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Highwood Distillers 21-year-old

Overall rating
88.25/100
votes
4
Category
Corn
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Century Reserve
Stated Age
21 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Barcode
00776555014457
Added on
25 Apr 2014 6:40 pm by rdavek

Average value

€ 35.00

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Whisky Reviews for Highwood Distillers 21-year-old

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.25 points

  1. Jukka Sammalvuo scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Century Reserve 21 Years Old is 100% corn whiskey. It is one of many Canadian whiskies where the producer/bottler has used the the word "rye" very liberally.

    When you taste Century Reserve 21 Years Old, you will notice the smooth mellow creamy character often associated with corn. There is barely any dry spiciness associated with rye.

    Canadian whiskey expert Davin de Kergommeaux writes:

    "There is no rye distillate in this whiskey, which counts that out as the
    source of the spiciness. No, the spices come straight from the oak and
    perhaps from the corn distillate itself. And without any rye distillate
    in the bottle, Century Reserve showcases the flavours that other
    whiskies often bury under an avalanche of rye."

    "Perhaps because it is 100% aged corn whiskey and has connections to the old Potter’s whiskey brokerage and eau de vie
    distillery, hopeful Canadian whiskey buffs sometimes wonder if Century
    Reserve 21 year old could possibly be from the same stocks as whiskey’s
    holy grail, Bush Pilot’s."

    "Century Reserve 21 is definitely not a blend. No, it’s one of the few remaining all-corn whiskies in Canada."

    http://www.canadianwhiskey.org/reviews/century-reserve-21-year-old-40-alc-vol.html

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