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Overall rating
38.80/100
votes
7
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Malt Peated
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L3/08
Added on
20 Sep 2012 11:13 am

Average value

€ 29,00

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7 × member ratings

4 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Waldviertler Whisky J.H. Special

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 38.80 points

  1. Eun1 scored this whisky 55 points Expert Senior

    In the nose a light smoke over a barely perceptible hint of vanilla. On the tongue he presents himself young, metallic and alcoholic; a slight sweetness comes through; The whole thing is not unpleasant, but not really good either. There is a slight alcoholic burning back; all taste sensations fade very fast.

  2. zinaf scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    OK, this is on the borderline of being enjoyable. I guess I rated it that high as it was a fun experiment to try. I would not buy it though. It seems way too young and unbalanced. 
    • Nose
      This is odd. Machine grease; grass. Then some sweetness comes through but not the usual type that one finds in Scotch malts. 

      Water+time = a bit more sweetness
    • Taste
      Grape rakia. Honestly, if I were to taste it blind I would swear this is a grape distillate. Sweet; new make. After the first rakia flavours some malty notes come and then the grassy side takes over the palate. 

      Water + time = thin, very drying, not nice to drink anymore.

  3. Vince scored this whisky 42 points Expert Junior

    this is actually referring to a 350ml bottle.

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