John Walker. Johnnie Walker Red Label has hints of cinnamon and pepper, fruity sweetness, and a mellow bed of vanilla, before the Johnnie Walker signature of a long, lingering, smoky finish.". I have a bottle on hand given to me as a gift. For Industrial Use Only. ?Chill-Filtration: YesColoring: E-150 added, Nose: Heavy acetone, paint thinner, nail polish; sweet breadiness shows up after it airs out a bit; grimy pennies, maybe some faint oak hiding in there, a strange sweetish note that reminds me of vomit, Palate: Flat and watery in the mouth; grainy sweetness and a cotton candy note shrouded by bitter, metallic notes (a similar taste to when you put a 9V battery on your tongue...hasn't everyone done that??? On the other hand the majority of the body is taken by malty notes and a slight alcoholic tang. All in the name of science and whisky, I guess...After cautiously cracking open the screwtop, I poured a dram and reluctantly brought my nose to the glass. I dunno, friend, but you might wanna change that. Something similar but better: Just about anything. In 1819, John’s father died, and the family farm where little Johnnie had spent the first fourteen years of his life, was sold. "Johnnie Walker and Game of Thrones are an epic pairing. Johnnie Walker Green Label Aged 15 Years (torrance) $80 JLA FORUMS | Classifieds | FOR SALE - California | FOR SALE - Los Angeles, CA Sat Jan 02 2021 8:46 pm With its unique square bottle, and the labels tilted off-center, the company has created a strong brand image and its spirit is considered by many to be the quintessential Scottish whisky. It was a little earlier this year that the Johnnie Walker 10yo “Rye Cask Finish” got released. i would say the green label 15 yr is the best value for money and as good as any in the range. It was a little earlier this year that the Johnnie Walker 10yo “Rye Cask Finish” got released. Though, I dunno which I'd rather put in my mouth. Apparently it is a blend of 35 grain and malt whiskies I would suspect it is heavy on the grain whiskies but still that boggles the mind, someone somewhere is nosing and tasting 35 different whiskies in order to blend them into this completely nondescript flavorless concoction, that or some guy is just mixing 1 barrel of this and one barrel of that according to a recipe which is probably more likely. I feel pretty confident I could pick out Red Label from any blind test. Green Label, unlike all of the other Walkers, is actually a blended malt composed of (unsubstantiated) 27 different single malts, all at least 15 years (or, more likely, exactly 15 years) of age. That is what Johnnie Walker Red Label is like, take a giant black pepper bomb, and throw it in the back of your throat. There's nothing sweet about Johnny Red. Red is almost paint thinner, in my book. gold label is the best in my opinion. OVERALL EXPERIENCE​Johnnie Walker. I got myself a liter bottle of glenfarclas 12 for 25 euro. Aside from the pedestrian nature of JWR, which is in fact a passable scotch and has far worse competitors in it's category, you've gone and reviewed a scotch that has been travelling for however long in a small plastic bottle sealed with a styrofoam lid. It seems more rigorous. My bottle was purchased in 2017, after the renaissance of the label. Johnnie Walker Red This is the range's "entry level" Scotch. Master taster has no buds. With a pedigree that dates back to 1820 when John Walker himself was bottling and selling whisky in his grocery store, it was his son, Alexander Walker, who began the legacy that has made Johnnie Walker … The farm was not far from Glasgow on the west side of the island. The juice that made me start trying other because it actually hat somewhat not-terribly-disgusting flavors compared to the rest of the spirits that were present at a party (think: Chantré), but when I revisited it after about 60 single malts almost made me jump.. John Walker. However, I appreciate the humor of your post if not the actual content. Keep in mind that for Scotch Whiskies, an age statement refers to the youngest whisky used in that bottle. I think Johnny Walker gets a worse rap than they deserve, they are generally better than almost any other kind of blended whisky. I tried a bottle of JWRed very early in my, now, 3 year old journey tasting various spirits. Johnnie Walker Red dates back to the brand’s Special Old Highland scotch, an early 20th Century product of Johnnie Walker. Press J to jump to the feed. Oh jeez, I didn't know you were watching, I'm sorry for giving you a bad rating, it's not you it's me, I just got a lot going on and cant be tied down to one whisky at the moment, I hope we can remain friends. Of course the Red is their cheapest offering, but even that is quite drinkable in, say, a Scotch & Soda or possibly a