Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
American White Oak Barrels
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
21 Jan 2014 7:37 pm by krja

Average value

€ 47.65

2 × in wishlist

37 × member ratings

68 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Hellyers Road Original - Roaring Forty

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.44 points

  1. Stefan_Hartl scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior


    Something completely different, not to be compared with any whisky that has been drunk before. Exciting!
    • Nose
      Fresh and fruity with lime and kiwi. A hint of vanilla and herbal notes.
    • Taste
      Very mild and almost watery at first. Later syrupy sweet and emerging spiciness and almonds.
    • Finish
      Slightly tart fruit, physalis, herbs and some oak.

  2. tomrules scored this whisky 30 points Expert Senior

    Wow. This is just disgusting. Rotten nuts dominate. The taste is like biting on a foul walnut. The only interesting part of it is the intense roasted (coffee) aftertaste.
    The worst Whisky I ever had.

  3. koensieben622 scored this whisky 79 points Member Senior

    Not an ordinairy whisky, I like it but you might find it too strange.
    • Nose
      79 79
      Medicinal, fruit, honey, sweet, chocolate
    • Taste
      81 81
      Smooth, oily, nutty, not sharp at all.
    • Finish
      78 78
      A little spicy, little bitterness, short, citric.

  4. coldsun scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    Nose comes with notes of chocolate bubble gum, stewed fruits, caramel. Taste adds elements of nuts (mostly cashew). White pepper cut.

  5. Dre73 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Easy and fruity whisky, quiet pleasant surprise actually.
    • Nose
      81 81
      It starts a little unpleasant, some sour fruits. But give it some time, and things get a lot better.
      Fresh green apples, fruity.
    • Taste
      82 82
      Again very fruity and light. Apples, some light citrus. A bit weak, could have had a bit higher Abv.
    • Finish
      81 81
      A little short, fruits again, apples.

  6. stefsel111 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  7. Glen Valley scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    Very interesting aroma and taste, despite a short finish.
    • Nose
      89 89
      BANANA! Banana porridge with redcurrant compote. Very fruity. Not sharp.
    • Taste
      80 80
      Banana and fruitiness remains. Very mild, almost liqueur.
    • Finish
      75 75
      Short. A little bit of spice comes to it. Fruit remains.

  8. metropolis13 scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    the nose betrays its youth but the mouth is a little more original
    • Nose
      Near a distillate with a lot of white fruit
    • Taste
      Less fruity than the nose, more marked by the grilled almond
    • Finish

  9. Jean-Brice scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    not disgusting but too young ...
    • Nose
      Spirit, apples, pears
    • Taste
      slightly oily, fruity
    • Finish


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