Black Bottle

Black Bottle was created in the early 20th century by the Graham brothers and was filled in a deep black glass bottle, which was designed by a german glass manufacturer. With the First World War the blender were forced to sell the whisky in green bottles. Nearly 100 years later, Black Bottle is again marketed in its old style. The particular blend combines Islay Malts with Highland, Speyside and Lowland whiskys that have been blended with mild Grain Whiskys.

Black Bottle was created in the early 20th century by the Graham brothers and was filled in a deep black glass bottle, which was designed by a german glass manufacturer. With the First World War the blender were forced to sell the whisky in green bottles. Nearly 100 years later, Black Bottle is again marketed in its old style. The particular blend combines Islay Malts with Highland, Speyside and Lowland whiskys that have been blended with mild Grain Whiskys.

Details about this bottle Edit
12281
Bunnahabhain
Scotland, Islay
Blended Whisky
40%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 5 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Oak:
Fruit:
Peat Smoke:
Spices:
Sweet:
Cherry:
Chocolate:
Coffee:
Nuts:
Pepper:
Vanilla:
Herb:
Tasting
Peat Smoke:
Oak:
Sweet:
Honey:
Spices:
Pepper:
Maritime Notes:
Herb:
Alcohol:
Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Floral:
Iodine:
Malt:
Nuts:
Oil:
Salt:
Wheat:
Herbs:
Finish
Peat Smoke:
Spices:
Pepper:
Nutmeg:
Alcohol:
Dark Chocolate:
Oak:
Herb:

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27. Jun 2016
Nosing:
Peat Smoke Fruit Oak
Taste:
Spices Pepper grain
Finish:
Medium
Comment:
Nosing:
Fruity and fresh with oak. Spicy flavors with hints of peat smoke.
Taste:
Soft and smoky oak and honey.
Finish:
Gentle and pleasantly spicy. Hints of nutmeg, pepper and smoke.
Comment:
25. Jun 2018

Comment: For the money, if you like smoke this is a good value. I agree with what horst_s says on this one. Not good enough that I would want to buy again. The smokier-peatier ones have to be really good before I'll drink them, ie Lagavulin because they are more apt to give me headaches.
25. Jun 2018
Nosing:

Taste:
:peat: Peat Smoke Iodine
Finish:
medium with grainy taste near the end
Comment:
There are better choices for peat and smoke. You can get Laphroaig 10 for a few bucks more in some places. This is somewhat similar to the Grouse Smokey Black.
Futz
26. Feb 2019
Nosing: Peat Smoke Chocolate Cherry licorice

Taste: Floral Oil Honey

Finish:

Comment:
Loadmasterdave
07. Dec 2016
powerurs
01. Feb 2016
powerurs
01. Feb 2016
Marko_I
15. Jul 2016
unknown user
16. Jul 2017