Paul John Peated Select Cask

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
55.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
03 Feb 2014 10:15 pm by fr4nz
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 67,15

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Whisky Reviews for Paul John Peated Select Cask

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.40 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    [Color] full gold;
    • Nose
      Sweetness, malt, fine smoky notes, citrus fruits;
    • Taste
      with water: pleasantly sweet onset, honey, baked apple, subtle smoke, light spice, young but tasty;
    • Finish
      medium length finish, sweet finish with smoke;

  2. rolabob scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. detachedblue scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    An extremely funky one. Quite like it.
    • Nose
      Ripe mango, cheese, very farmy, I got urine, horse shxx (not in a disgusting way), rotten tomato
    • Taste
      Not bad, still a lot of mango and pineapple, it is burning in your mouth
    • Finish
      Long and sweet, mints, oak dryness, tobacco

  4. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 71 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      75 75
      medicinal, peat
    • Taste
      67 67
      peat, pepper, liquorice, needs a lot of time to open up
    • Finish
      73 73
      long, spicy and peat

  5. pianoman scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Campfire smoke, iodine, lemon, unripe banana. Horse stable, leather saddle, slightly rancid butter. Wild grasses.
    • Taste
      Sweet smoke, grilled fish with lemon. Oatmeal cookies, honey. White chocolate, almonds, some ashes.

  6. lapinbilly did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      mineral peat and citrus - malt - floral traces of mint, a very pleasant nose
    • Taste
      peat then alcohol, spices and cereals quite sweet, bitter fruits
    • Finish
      sweet medium finish between peat and fruits

  7. boy_genius_ck scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    spicier nose compared to the Paul John Bold, fuller flavored but lacks the intense metallic and minerally notes of the Bold. fruitier, deeper and darker and still very good

  8. spigray scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  9. spigray scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    brilliant stuff, gonna get me a bottle
    • Nose
      very peaty, very laphroaigish, bandages and ointments, iodine,
      menthol, quite some eucalyptus. theres a wee fruitiness behind all that but I cannot really pin it down. if you wait long enough you may find some soot and ashes.
    • Taste
      medium sweet arrival with lots of smoke and malt candy. a wonderful balance between smoke, fruit and malt. still this beautiful eucalyptus. water not needed
    • Finish
      relatively long, warm and satisfying

  10. domani scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    A nice, round whisky with a good balance between smoke and sweetness. The long syrupy finish remains in memory. This was my first whisky from India that I was allowed to taste, but aroused my curiosity - 17.12.2016
    • Nose
      A touch of smoke, smoked notes, Black Forest ham but strong, slightly medicinal, honey sweetness, bright fruits, pear, good balance between smoke and sweetness, alcohol is barely noticeable
    • Taste
      Malt sweetness, smoky-dry, campfire, red pepper on the tip of the tongue, barely bitterness, syrupy at the end, cough syrup
    • Finish


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