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Early Times NAS

Overall rating
85.00/100
votes
5
Category
Bourbon
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Bottled
1970s
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Yellow Label
Bottle code
0212025701
Bottled for
Alleinimport Epikur GmbH Koblenz
Added on
16 Aug 2015 4:49 pm by Loch Lochy

Average value

€ 125.00

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Whisky Reviews for Early Times NAS

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.00 points

  1. JacobaEd scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. The Whisky Cyclist scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Had this ome at the Limburg Festival in 2016.
    • Nose
      First very typical bourbon nose with a lot of glue (Bisonkit), when left alone, there is off course vanilla and dried fruits.
    • Taste
      Dried fruit and spices,
    • Finish
      Mouthdrying and bitter, but allright.

  3. MaltMartin scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A brand with a long history dating back to 1860. At some time Early Times was one of the best-selling brands in the U.S. Nowadays produced in Brown-Forman's distillery in Shively (DSP-KY-354). When this whiskey was distilled Early Times was still a premium bourbon in the U.S. Things changed in the 1980's when it was decided that Early Times would remain a quality bourbon for the export market, but a bottom-shell whiskey in the U.S.
    • Nose
      Flowery notes with light vanilla notes. Gingerbread. A little honey. Later followed with grassiness. Some soap
    • Taste
      Now more fruity sweetness of apricot and peach. Later on more on cherries and strawberries. Also hints of butterscotch and polished wood. Cedar oak. Raisins.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Truckloads of cinnamon. Burnt caramel. A little ginger. Not complex, but pleasant and dangerously drinkable whiskey.

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