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Bell's Old Scotch Whisky

Overall rating
77.00/100
votes
9
Whiskybase ID
WB76494
Category
Blend
Bottler
Arthur Bell & Sons (AB&S)
Bottling serie
Extra Special
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
75cl . - 40% Vol.
Bottled for
P.B.G. Distribution, France
Added on
06 Jan 2016 7:25 pm by zinaf

Average value

€ 75.00

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Whisky Reviews for Bell's Old Scotch Whisky

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 77.00 points

  1. Hvdree scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      74 74

  2. Wolv scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      73 73
    • Taste
      74 74
    • Finish
      71 71

  3. zinaf scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    The nose is wonderful and has a great development. All the key notes come in many dimensions and variations, that change one after another. Fantastic nose. Many malt whiskies can be envious of this. It just needs time to open up.
    The palate just feels too light. If it were at higher strength this would have been a killer whisky.

    I had this together with a White Horse from 1974 and it beat it hands down - mostly because of its complex nose. The WH was nicer in the mouth but was sort of mono-dimensional on the nose with the peat totally lacking.
    • Nose
      Peaty (a mellow peat), malty, lots of honey; green apple.
    • Taste
      Sweet and fruity; light; fudge. Just a hint of spices.
    • Finish
      Short to medium fudge and slight pepper. After water also peaty.

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