Rob Roy (though that last one is a stretch, better with JW Black for that). Johnnie Walker Blue Label. Most prominent are a vague fruity sweetness with honey and herbal, heathery overtones. Gotta admit I drank a few bottles of this stuff when I started drinking Scotch, but that was mostly for the buzz and lack of knowing better.. Just gulp it and get it over with indeed. I wanted to say, I've licked random stuff off my hands that I felt better about. Johnnie Walker Blue Label is a super-premium blended malt. Johnnie Walker Red Label Du benytter en utdatert nettleser som Vinmonopolet.no ikke lenger støtter Vennligst last ned en av følgende oppdaterte, gratis og gode nettlesere: Johnnie Walker Red is launching its new serve with ginger ale through its ‘Go Bold’ integrated OOH campaign. Johnnie Walker Red Label and Black label are the world’s most popular whiskies. Mezclas Exclusivas de John Walker & Sons. Johnnie Walker 18yo. 91 votes, 49 comments. I've also been working on a "reluctantly-calibrated" scoring system for some time now that attempts to coordinate my current system with most people on the whisky network using the rather-inflated 100 point scale. At work we taste testes tested a bunch of scotches and when I tried the red, I almost spit it out right infront of the rep that brought it. I was fully ready for it to be nothing more than Johnnie Red in a bottle that changed color in the freezer, but lucky for us, that’s not what they did. OR , for the same price is there Scotch that is a lot better? When it's gone I'll replace it with a far better blend for guests and mixing. Describes my experience pretty well. And then be disappointed when it doesn't deliver? Notes: Look, I know, but I haven't tried it since I started to keep notes so I bought a mini as I revisit things that I haven't tried in a long time. Johnnie Walker Red Label continues to be one of Australia's favourite Scotch Whisky's. Bacon. Make your online pledge to never drink and drive. The blend was released as Red Label first in 1909, although before that it was known as Walker’s Special Old Highland Red Label. The Red Label’s nose is heavy on the alcohol and has a strong evergreen forest scent, like juniper or pine. In this respect, the Johnnie Walker stable has been growing and expanding significantly. It originated as a cocktail whiskey and JW maintains that to this day about their Red Label. 132k members in the Scotch community. Johnnie Walker Red Label mostra sua “nova cara” by Alex Minho 27/04/2019, 19:02 1.6k Views Como parte das ações, uma edição limitada traz o consumidor impresso na garrafa com os traços do Striding Man, símbolo da marca Black and double black were next in line an I found them much more appealing neat than the red. So in the eyes of the media, he’s Catholic. The finish has a trace of that grainy sweetness, but the acrid bitterness steals the show. Then, the sweet graininess quickly turns to bitter, metallic astringency that seeps into my tongue. Green Label, unlike all of the other Walkers, is actually a blended malt composed of (unsubstantiated) 27 different single malts, all at least 15 years (or, more likely, exactly 15 years) of age. This limited-edition Scotch Whisky is inspired by the most enigmatic and feared characters on the Why the he'll would anyone want this putrid crap. Johnnie Walker Green Label. I've bought exactly one bottle of this in my life and won't buy another. In 1909, “Special Old Highland Whisky” was renamed Johnnie Walker Red Label and a legend was born. In 1819, John’s father died, and the family farm where little Johnnie had spent the first fourteen years of his life, was sold. The palate actually has a little bright spot of sweet graininess before that bitter, metallic profile returns to haunt me. Johnnie Walker Red Label is our Pioneer Blend, the versatile one that has introduced our whisky to the world. Also, if you'd like to read my complete scoring guide or check out any other whiskies I've reviewed, it's all posted on my review blog, www.whiskygeekdom.com. If you thought the Johnnie Walker range consisted of Red, Black, Green, Gold, and Blue Label, then you’ve not kept up with the times. In fact, JW Red Label is the world's best-selling Scotch whisky, and somehow I've managed to miss out on tasting the stuff until recently when I snagged a free sample bottle on an airplane to save me from having to pay to try it. They are the low to medium end products from the house of Johnnie Walker. I don't know what can be said as it is very unremarkable and flavorless, I have had more flavorful vodka's, the only plus is that I did finish it without pouring it out and the flavor or lack there of isn't offensive, it just doesn’t exist. