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Johnnie Walker Red Label Tasting notes and reviews

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Johnnie Walker Red Label

Johnnie Walker
Red Label
Scotch Whisky ~ Blended
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Dave Broom

Bold. Root ginger, and mixed citrus zest. Fresh and shore like. Light smoke, lemon grass and with water burning stubble (on the fields rather than the face). Some weight behind.
Softer than the feisty nose. Vanilla. water adds a silkiness but still smoke and energy.
Spicy and, yes, gingery.
The key here is how it performs dilute where the smoothness is accentuated but without eliminating the defining energy.

Rob Allanson

Aromatic with earthy tones, peat, a gin like note. There's fruit, orange peel and subtle vanilla pods.
Robust at first with the malt and grain delivering silk and spices. Ginger bread and butter.
A whiff of Islay and Parkin cake.
There's a reason it sells so well, complex and layered and mixes well.
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