Johnnie Walker / Johnnie Walker

Johnnie Walker XR Review

Johnnie Walker XR There are still a lot of people out there that aren't keen on Blends or who become quite snobbish towards them after drinking single malts but there are quality blends out there and this is one of them.

Aged for 21 years and full of sweetness and waxyness that work well together this really is a cracker of a dram and one that i really enjoyed. The price point will turn off a lot of people (£125 High Street / £99 in Travel Retail) but it is damn good dram that is worth trying if you're looking for an alternative to an expensive malt.

Available to buy from specialists like The Whisky Exchange

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

Begins very very sweet with fresh honeycomb and manuka honey, then goes waxy, very waxy infact then honey roast root vegetables and seville orange marmalade, hints of digestive biscuit and malt extract make up the background

Palate

the palate is sweet but different to the nose, it's more caramel and toffees although the waxy notes, sweet honey and marmalade all still make a presence

Finish

sweet, honey sweet

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Johnnie Walker XR
Age: 21
ABV: 40.00
Distiller: Johnnie Walker
Bottler: Johnnie Walker
Type: Blend
From: Scotland, No Defined Scottish Region
Posted: 04/04/2015 by Tom



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