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Overall rating
83.00/100
vote
1
Category
Blend
Bottler
George Ballantine & Son (GB&S)
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
Ceramic Decanter
Added on
30 Apr 2016 5:11 pm by giv7090

Average value

€ 140.30

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Whisky Reviews for Ballantine's Scotch Whisky

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.00 points

  1. Dre73 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    This is one of those whiskies that makes the hobby of whisky so much fun. Is it a very good whisky? No, not thát good. But it is totally different, a whole new experience, and that after having tasted over a thousand different whiskies.
    Never before I had a whisky with such a nose... only pure fresh honey, no alcohol or anything else. Really amazing. And then in taste it prooves it is real whisky though.
    I cannot rate this too high for it is not an outspoken good whisky, but still I would advise everyone to try this one if you have a chance. This is benchmarking to the extreme.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Honey, honey and honey. This is so funny, you really wouldn't believe this is actually whisky. No alcohol or whatsoever, just: honey. Full sweet honey, You almost feel like 'be very careful' for a bee-attack is very likely.
    • Taste
      84 84
      And once nipping it, it suddenly turns into whisky! Still a lot of sweetness of course, but now some slight tingling mouthfeel, still a bit of honey but mixed with a little pepper, some vanilla-like sweetness, a bit of fruitiness as well.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Finish got the same tastes as the body, but doesn't stay long.

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