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Bernheim Original NAS

Overall rating
80.50/100
votes
44
Category
Wheat
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Small Batch - Wheat Whiskey
Casktype
American Oak
Strength
45.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Barcode
096749941001
Added on
17 Jul 2015 8:25 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 64,02

9 × in wishlist

44 × member ratings

91 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bernheim Original NAS

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.50 points

  1. peatbogger scored this whisky 87 points Specialist

    Thanks to karloff for the sample of my first wheat whiskey.
    In no way dissapointing.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Never had a wheat whiskey, so didn't know what to expect.
      I would have guessed something close to bourbon, but it's actually more rye like.
      Intriguingly complex nose.
      Sweet caramel, more coconut than vanilla.
      Nice mix of herbs and spice.
      Juicy and dry at the same time.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Spicy, rich and full bodied arrival.
      Sugary sweet turning slightly bitter.
      Taste is not as complex as the nose, still very savoury.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Sweet and spicy. Medium+ in length with a warmth that lasts longer than the taste.

  2. karloff scored this whisky 89 points Specialist

    I love this whiskey and if it was readily available I would have one in my whiskey room at all times just to sip now and again.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Army and Navy sweets, freshly cut grass, green apples, old rope from a fishing boat, caramel, coconut hair doormat, melon and runner beans. This has a lovely nose and keeps inviting you to find out more and there is more, green olives, cardboard, chives and oregano.
    • Taste
      90 90
      There is something unique about wheat whiskey, utterly butterly and just the right amount. The bitterness works very well with the spices. Ripe gooseberry that has been dipped in a little sugar. This is dare I say quite smooth with a lovely rich texture.
    • Finish
      88 88
      A medium finish with lots of spice that tickle the tongue and brown sugar on the death.

  3. Sandman scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Honey cinnamon, grapes, lemon, brown sugar, cotton candy, melon and pineapple
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      73 73

  4. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

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

  5. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweet, buttery, spicy
    • Taste
      Oaky, corn, toffee
    • Finish
      Rather short, soft, clean

  6. RL_whisky scored this whisky 69 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Obviously lots of wheat and vanilla at first. After that followed by honey and sweats. I also got a bit of toffee and a tiny bit of soap and floral smells
    • Taste
      Relative intense, tiny bit oily
    • Finish
      Not very long, but fitting within the complete picture 

  7. RL_whisky scored this whisky 69 points Connoisseur

    In my review I do not take price into account. This is an excellent whiskey for the price.
    • Nose
      68 68
    • Taste
      62 62
    • Finish
      64 64

  8. Finlaggan scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    My review can be found here:
    http://themaltdesk.blogspot.dk/2013/08/bernheim-original-distillery-bottling.html

  9. mmaclean scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

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