Review #516 | /r/Scotch Review #184 – Old Pulteney 17
The Schtick: Old Pulteney 17 is a well aged member of Old Pulteney’s age stated core line of products.
Distiller: Old Pulteney
Bottler: Old Pulteney
Age: 17 Years
Nose: Melon, honey, brine, yeasty bakery sweets
Taste: Medium / thin. No heat. Sweet honey, brine, faint smoke, sweet and briney
Finish: Long, mild heat. Sweet honey, char, brine and lemon zest
Overall: More gentle/boring than the 12 but also more refined. Not phenomenal though, still.
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1 | Disgusting | So bad I poured it out.
2 | Poor | I wouldn’t consume by choice.
3 | Bad | Multiple flaws.
4 | Sub-par | Not bad, but many things I’d rather have.
5 | Good | Good, just fine.
6 | Very Good | A cut above.
7 | Great | Well above average
8 | Excellent | Really quite exceptional.
9 | Incredible | An all time favorite
10 | Perfect | Perfect