The Exceptional Reviews

THE EXCEPTIONAL Reviews

All The Exceptional Reviews

Average rating: 7.1/10 (770 votes)

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The Exceptional Malt
Richard,
This was definitely the heaviest of the 3 choices in the Exceptional tasting box. Nice strong finish.
The Exceptional Blend
Richard,
The Blend was my favorite of amongst the Grain, and Malt tasting box. Enjoyed the softer finish compared to the Malt
The Exceptional Grain
Richard,
Good middle choice between the Malt and the Blend, could definitely pick up the vanilla
The Exceptional Grain
Dan,
Very nice.
The Exceptional Grain
Jason,
Seriously the best Whisky.
The Exceptional Grain
Rich,
I am a complete nube at this, referring to flavor spiral, I can pick out the vanilla, get the nutty, don’t understand the beer part. Smoother finish as I went through the tasting.
The Exceptional Grain
Nakeva,
Well done on blending sweet and grain. Couldn't decide what I was tasting but the after flow was nice.
The Exceptional Malt
Nakeva,
Nice mix of smoothness and flavor. The oak wasn't overbearing and the honey shined through with perfection.
The Exceptional Blend
Nakeva,
Initial taste is smooth but then becomes to smoky/peat. Since it doesn't show in the flavor profile, wasn't expecting it and after taste was unbearable. Has potential but not my favorite.
The Exceptional Malt
Luane,
Smooth
The Exceptional Blend
Richard,
I smell mild peat and taste mild smoke, although this is not in the flavor spiral for this scotch. I think it is delicious, this is probably the best peaty tasting scotch I have had. I prefer the sweeter and more smooth and subtle Exceptional Grain but this is delicious and it would be great as a peaty scotch in my home bar.
The Exceptional Malt
Richard,
Spicier than the grain, a very similar profile. Again I can see the beer taste, but I get more spice combating with sweet. I little bit of a bite. Overall very good and I wouldn't mind having in my bar, but would probably take the grain over this one.
The Exceptional Grain
Richard,
Smooth, buttery, sweet, delicious, in-offensive. Flavor wheel says, beer, I guess I can see that, I definitely get vanilla, and can see where milk and chocolate come from. Has orange and apple notes as well. A great dram, I would buy a bottle for the home bar for sure.
The Exceptional Grain
Raymond,
Surprising sweet tip, then BANG! Strong, bold finish. I love the supplied flavor image. It really helped me explain it to my brain! I really likes this one.
The Exceptional Grain
Derreck,
Smooth smell and finish
The Exceptional Malt
Derreck,
Dry, heavy bite
The Exceptional Blend
Jesse,
Hella good. These guys know what they’re doing.
The Exceptional Malt
Jesse,
Balanced and solid, just a bit outside my flavor profile. A bit too much dry wood. I know.!
The Exceptional Grain
Jesse,
Insanely smooth and easy to drink. Still complex and balanced.. but damn that is delicious.
The Exceptional Blend
Wesley,
I received this in my oncea 1/4 tasting box. I used a whiskey tumbler instead of a Glencairn for this one. Nose was sour with some peat. Taste was not as sour. Still a little tart. Finish was medium. This one isn’t for me either. Their are other whisk(e)ys available that are more of what this is for a lot less money. My advice is try a sample before buying.
The Exceptional Malt
Wesley,
I received this in my quarterly sample. I tasted using a Glencairn. Tasted both at cellar temperature at chilled with ice. I found it smoky with oak. Some peat. Nothing spectacular. I will spend my money on two bottles of The Macallan 12 I stead of one of these.
The Exceptional Grain
Wesley,
I found it thin and single dimensional. I thought the finish was short and a little tart. Regrettably I could not detect any of the vanilla prominently featured in the flavor spiral shown here. The flavor spiral included in my sampling was more accurate to what I tasted. It featured beer as the largest flavor. I agree. If you like a rich, thick, sweet whisky this one is not for you.
The Exceptional Blend
Matt,
A little too much bitter beer flavor up front, but a nice smooth finish.
The Exceptional Malt
Matt,
Not really feeling this one. A little too oaky and zesty up front for my taste.
The Exceptional Grain
Matt,
Smooth and complex. Truly exceptional.
The Exceptional Grain
Antti,
It is a very good, delicate Blended Grain Scotch Whisky with a long milk chocolate death.
The Exceptional Malt
Antti,
It is an outstanding, balanced, Blended Malt Whisky with a long rancio death!
The Exceptional Blend
Antti,
It is an outstanding, balanced, blended Scotch Whisky with a long & sweet death!
The Exceptional Grain
Shawna,
Strong nose. A little thin on the mouth. Taste is smooth and vanilla-y.
The Exceptional Malt
Shawna,
Too oaky and smokey.
The Exceptional Malt
Matt,
I had this at a tasting and it was delightful.
The Exceptional Blend
Jefferey,
Toffee cookies, slightly salty, marcona almonds, then caramel An excellent dram, complex and tasty, one to enjoy slowly Would pair well with a Habano Bolivar Royal Coronation
The Exceptional Malt
Jefferey,
Deep dark flavors, needs a bit of water to open up. Molasses. Ginger. Almost a bit of sherry brandy way deep in the finish. The sherry casks come through, the age speaks softly. A very fine dram.
The Exceptional Grain
Jefferey,
An excellent dram, light on the nose and palate but complex, opens up very well indeed with a drop of water. Very long finish that opens into orange zest and honey
The Exceptional Blend
bill,
Great depth taste
The Exceptional Blend
Jeffrey,
Very good for a blend. Nice long finish
The Exceptional Grain
Jeffrey,
Good! Smooth. Could not taste the beer or port. Would buy this one
The Exceptional Malt
Jeffrey,
Shared with a friend. One loved it, the other hated it. Reminds me of other scotch that I really like
The Exceptional Grain
Eleazar,
It has burst of flavor in each sip. A bit intense at first but great drink all the way through!
The Exceptional Blend
Bob,
Exceptionally smooth.