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Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select

Overall rating
81.00/100
votes
5
Whiskybase ID
WB57897
Category
Bourbon
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
45.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
Batch 45
Added on
05 Sep 2014 6:12 pm by cyber77

Average value

€ 40.00

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Whisky Reviews for Woodford Reserve Distiller's Select

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.00 points

  1. joerg.scheid scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      78 78

  2. joerg.scheid scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    For a bourbon quite decent, but the alcoholic notes are still too pronounced.
    • Nose
      Sweetness with strong vanilla and some plum
    • Taste
      Strong caramel notes with fruits. Warming with a bit too strong alcohol.
    • Finish
      Dry finish with light berry flavors, intense mid-length finish.

  3. jparrish56 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    A very smooth, refined bourbon mostly differentiated through the triple pot stilled distillation process unique to WR and few other bourbons. A drop or two of water definitely opens it up. Very sweet and sugary but complex with a medium to long finish. 87/100
    • Nose
      Floral notes, combined with rich coffee, and cinammon. combined with traditional honey, vanilla and maple syrup notes found in many classic bourbons. A very sweet and fruity nose with a little bit of water as well. 
    • Taste
      Immediate burst spice and a distinct rye edge. Moves into a sweet fruity notes of orange, and marmalade along with a strong hit of cherry towards the end. Coffee and chocolate as well.
    • Finish
      Very smooth medium finish clove, coffee, woodspice along with honey and vanilla are present throughout. 

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