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Overall rating
89.76/100
votes
76
Category
Blend
Bottler
That Boutique-y Whisky Company (TBWC)
Bottling serie
Batch 5
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
50 years old
Casktype
Oak Casks
Number of bottles
2000
Strength
46.6 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Barcode
5052598126032
Added on
06 May 2017 6:14 pm by mds51
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 347,48

21 × in wishlist

76 × member ratings

139 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Blended Scotch Whisky #1 TBWC

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.76 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    He is gentle and he is old, no question. Everything was consistent, but everything was also reserved. Really good whiskey, but no real revelation. Maybe today was just not the day.
    • Nose
      Quite reserved, but what arrives smells pleasingly old, old oak, slightly rustic, the old Grain is also to smell. Especially woody flavors without it being too much.
    • Taste
      Spicy, sweetish, raisins, dried fruit, some vanilla, tart oak, tannins, spices
    • Finish
      Sweet and spicy, a lot of oak, menthol, herb and also the raisins and dried fruits come by.

  2. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    A nice whiskey that does not hide its age. But he did not really convince me, because I do not have the tension. There I find z. For example, the Invergordons of Mancarella are more exciting.
    • Nose
      The nose is quite reminiscent of an old grain. But not just colorful, but also slightly darker than, for example, the Mancarella Invergordons.
      Linseed oil / wood oil. Black bread. Molasses. After a while you will see some rotten or fermented red grapes. Some hairspray. Tobacco. Modriges wood.
    • Taste
      Initially sweet and sour notes. Forest honey. Immature blackberries. Rum raisins. Black tea with a splash of lemon. Then it gets spicier. The oak comes and also a certain tingle. Short comes a little soy sauce. Salted caramel. Dark chocolate. Leather.
    • Finish
      Votes Omen. Tabak. China Rinde. Salzlakritze.

  3. pippo g scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Interesting nose, heavy old sherry and oak, dark fruits, no alcohol

    Mouth: quite consistent with the nose, soft and oily, with some bitterness between the grain and the oak.

    Finish: the bitterness becomes stronger, overall unexpectedly short.

    Conclusion: nice, soft, oily whiskey, which feels younger compared to the age with a unfortunately very short finish.

  4. JacobaEd scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. Docmacwhisky scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Jim Murray has awarded 96 points to the Blended Scotch Whisky #1 TBWC Batch 5. Gold SFWSC 2017, Master The Scotch Whisky Masters 2017 (The Spirits Business), Gold ISC 2017, Silver Outstanding IWSC 2017. Pure matter of taste...

  6. WSP scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  8. very_bad_day scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  9. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2017/11/06/twe-show-2017-day-1/

    N: Utterly moorish nose that comes from great age & blending. 
    T: Lots of consolidated layers.
    F: Swimmingly concentrated/blended initially but one that comes out just right at the end.
    C: A strong finish helps maintain overall balance.Scores a B

  10. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    In terms of pleasure it's 100%. The nose is his Achilles heel, the rest is really pretty, although I would have liked a little more oak.
    Enthusiasm 4/5
    Whiskey n ° 1415
    • Nose
      Sweet and deep, on caramel and vanilla. More on the grain than the malt apparently. No woody notes. Cooked fruits, later roasted almonds. Mature, melted. A little flat. A hint of smoke.
    • Taste
      Very sweet attack. Mellous to fall! Juicy wish. Still no wood, some discreet spices at the end of the mouth.
    • Finish
      Winey, stewed fruit, superb. Long and subtly bitter - finally an indirect trace of oak.

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