Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Batch 04
Added on
20 Mar 2017 7:50 pm by alectron

Average value

€ 45.00

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Whisky Reviews for Paul John Bold

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.42 points

  1. Samwise2020 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. wisekycourse scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    an Indian, with Indian malted barley and peat ... Scottish!
    • Nose
      very fruity that surprises the marine!
      malt, white glue sensation held, peppery spice
    • Taste
      Exotic fruits, very sweet, reinforced by strong spices (white pepper), the wood is discreet, the fruits still come back to the palate
    • Finish
      medium to long enough with fruits still very present (mango, pineapple, passion) and cold ashes well at the bottom of the glass.

  3. Andytka3 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    (Batch 04 in 2016)

    N- There are aspect of Bold that reminds me of Islay, a diluted Laphroaig with the antiseptic stripped. The malty cocoa smokes, breezy sea notes at night, citrus with crushed leaf works magic here. Even some basil and sweet pine, layer of lamp oil lurking before the soothing white pepper and wood shaving appeared at very end.

    P- Malty, caramelized citrus with cigarette ashes. Grounded spices with tea leaf, solid and balanced throughout . A wee light on texture but almost as good as the 1st batch tried 3 years ago (Note 245).

    F- Lack the stamina of the old batch, not swim as far, at best medium length. Silky smooth, a hint of spirit-y sphere lurking, but well covered by the thick sweet peat, modern, well made and surely not bad.

    Weighted Rate- 84pt

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.

  4. alectron scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Single dram, vertical distillery tasting, 2017_03
    • Nose
      Peat, oily, vanilla, tobacco, metallic. (84)
    • Taste
      Oily, peat, vanilla. (83)
    • Finish
      Vanilla, gummybears, peat. (82)


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