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By the Powers of Grayskull

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@FrostReview by @Frost

25th Oct 2015


  • Nose
  • Taste
  • Finish
  • Balance
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Note: Powers Gold Label is sold with an ABV of 43.2% here.

This whiskey boasts a blend of 70% pot still and 30% grain whiskey, no single malt, and that really caught my attention.

The reviewed bottle has been open for 5 weeks

Nose: This is mellow on the nose, I really had to dig deep and discovered a narrow range of scents: cereal, buttery caramel, barley, vanilla essence, marmalade jam. This is very crisp

Taste: Grain, vanilla, lemon curd, honey

Finish: Subtle sharpness, bitter, creamy, cereals

The balance is consistent. A seamless transition from nose to finish. A nice blend that is good value for money.

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maltmate302 commented

This review sums up the Power's Gold Label blend nicely. Whenever I see a high proportion of malt (or pot still) and an abv of above 40% abv I'm interested. Another excellent blend I've had lately is Black Bull Kyloe.It's a blend of 50% malt and 50% grain ,bottled at 50%abv ,and is such a well integrated drink that you hardly notice the taste of grain whisky.Its also very well priced and I'll definitely be picking up another bottle of it in the future.

8 years ago 0

Frost commented

Thank you for the feedback @maltmate302. I'm keen to try Black Bull, it strikes me as a "premium blend"

8 years ago 0

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