- Single Grain
- Distillery Bottling
- American White Oak Barrels and Bourbon Barrels
- Lot 246
- 40.0 % Vol.
- 750 ml
- Added on
- 20 May 2012 5:50 pm
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Whisky Reviews for Forty Creek Double Barrel Reserve
5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.20 points
- This is something different and it was a sample courtesy of Lincolnimp.
- I have enjoyed this but it's a little bit too rich for my tastes. I couldn't drink it all night.
This has quite a sweet and sugary nose, marzipan and creme brulé, some sort of flower and confectionery.
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.
A strong aftertaste but dry and a bit chalky.
- I have a miniature of lot 240 at 40% which came attached to the neck of a bottle of Copper Pot Reserve.
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
- 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
- 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.
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.
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.
The finish is very long, honeysweet and spicy.