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Overall rating
86.06/100
votes
19
Whiskybase ID
WB56667
Category
Blend
Bottler
Arthur Bell & Sons (AB&S)
Bottling serie
Royal Reserve
Stated Age
20 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
753 ml
Label
26 ½ ozs.
Bottle code
SC334
Added on
23 Jul 2014 10:20 pm by SanctTom

Average value

€ 158.82

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Whisky Reviews for Bell's 20-year-old

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.06 points

  1. checkpointuk scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=259 Color gold Nose: leather, wax, vanilla, fresh accents of lemon juice and green aromas and finest herbs - almost without any spice. Taste: Rounded, creamy and now tenderly spicy - here you can feel the 20 years barrel aging. Full-bodied sweet with lots of caramel, tart, delicately fruity and becoming sweeter towards the finish. Nuts and some wood - dry-sweet but always fresh and strong. Finish: Medium long - sweet and fresh. A combination of wood and delicate herbs tries to resist this sweetness. 89 points N: 88P / G: 89P / F: 87P

  2. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    N: Old style blend, gritty and scorched with guar gum and sweet caramel. Rather like this profile.
    T: Initially thin becoming richer but it doesn't take water. Plenty of oak. Blended by nature, consolidated and silky - literally like soft cotton
    F: Sweetish and dry. Plenty of caramel of course with a touch of savoury sweetness too. Becomes very dry, grainy and oaky before finishing with some curried, fruity notes.
    C: Bells, a very nice blend back in the day.

    Scores a C+ [84]

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