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Overall rating
81.24/100
votes
23
Category
Blend
Bottler
Hankey Bannister & Co. (HBC)
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
16 May 2014 3:43 pm by hnorjordet

Average value

€ 30,33

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23 × member ratings

53 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Hankey Bannister Heritage Blend

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.24 points

  1. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    This blended whisky is an interesting. It has sweet aroma with fruits and citrus notes, with a little bit cream and a very light peat. The palate starts with dried fruits sweetness, goes through the apple sourness to the peat, spicy and dry wood notes. The finish is a little bit longer than short and starts with peaty notes, goes with vanilla, wood and dried fruits notes. 

    This blended whisky is a good for thoughtful drinking at home. It’s necessary a time and attention to know this whisky well.

  2. Andytka3 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    N- Sceptical to think that this is any good after the lame 12YO Regency. But were pleasantly surprise by the expressive aroma. No sign of weak or overly pungent young liquid in here, good malty sphere with full and lasting earthy notes, plenty of drunken cherry, honey and pear, some caramel but not cloying. Reasonably well packed with well integrated aromas.P- Milky and firm with good width of earthiness. Honey, butterscotch with bitter dark chocolate, rounded with hint of sweet smokes.

    F- Medium, lasting earthiness for for a finely spicy and peppery finish. Thick texture with more butterscotch arriving at the end. Another quality blend.

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. wisekycourse scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    a simple evening dram, without particularity but not unpleasant
    • Nose
      spices, lemon, vanilla, a little woody, back cooked wine and malt!
    • Taste
      spices still a little too present, then the combination lemon-orange-vanilla takes over, a little chocolate back
    • Finish
      quite short, on the same "sensations"

  4. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2017/10/18/random-tandems/

    N: Tomato-ey vanilla blended malt with a modern-styled oily-malty potency. All credit to Inver House for the 46% abv.
    T: Edgy vanilla with a sweet-sour middle and a fair oily/fatty mouthfeel in the midst.
    F: Slightly metallic and fruity dry tannic vanilla.
    C: I’ve no problem with this blend but there are plenty of alternatives for the price [£19 Oct ‘17], including the odd single malt.Scores a D

  5. AdelphosHume scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    At it's full 46%, it's hard to get much from it, so I added about a teaspoon of water to about 50ml of whisky, gave it a gentle swirl, and let it sit for a few minutes. Definitely better with a bit of water. It may not have the body or peated influence of Teacher's, but it makes up for it with greater range and complexity.
    • Nose
      Pear liqueur, honeycomb with a bit of dunnage earthiness, maple-sugar malt, orange peel and oil, fresh red and green apples with a touch of sweetly floral peat.
    • Taste
      Honeyed malt with a touch of sweet floral peat, oak and baking spice, a touch of raisins.
    • Finish
      Citrus and drying earthy tannins, fades to dark coffee and bitter chocolate

  6. Maltbehr64 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Ralfy rated it on whisky review 420 with a high blend mark of 87 out of a 100!
    Recommended!!!

  7. Maltbehr64 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      84 84

  8. wisekycourse scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    fresh blend, with green scents (apples, pear, grass), which is best appreciated at low t °, to regouter ... in summer!
    a simple basic whiskey, which corresponds to the Scottish taste .... as we can imagine in France!

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