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Paul John Classic Select Cask

Overall rating
83.64/100
votes
108
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2015
Casktype
American White Oak Ex-Bourbon Barrels
Strength
55.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml
Barcode
8904014800798
Added on
04 Apr 2014 8:58 am by JSW
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 66.19

4 × in wishlist

108 × member ratings

118 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Paul John Classic Select Cask

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.64 points

  1. MrYens scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

  2. vmp scored this whisky 87 points Newbie

    Nose: hot baked cake, sweet bread, peanut butter, sweet,honey like, vanilla, fruits, butter on toast

    Taste: fruity, tropical fruits, oranges, butter, sour

    Finish: Medium-long, sour, yeasty, oak, fruity, fruit candy, black pepper, chilli

    Excellent value for money. It gets better and better as the bottle gets more air

  3. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 53 points Expert Senior

    17-03-2017
    • Nose
      54 54
      medicinal
    • Taste
      55 55
      fruits, medicinal, caramel
    • Finish
      50 50
      wood, medicinal

  4. RR60 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. JacobaEd scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. malthead-1984 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    The quality is good and despite the presumably young age well integrated alcohol strength. Overall, it is too one-dimensional to me
    • Nose
      directly neat peppery freshness, behind it very floral with fabric softener, after a while classic vanilla and coconut flavors come through
    • Taste
      rather easy, then followed by a decent peppery onset of the later I converted wood flavors
    • Finish
      the finish is medium long and quite unspectacular except for a bittersweet note

  7. malthead-1984 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      84 84

  8. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2017/09/20/midlands-whisky-festival-2017-part-13/

    N: Bourbon fruits and chalk, and as Serge says “Whenever chalk arrives, that’s great news” [WB]. The complexity lies with those fruits.
    T: A bit sharp at first but the bourbon fruit sweetness soon emerges and is in no rush to leave.
    F: True to form, finishing with those bourbon chalky fruits.
    C: This is a 7yo and far better for it compared to earlier & younger PJ presentations in my opinion. Matured in SW India in air conditioned warehouses, so the climate is less of an issue.Scores a C+

  9. MadScientist scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  10. Andytka3 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    N- Rounded and full, waves of floral and sweet apricot, whiff of mineral and match stick.

    P- Dry and nutty, creamy biscuity lingers with tropical fruits. Much rounded and smoothened the edges on the Brilliance.

    F- Spicy building up and go on and on, lasted with delicious honey and rum-coffee.

    — at Whisky Live Singapore.
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      92 92

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