- Whiskybase ID
- Blended Grain
- Distillery Bottling
- Canadian White Oak
- Lot 1867
- Number of bottles
- 40.0 % Vol.
- 750 ml
- Added on
- 20 May 2012 6:03 pm
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21 × member ratings
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Whisky Reviews for Forty Creek Confederation Oak Reserve
2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.63 points
- My favorite from this distillery during a tasting session on site. It's no surprise that this bottle went back home with me!
- This Forty Creek is the other way around. The nose is okayish, but the
palate is very good. It even wond the Canadian Whiskey of the Year Award in 2010
and 2012. With thanks to my Canadian friend Jean-Francois for the sample.
The nose is not quite as sweet as anticipated. It is even somewhat meaty
from smoked ham and tart as lime juice. Then some tobacco, vanilla and caramel,
but rather soft. Very malty and not as hot as you would expect from a rye
whiskey. A lot of buttercups and hints of a drying fire. Dry.
It is mouth coating, but not creamy. The sweetness of the vanilla soon
turns sourish like gooseberries. Quite some pepper. Breakfast cereals. Lightly
smoke from the oak. Wood shavings. Barbecue Sauce! You know, the kind you use
to cover your ribs in before putting them on the grill. This is pretty good.
The finish is medium long, light on the spices and drying from the