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J.W. Dant Bottled In Bond

Overall rating
86.67/100
votes
12
Whiskybase ID
WB40808
Category
Bourbon
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
D.S.P.-KY-1
Barcode
096749228300
Added on
17 Mar 2013 4:45 pm
Uncolored

Average value

€ 44.04

7 × in wishlist

12 × member ratings

31 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for J.W. Dant Bottled In Bond

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.67 points

  1. MaltMartin scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    The brand of J.W. Dant has a long history with a lot of different owners and subsequent distilleries where it was made. You don't hear much of this brand, but I like it. May be not the most complex whiskey, but dangerously drinkable! Ridiculously cheap priced for a bottled in bond, but unfortunately difficult to get in Europe (as most of BIB Bourbon). The sample I got from Joshua was distilled in 1994 in Berheim's distillery (DSP-KY-1) now owned by Heaven Hill.
    • Nose
      Starts with lots of strawberries and cherries. Dried apricot. Fragrant. Straightforward sour sweet vanilla as well. Some greenhouse notes of freesias and cut grass. Hints of mint later on.
    • Taste
      Hot and spicy on the tongue with truckloads of cinnamon. Citrus fruit of lemon and lime followed by grapefruit bitterness. Later on more brown sugar sweetness. Raisins. Toasted nuts. Woody notes of cedar. Sappy and very chewy.
    • Finish
      Quite long. A little nutmeg. Ginger. Liquorice. Pine at the end. Well balanced.

  2. YosemiteSam scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Decent bourbon.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Vanilla, spicy, a little bit of mint in the distance.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Spicy, cinnamon, brown sugar, raisins, citrus, a little bitterness
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium spicy finish, ginger, citrus.

  3. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    USA Hidden Gems - Whiskey4all
    • Nose
      Eggnog, spices - cloves and pepper, grenadine syrup and
      chipolata pie.
    • Taste
      Very smooth given the high abv with vanilla - wood smoke, caramel and nuts - almond.
    • Finish
      Very oaky, soft herbs and vanilla.

  4. GJR scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

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