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Johnnie Walker Red Label. Press J to jump to the feed. Before leaving the venue, we were given one last surprise… two 200ml bottles of the Red and Black label! DISTILLERY: Johnnie Walker MASH BILL: While percentages are not available, Johnnie Walker advertises their Green Label as being comprised of flagship brands from all main whisky producing regions of Scotland (and all owned by Johnnie Walker’s parent company Diageo).Caol Ila from Islay, Talisker from the Isle of Skye, and Cragganmore and Linkwood from Speyside comprise the bulk of the blend. Johnnie Red was ok, but a bit on the harsh side. a subreddit for Scotch enthusiasts of all walks of life and of all levels of knowledge on anything Scotch Whisky related. Hahaha, Jim Beveridge is the master blender for Johnnie Walker. When she asked me what I thought I had to look at my boss and he gave me a, don't do it, look. All things considered, Johnnie Walker Red Label fits a need in the market at large, and fits it well. The company even admits its mixer grade stuff, by intent! It's worth noting that JW Red was NEVER intended to be sipped neat. I am wondering what is better between Johnnie Walker "Green Label" or "Gold Label". ive also been through the johnnie walker range, on the back of their reputation. Johnnie Walker Red is a staple of almost every bar on the planet... but is it any good? I said it was ok but I wouldn't go out of my way to get it. Came for the bad score. While I do appreciate the effort you put into the review, it's a bit silly considering.. Extraordinary depth of flavor??? I've gotta say the hate for Johnnie Walker Red seems undeserved to me. Those, or Johnnie Red. Johnnie Walker A Song of Ice: ingle malts from Clynelish, ... the bottle design evokes a fiery setting with deep-red colors. Tasting Notes: Vital Stats: 40% ABV (80 proof), no age statement, blended Scotch whisky, priced around mid-$20 range per 750 ml bottle. Johnnie Black was quite a bit smoother, and had a nice peat taste. Join two-time Formula 1 World Drivers’ Champion Mika Hakkinen and millions of others by saying ‘yes' today. I too had a similar experience with an awful whisky, and I also solved the problem by pouring it down the drain. I'm horribly unoriginal with these things. Johnnie Walker Red Label is our Pioneer Blend, the versatile one that has introduced our whisky to the world. Join two-time Formula 1 World Drivers’ Champion Mika Hakkinen and millions of others by saying ‘yes' today. I decided it was time to try Johnnie Walker Red Label 80 proof again. It’s a good question, as those just getting into Scotch whisky are generally curious as to which to pick up. I'd give them both 2's going by OPs scale, but I can definitely manage a lot more of the red than I can the Dewar's. Johnnie Walker, A Song of Fire features the subtle smoke of peated malts from the Caol Ila distillery.The smoky flavours within the malt are an homage to the Dragons of House Targaryen.The whisky is labeled as a blend which means that although the Caol Ila Distillery is the featured single malt within the whisky, other whiskies both grain and single malt will also be included in the blend. On the other hand the majority of the body is taken by malty notes and a slight alcoholic tang. ); flat cola that was left out overnight; that's about it, Finish: Bitter and fleeting. That's very silly to me. Chivas was ok, but IMO, just ok. IIRC, I still have about half a fifth of Johnnie Walker Black in my liquor cupboard from a Christmas party we had in....2001 or so. Could you imagine this stuff at cask strength?!? If no one told me otherwise, I'd think I was getting ready to remove some paint from an old wall or something. Walk into an average bar, order “a scotch”, and that’s what you’re going to get. At around $25 a bottle, you could fork out another $20 bill and get EXPONENTIALLY better whisky. Johnnie Walker Aged 18 Años. (...but why??? It's like asking if bourbon is better than a single malt scotch, when it's two very different drinks that are drunk in very different manners and different situations. DISTILLERY: Johnnie Walker MASH BILL: While percentages are not available, Johnnie Walker advertises their Green Label as being comprised of flagship brands from all main whisky producing regions of Scotland (and all owned by Johnnie Walker’s parent company Diageo).Caol Ila from Islay, Talisker from the Isle of Skye, and Cragganmore and Linkwood from Speyside comprise the bulk of the blend. Ice was best for me. For me it was a 2 bottles of black on the rocks and a two bottles of red mixed with seltzer. Johnnie Walker Red dates back to the brand’s Special Old Highland scotch, an early 20th Century product of Johnnie Walker. Bringing out your best snifter for a cheap blend, instead of a highball glass with ice and soda, to pretend to try