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Overall rating
80.00/100
votes
4
Category
Blend
Bottler
Macdonald, Greenlees Ltd. (MdGl)
Bottling serie
De Luxe Scotch Whisky
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml
Added on
19 Jan 2017 7:56 pm by karloff

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Whisky Reviews for President Special Reserve

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.00 points

  1. holborndrinker scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    Slightly tired - unexciting - didn't make me cartwheel (on reflection a good thing as I'd have tipped it everywhere and gone too off for being a bloody old fool). The bottle is quite impressive - like an architectural tear drop.
    • Nose
      79 79
      Old leather coats, dry sherry notes.
    • Taste
      80 80
      Difficult to describe - the alcohol is light (doesn't take your breath away), but then it develops with a slightly salty, tart flavour. A slightly tired feel to the whisky.
    • Finish
      79 79
      It lingers - more a slow death than anything, although perfectly pleasant.

  2. hs305 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    [January, 2006]  I had this dram during a FoSM club tasting.  I bought a different bottle (75cl and 43% abv) for 13 Euro in October, 2004.  It was bottled before 1991 (75cl bottle imported from Italy).In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 82,5.  I took no notes.

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