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Overall rating
71.15/100
votes
30
Whiskybase ID
WB69608
Category
Blend
Bottler
George Ballantine & Son (GB&S)
Bottling serie
Blended Scotch Whisky
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
26 Jun 2015 5:15 pm by RoyC
ColoredChillfiltered

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Whisky Reviews for Ballantine's Finest

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 71.15 points

  1. ASWhisky scored this whisky 68 points Connoisseur

    you do not have to
    • Nose
      cool and smooth, oily, grain, kerosene, sweet sweet kerosene, slightly soapy, grapefruit, violets
    • Taste
      very oily, alcohol taste without pungency, violet oil the oily prevents my taste the taste artificial green apple flavor Apple violet shower gel in the mouth
    • Finish
      in the finish hangs -ölig and bitter- something shower gel on the uvula and on the palate

  2. Archer scored this whisky 66 points Connoisseur

    Dass es ein Blend ist erkennt man nicht unbedingt.
    • Nose
      Perfumed nose, very sweetish, lots of lavender, lots of violets. Sourdough, a bit malty.
    • Taste
      Mild start with nuts and orange slices. Caramel sweet, milk chocolate. Dry. Slightly tart herbs come after a while.
    • Finish
      Medium long and getting drier. Nut flavor and ground coffee, cooling and mentholig.

  3. drkrylov scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    A classic blend.
    • Nose
      Expressive, crisp barley sugars. Touch of wood smoke, toffee.
    • Taste
      Rich and sweet. Barley and caramel, very gentle peat.
    • Finish
      Soft and sweet, fudge.

  4. drkrylov scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      70 70

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