Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Blended Malt
George Ballantine & Son (GB&S)
Bottling serie
Master's Selection
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
17 Aug 2012 7:40 pm

Average value

€ 29.00

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11 × member ratings

20 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ballantine's Pure Malt

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 77.38 points

  1. Auriverdes scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      77 77

  2. BeatF scored this whisky 74 points Moderator

    But you do not have to buy an alleged whiskey (Pure Malt), a heartburn made fruit brandy from the farmer can gain more points with ease. What should this drop, the Pernod Ricard throws via chain stores, inter alia, on the French market? The ordinary Blend of Ballantine's is worlds better!
    • Nose
      Slightly like apple and pear, not unpleasant, but a bit discreet
    • Taste
      just a fruit brandy, diluted to 40%
    • Finish
      I refuse to invent any flavor differences ... of course, there is some vanilla, chocolate, honey, but the enjoyment is pretty flat ...

  3. BeatF scored this whisky 74 points Moderator

    Sorry granella2003, but you have copied the wrong comment  to this pure malt NAS! Please taste the bottles first, before you are adding a tasting note!

  4. granella2003 scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    from http://www.drankgigant.nl/sterke-drank/whisky/ballantine-s-pure-malt-12-year.html
    • Nose
      Sweet scents of honey with hints of oak and vanilla
    • Taste
      Creamy texture, a complex and fruity taste with the hot taste of honey, coconut and sweet taste of oak complemented by fine spicy notes.
    • Finish
      A refreshing aftertaste with one hint of salt


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