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Overall rating
85.90/100
votes
12
Category
Bourbon
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Casknumber
Batch 91
Strength
43.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
Batch 91
Added on
19 Dec 2012 7:16 pm
Uncolored

Average value

€ 32,95

2 × in wishlist

12 × member ratings

21 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.90 points

  1. Laugenbretzel scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. Earthwormjim scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    The nose on this one is quite a treat as it is but once you add some drops of water, put a lid on your dram and let it sit for some minutes the nose gets truly astonishing. With your first sip you immediately get hit by the sweetness, followed by a spicy floral bouquet. There`s also a lot of rye coming through and believe me, those flavors are here to stay... A full bodied bourbon with a long lasting rewarding finish. What makes this even more of an outstanding product is the fact that it`s only bottled at 43.2% and hence it packs all of those flavours.

    Lovely!
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. drkrylov scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    The mashbill for Woodford Reserve features a high percentage of rye: 72% corn, 18% rye and 10% malt. Unusual also for being triple distilled and having the lowest proof upon entering the barrel where it matures for at least six years. A must have Kentucky bourbon.

  4. drkrylov scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Woodford Reserve isn`t manufactured, it`s hand crafted in small batches. This artisinal process allows us to craft it at all five sources of bourbon flavor giving it its distinct taste and crisp, clean finish.

    From http://www.woodfordreserve.com/

  5. drkrylov scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      95 95
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. drkrylov scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Probably the best Bourbon
    • Nose
      Cigar-boxes. Hint of charcoal.
    • Taste
      Very firm. Full of flavours, tightly combined. Whole almonds, marzipan.
    • Finish
      Very long. Flowery. Violets.

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