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Overall rating
85.75/100
votes
14
Category
Rye
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
20 years old
Casktype
Oak Barrels
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
01 Nov 2014 1:34 am by rdavek

Average value

€ 40,00

2 × in wishlist

14 × member ratings

25 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ninety 20-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.75 points

  1. ctu scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    20 years old canadian rye whiskey?! Wow!
    It's rare, not too complex but a lightweight,
    unique piece.
    • Nose
      Oily and creamy texture.
      Rye, spices, pine resin.
    • Taste
      Creamy, oily and spicy.
      Caramelized cherry, honey and ginger.
      Earthy forest fruits.
    • Finish
      Not too long, sweet with some fresh mint

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    The nose and initial taste were not the best but it most definitely did improve from then on.

    I could not drink a lot of this stuff but found it entertaining, definitely different.
    • Nose
      65 65
    • Taste
      70 70
    • Finish
      80 80

  3. MaltMartin scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    As far as I know maturation for twenty years is not very common for Canadian Whiskey. However, it doesn't make this whiskey more complex in my view. Still an enjoyable 'sipping' whiskey for the summer.
    • Nose
      A sort of 'rye dustiness' of pencil shavings and gentle spices of cloves and nutmeg. Quite grassy as well. Some floral notes of freesias and lilac. Camomile tea. Later on hints of pine.
    • Taste
      Quite creamy. Lots of cherry glace and barley sugar. Toffee sweetness. Cedar wood intermingled with vanilla and honey. Followed by a slightly earthy mustiness. Even strawberries at the background.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Milk chocolate. A little menthol at the end.

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