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40.0 % Vol.
750 ml
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12 may 2016 8:41 am

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€ 52.82

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Whisky reviews for John Jacob Handmade Rye Whiskey

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  1. ScotchGuyTO did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Empty Glass:  This shows the age again, furniture polish and fresh oak
    (not so great), but behind all of it is dried pickling spices and dill
    (I think putting a few more years of age on this will bring out these
    notes more in the dram).
    • Nose
      The first note I got was super sweet butter cream frosting and vanilla
      ice cream.  Lots of rye pepper and fruits, making the nose densely
      thick.  The pepper seems very hot like white ground pepper, but has a
      bright black fruit note like really good Tellicherry peppercorns.  There
      begins a subtle waft of fruits and an interesting counterbalance of
      fresh motor oil.  A little water brings out dried mandarin peel. and a
      caraway rye bread-y note.  In the background there seems to be a
      grapefruit candy note.  With time it turns more into a wheat sugary
      note, or a something like a sweet-grass note.
    • Taste
      The mouth feel is very smooth; luxuriously so!  The body does seem a bit
      thin here (showing its youth), but fruits abound!  Dried apricot shows
      up here, along with a peach brandy note too.  The pepper doesn't subside
      here, but instead turns into warmth through the dram.  Some baking
      spices are present here, but nothing really standing above one another.
    • Finish
      This part is sadly short.  Lots of rye bite and oak heat come through. 
      Vanilla pudding drifts away into oak warmth and the ever present wood

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  3. ScotchGuyTO did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    When it arrived in Ontario, they tested our batch and noted that this was actually 42% ABV.


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