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Overall rating
74.31/100
votes
37
Category
Blended Grain
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Casktype
American White Oak & Sherry Barrels
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
20 May 2012 6:03 am

Average value

€ 20.46

3 × in wishlist

37 × member ratings

86 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Forty Creek Barrel Select

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 74.31 points

  1. VittoBaritone scored this whisky 82 points Newbie

    Good value, intense and really rich. Made me think of a spicy rhum. Very interesting even though the finish is not that great.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Spice, vanilla, cherry, honey, cinnamon, caramel
    • Taste
      83 83
      Rich, vanilla, bitterness, wood, maple taffy, slightly cherried
    • Finish
      75 75
      Short finish, smooth

  2. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 69 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      72 72
    • Taste
      67 67
    • Finish
      67 67

  3. The Macallan scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    Quick note made at Fourty Creek Distillery.

    N: soft, smooth, vanillins, honey/caramel, Southern fruits

    T: gentle, with subtile oaky notes and vanilla sweetness.

    F: lovely, mellow and caramel

  4. dicembre29 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Vanilla. Caramel…maybe butterscotch(?). Nutmeg. Chocolate. Salty dough. Lemon. A dusting of cinnamon. Toasted marshmallow (actually…have you ever burnt one over a campfire? There you go!). Smells of fresh baking. Almost dessert-like in ways. Great cohesion. Very easy going.

    Palate: Spicy warm arrival that develops into a cinnamon / ginger / molasses cookie note. Creamy fudge (like the candy shops in Banff, my local mates).

    Thoughts: John knocks it outta the park with his entry level expression.

    http://www.allthingswhiskey.com/?cat=111

     

     

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