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Johnnie Walker Black Label Tasting notes and reviews

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Johnnie Walker Black Label

Brand
Johnnie Walker
Expression
Black Label
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Blended
Abv
40.00%
Website
www.johnniewalker.com
Availability
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Michael Jackson

Nose
Rich. Maple syrup, spices and mustard. Can a whisky have a hint of acidity on the nose? Yes, but rather the acidity of a Lenny Bruce rather than of vinegar.
Palate
Marijuana. Big interplay of smoky dryness, spicy heat and sweetly malty, creamy vanilla.
Finish
Rounded with raisiny sherry. At length, mellow.
Comment
Is Black Label a great whisky? Was Dizzy Gillespie a great musician?

Paul Pacult

Nose
The salty thumbprint of Talisker is identifiable from the moment of pouring. Mature, moderately oaked and oily in a nutty manner. A lovely and textured bouquet.
Palate
Medium-to-full bodied. Leaps far past the Red Label in terms of grip on the tongue as grainy flavours start out dry at entry, then go pedal-to-the-metal at mid-palate with tangy, vivid tastes of peat, tobacco leaf, malt, and ripe apple.
Finish
The malt becomes sweet and zesty in the aftertaste.
Comment
A blend that I like more every time I evaluate it.
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