it like it's a single malt? The next time you take a sip of your favourite Johnnie Walker, take a moment to appreciate the legacy and history that made it possible for you to have the best whisky in your glass, every time. Nose: It’s a soft, sweet, and lightly spicy/fruity nose; instantly alluring and tempting. Johnnie Walker™ is committed to responsible drinking, which is why we have created Join the Pact. In this respect, the Johnnie Walker stable has been growing and expanding significantly. There's nothing super disgusting in the nose, but it is strong, caustic, and spirit-y...let's just say my nose isn't telling my brain that this should go into my mouth. That metallic tinge stays on my tongue and I can't get it off. Keep that in mind! They gave us something new … Johnnie Walker er et merkevare av Scotch Whisky eid av Diageo og produsert i Kilmarnock i Ayrshire i Skottland.Det er det mest utbredte merke av blended scotch whisky i verden, solgt i nesten alle land, med en årlig omsetning på over 130 millioner flasker. Haha, NO. Just goes to show you how subjective the enjoyment of whisky (or anything else) can be. “johnnie walker red” is no catholic A nominal Catholic brought up by irresponsible parents in a moral wasteland turns his back on his religion, converts to another, and commits treason. We’ll see. Something similar but worse: This sets the bar. I have a tiny bottle of Johnnie Walker Black label in the review queue. Safe to say I won't be going near it again. Johnnie Walker Red Label and Black label are the world’s most popular whiskies. Johnnie-Walker 14 points 15 points 16 points 3 months ago * I think 90% of the people in Italy are proud of how the country acted in those days, we got hit first, we had a lot of deaths early for that cause we weren't prepared but we got an hold on It pretty fast. All in all, I strongly, strongly dislike it. Johnnie Walker Black Label. Johnnie Walker is synonymous with scotch. I think a lot of us got our start with JW. Johnnie Walker Red Rye Finish es el primer lanzamiento de nuestra gama Johnnie Walker Blenders' Batch - Una serie de whiskies nuevos, innovadores y experimentales, que amplían los límites de los sabores que se pueden paladear en un whisky. Most prominent are a vague fruity sweetness with honey and herbal, heathery overtones. Red Rye Finish es un cuidadoso experimento de sabor. At first, not so bad...Yea, it's flat and watery, but nothing gross at the start. I picked up a little sample bottle from my local place, so I wouldn't be stuck with an entire bottle. 8 I would like to keep a bottle of this open at all times, 7 Good enough that I would buy another bottle at MSRP, 6 Above average, could drink daily, stock up when on sale. Whiskey Network Review #32 r/Scotch Review #64. It’s a combination of light whiskies from Scotland’s East Coast and more peaty whiskies from the West, expertly balanced to create an extraordinary depth of flavour. John Walker & Sons XR 21. I was bought a bottle of JW Red as a thank-you for helping a couple of students out. Better with water, but that's not saying much. Imbued with pioneering spirit from the outset, Johnnie Walker Red Label travelled “wherever ship could sail”. And I've tried more than one or two. The quality of the grain alcohol is truly bottom shelf. a subreddit for Scotch enthusiasts of all walks of life and of all levels of knowledge … I just had a glass of Glengoyne 18 which killed the bottle and still had a thirst, so this is especially shitty seeing how I just had a dram of something I actually enjoy, I did my self a favor and used the same glass without rinsing. Mixing this up with Coke, would be a waste of Coke. Roll out the red carpet, I'm goin' in!!! Johnnie Walker Double Black. ever since malt is my weakness . Presenting the infamous (that's MORE than famous) Johnnie Walker Red Label! I have a question for all of you in the forum. Everything leaves pretty quickly on the finish except that metallic bite. It is made from a blend of at least 35 different grain and malt whiskeys, and bottled at 80 proof (40% alcohol). I think most Johnnie Walker whiskies are grossly overrated. Crafted from the four corners of Scotland, it crackles with spice and is bursting with vibrant, smoky flavors – followed by a mellow bed of vanilla, a fresh zestiness and the Johnnie Walker signature of a long, lingering, smoky finish. Broadcast, murals and guerrilla media are being used to increase awareness and consideration in key drinking hubs, whilst dynamic DOOH and mobile display will promote the nearest bars based on location to drive footfall. It smells, and tastes somewhat, like bad bacon. ,,, The blended (or "vatted") malt is bottled at 43% ABV and retails for around $45 to $55. 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