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Overall rating
86.00/100
votes
5
Whiskybase ID
WB64743
Category
Blend
Bottler
George Ballantine & Son (GB&S)
Bottling serie
Very Old Scotch Whisky
Stated Age
21 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Blue Wade Porcelain Decanter
Bottle code
L563399
Barcode
5010106110089
Added on
21 Feb 2015 3:08 pm by z-imaging

Average value

€ 260.84

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Whisky Reviews for Ballantine's 21-year-old

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.00 points

  1. el Gato scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
      Fresh. Orange marmelade. Hazelnuts, lemons, mature, old bottle effect, prunes, tonic water.
    • Taste
      89 89
      juicy, bitter oranges, tonic water, o.b.e., jammy, milk chocolate. Herbs, christmas spices.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Quite long. Some Wood influence, citrus, obe
      Speyside, Grant? An older but not old tapping. 15 yo? 43-45%.

  2. DramGoodLife did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Always hard to rate an older whisky like this. It is whisky of a time gone by, who knows how it might have tasted back in the days when it was first released.
    • Nose
      Classic nose of old whisky. Very full nose with hints of sherry butts from yesteryear, old oak and sappy wood. Some jammy and fruity notes with a perfumed floral layers lurking in the background. 
    • Taste
      Very thick and sticky, full and powerful. Hints of petrol and gasoline, attach of oak and mineral elements. Still flavourful despite the age and lower Abv..
    • Finish
      Sour, oaky and still with those sharp notes of gasoline.

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