Forty Creek Double Barrel Reserve

Overall rating
Single Grain
Distillery Bottling
American White Oak Barrels and Bourbon Barrels
Lot 246
40.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Added on
20 May 2012 5:55 pm

Average value

€ 107.00

3 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

41 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Forty Creek Double Barrel Reserve

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.20 points

  1. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

  2. karloff scored this whisky 82 points Specialist

    This is something different and it was a sample courtesy of Lincolnimp.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  3. karloff scored this whisky 82 points Specialist

    I have enjoyed this but it's a little bit too rich for my tastes. I couldn't drink it all night.
    • Nose
      This has quite a sweet and sugary nose, marzipan and creme brulé, some sort of flower and confectionery.
    • Taste
      An unusual taste to it as well, it has like a plastic taste but not in a bad way, again the sweetness with butterscotch and nougat. Also some cinder toffee and Opal fruit sweets.
    • Finish
      A strong aftertaste but dry and a bit chalky.

  4. JimmyLeg did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    I have a miniature of lot 240 at 40% which came attached to the neck of a bottle of Copper Pot Reserve.

    Immediate impression:

    Nose: spicy wood and pecan. Like working at a lumberyard where they're sawing hardwood.

    Palate: very nutty, wood glue. Short, drying, maple finish.

    Comment: quite a change from the normal in an enjoyable way

  5. The Macallan scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    A quick note made at Fourty Creek distillery

    N: Very rich in vanilla, spicy sweetness with some nutty tones.

    T: Lovely great taste with cane Sugar and some caramel from the wood.

    F: Long, very smooth with a spicy sweetness

  6. markjedi1 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    The nose is truly magnificent, but on the palate it does not follow
    through. Pity. But still a wonderful whiskey. With thanks to my Canadian friend
    Jean-Francois for the sample.
    • Nose
      The nose is very creamy like a butter croissant with extra butter, a
      hefty helping of maple syrup on top. Deliciously sweet as from brown sugar,
      quite some pecan and coconut. Freshly cut grass. Something sourish like lemon
      tart. A lot of caramel, butterscotch and hints of sweet corn. Toated oak, rye
      bread and dill. Mustard seeds! Wood shavings. This is very complex. Every whiff
      offers something new.
    • Taste
      It is light, but spicy, on the palate. Pepper and vanille. Mustard.
      Quite alcoholic, honestly. Slightly bitter on walnuts and lemon zest. Then
      becomes sweeter on violets (the hard, purple candy). But it cannot fulfil the
      promise of the nose.
    • Finish
      The finish is very long, honeysweet and spicy.


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