottom line:

    this was a much heavier whisky than i thought, but it’s very well made. If you’re in for a lighter blend, or a summery whisky, look elsewhere, as this is a complex, and intense flavoured.


  5. pagan scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    rating for special reserve number 2


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