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Paul John Single Cask - Unpeated

Overall rating
86.50/100
votes
16
Whiskybase ID
WB61937
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Casknumber
1444
Strength
59.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Dec 2014 7:49 pm by RoyC
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 82.15

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Whisky Reviews for Paul John Single Cask - Unpeated

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.50 points

  1. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Honey, gingerbread, cereals, caramel, vanilla, cinnamon, brittle, nuts, roasted almonds, a few grasses, a little apple, the alcohol is clearly noticeable, a little menthol and mint, a little bit of earth, after a while there will be a few more fruits which I do not get identified now
    • Taste
      Honey, apricot, physalis, these sour apple rings but without the sour, caramel, nuts, some chocolate, some coffee, some wood, pepper

  2. bvrsky scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. JNuyts scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. stefan_PB scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Very nice whisky. Really well balanced. Absolute top whisky !!!!
    • Nose
      86 86
      The only point deduction is the smell. He does not promise as much as later.
      Gingerbread and hazelnut aroma are noticeable. In addition comes dark fruit jelly and a trace of spices.
    • Taste
      94 94
      The taste is excellent. Crème brûlée and chocolate come first. Very creamy with a hint of brittle. So great.
    • Finish
      94 94
      Fruity and spicy with raisins and a little oak. Very long!!

  5. WhiskyFUNd scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    OMG that paul john single barrel is really stunning and totally caught me off guard!!! It deserves every ounce of valley girl I can muster in that exclamation.

    Nose: I love the nose on this. Its subtle and just lovely. If I didn’t know better I would have guessed a nuanced bourbon. Caramel, vanilla, graham cracker or maybe graham masala… touches of spices like cinnamon and nutmeg with a light hint of chocolate on the tail.

    Mouth: oh shit that is spicy!!! like a rye and a bourbon had an illicit love child. And freaking crazy flavors. Cardamon. Pepper and chilly. Chocolate. So sweet and so tangy. Its got this earth dank taste. Basically they casked a world class mole.

    Finish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G7b1zOhO_A

  6. Gaija scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    The richness of the palate really shines after a quite disappointing nose. 
    • Nose
      Quite solventy to say the least, somewhat reminiscent of some Hibiki's perfumy notes but a bit juicier. Evident youth though, not a winner so far.
    • Taste
      Much, much better. Huge exoticity, less so on Demerara sugar and oak chips than most young bourbon-driven CS offerings, but rather on round melons, with a great alcohol integration. Rich and yummy. Adorable.
    • Finish
      Average length on the same perfumy, liqueurish notes.

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