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Black Barrel Tasting notes and reviews

Issue 121 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 121

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Black Barrel

Brand
Black Barrel
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Blended
Abv
40.00%
Produced at
Burn Stewart Distillers plc
Availability
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Michael Jackson

Nose
Faintly smoky. Sweetish. Lemon zest. Pancakes.
Palate
Assertively sweet. Slightly syrupy.
Finish
Spicy (cinnamon?) dryness.
Comment
The name does not imply a dark whisky – the colour is a good full gold – but the barrel may have been well-charred. There is plenty of juicy wood-extract there.

Dave Broom

Nose
Soft and gentle with a light, crisp, cereal note. Water brings out milk chocolate, fruit and sultanas.
Palate
Very soft, gentle and sweet. A ripe whisky with chewy toffee.
Finish
Citrus sweetness.
Comment
A lovely easy going, approachable dram.
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    Burn Stewart Distillers plc
  • 8 Milton Road. College Milton North. East Kilbride. Lanarkshire. Scotland. G74 5BU
  • Tel : +44 1355 260 999

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