Paul John Bold

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12955
Paul John
India
Single Malt Whisky
46%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon
Chill filtration - WithoutArtifical colouring - Without
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Nosing
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Spices:
Honey:
Fruit:
Herb:
Tobacco:
Vanilla:
Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Peach:
Pepper:
Pineapple:
Tasting
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Spices:
Honey:
Oak:
Fruit:
Pepper:
Herb:
Alcohol:
Dark Chocolate:
Leather:
Tobacco:
Caramel:
Coffee:
Fig:
Grapefruit:
Lime:
Malt:
Mint:
Salt:
Sherry:
Tropical Fruit:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Maritime Notes:
Finish
Peat Smoke:
Spices:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Malt:
Chili:
Coffee:
Grapefruit:
Nuts:
Oil:
Tropical Fruit:
Zitrus:
Herb:

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22. Mar 2016
Nosing:
Peat SmokeVanillaSweet peat
Taste:
HoneySweetSpicesOakAlcoholPeat Smoke liquorice
Finish:
Medium
Comment:
Nosing:
Spicy and smoky with the sweetness of honey and red licorice.
Taste:
Silky and spicy oak, smoke and honey. Slight hints of chimney soot, syrup and copper.
Finish:
Light and smoky with copper and spices.
Comment:
Davisscholar
08. Mar 2016
What a nice surprise of a "world" Single Malt. (Same batch as in video.)

First off: Mr. Luening again tortures the English tongue by not knowing the difference between "bald" (hairless, as he thinks this Whisky is named) and its real name - "bold" - meaning full, intense, strong, brash, brazen...

This bottle will need continued perusal to fully comprehend, but initial impressions are great - resembles Bourbon-matured Highland Park with Bowmore thrown in for peaty measure.

Peat smoke is balanced on the nose, with campfire, hickory-smoked bacon and earthier, mineral tones before the ashy, American oak vanilla (like Nikka) comes in. Supporting fruit is quite rich - dried pineapple, figs, passionfruit, honey, quite tropical.

Palate starts big with oiliness, slight sweetness, balanced and vibrant alcohol, then the smoke kicks in and makes for a burnt pineapple in the campfire. Balance distinctly Bowmore (15?) again.

Good stuff, great value, perfect strength - water upsets it.
Marko_I
14. Apr 2016
unknown user
23. Mar 2016
unknown user
01. Apr 2016
dl6uhu
24. May 2016
Tomm
15. Jan 2017
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06. Apr 2017
Esen
31. Jul 2017