Johnnie Walker 18 Year
Johnnie Walker // Scotland
Johnnie Walker Platinum has been rebranded and repackaged as Johnnie Walker 18 Year. Platinum was an 18 Year whisky, so nothing has changed apart from a new name and new look for the blended whisky. The fact that it is an 18 Year old whisky has just been given its proper prominence for the brand. Made from up to 18 different whiskies for the blend including whisky from Blair Athol, Cardhu, Glen Elgin, and Auchroisk. This is bottled at 40% ABV.
Peated BlendA mix of grains and malted barley. From more than one distillery. Dried with peat.
"The whisky is fashionably late to show up, but what an impression it makes when it finally does. There's not much on the nose, initially, except raisins and a wisp of smoke. You taste it and the whisky is still playing coy, and then BAM! The flavors completely flood your palate. Dried fruits, nuts, cereal, dark chocolate, dark honey, violets, dried herbs--the list seems endless. The pleasant aftertaste lingers with lightly charred smoke and fruity sherry notes. "