OLD RIP VAN WINKLE Reviews

All Old Rip Van Winkle Reviews

Average rating: 8.9/10 (178 votes)

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Van Winkle 12 Year Old Special Reserve
Gary,
Not worth the money, absolutely great whiskey but doesn’t set itself apart from a $150 whiskey by any means, simply supply demand driven price.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Celina,
The smoothest drink I’ve ever had that was over a 100 proof
Van Winkle 12 Year Old Special Reserve
Timothy,
Enjoyed the smooth flavor. There are some alternatives that would not cost as much, but enjoyed it greatly.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old
Frank,
Best whisky I’ve ever had
Van Winkle 12 Year Old Special Reserve
Brendan,
Sweet nose and balanced in every way. Delicious!
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Brendan,
A solid bourbon that balanced sweetness with spice, but it's certainly not worth the grey market prices. I tested it against the Weller Special Reserve and preferred the Weller's.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
William,
Smooth flavorful full bodied bourbon
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Michael,
This was a turning point in Bourbon (and whisky in general) for me. Changed me from having a casual appreciation to a full fledged, die-hard whisky affectionado.
Van Winkle 12 Year Old Special Reserve
Jorge,
Very smooth
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old
Jackie,
Very alcoholy.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Bob,
Extremely smooth.
Van Winkle 12 Year Old Special Reserve
Jonathan,
Taste just like Weller 12
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Tim,
Great bourbon but a little hot..
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Thomas,
Man, it’s good. From the nose to the finish, you’ve got caramel and vanilla. A smooth, sweet pallet that rolls into oak and a perfect spice. The finish is sweet and lingering. To me, this is a more complex, rounded version of the Weller Antique 107.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
guest,
Tasted on holland America Norway trip
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Steven,
Just tried this one at a Wyndham hotel in Buffalo, NY and I absolutely loved it! It has incredible balance and warmth. The hype is absolutely justified, but the pricing doesn't make this one attractive. Definitely just treat yourself to a tasting at a bar. Don't buy the bottle. My tasting was $25 for those curious.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Liz,
A little too sweet for my liking. The 12 year pappy had a lot more flavor and hit me with a bit of smoke.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Christopher,
Amazing
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old
Christopher,
Amazing
Van Winkle 12 Year Old Special Reserve
Josh,
For the price this is more of a collector. I have an unopened bottle for a keepsake. Drink similarly to a scotch per my pallet, a little on the warm side.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
guest,
The higher proof gives a little heat than the 12 year, but still incredibly smooth.
Van Winkle 12 Year Old Special Reserve
guest,
Fantastic.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Collin,
Incredible bourbon. The sweetness at the end is delightful.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old
Chris,
A wonderful complex wheated bourbon. Sweet caramel, butterscotch, cinnamon, dried fruit.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Jim,
Best thing I tasted to date. Worth the money.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Mike,
Very good maybe even great....not worth the insane prices it’s pulling. If you can get it at retail it’s a steal though
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
KEVIN,
PERFECT, LOVE THIS RECIPE AT 107 PROOF, NOT AS BIG OF A FAN OF THE 90 PROOF STUFF EVEN WELLER 12 DOESN'T DO IT FOR ME AT THE PRICE.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old
Timothy,
A truly unique flavor spiral - and you get it all as it works it’s way from start to finish. High-octane delishisnous!
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Christina,
Very smooth, nice spice with a great cherry bomb finish.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Dave,
Great Bourbon. Sweet with great long Caramel finish. A little burn at 107 but still very smooth. Classic great bourbon. I haven't been fortunate enough to try the older Pappy Van Winkle line but I was surprised how good this is at 10 years.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Joseph,
This is arguably one of the best tasting bourbons I’ve ever had. Some bite to it but different type of taste with candy flavors
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Terry,
This is definitely my favorite bourbon of all. Heaven in a bottle is what I call it.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Franklin,
This is arguably one of the best tasting bourbons I’ve ever had.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Tong,
Warm and smooth
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Jamie,
I tasted this in a bar in DC. I had no idea how hard to get it was at the time. I was heartbroken to find out. This is by far my favorite bourbon. I'm hoping my memory isn't embellishing the flavor, but I recall smooth, sweet caramel, cinnamon spice and a delicious lasting warmth.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Joe,
Smooth and warm! Easy sippin bourbon!
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Chad,
Smooth
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Albert,
Delicious. Smooth and full of favor with balanced sweetness. Lives up to the hype at wholesale price.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
chris,
Cheapest entry into the Pappy lexicon, but I personally enjoy more than the 12. A little on the sweet side for bourbon, but with a nice finish. If you can find for around $300, snatch it up
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Eugene,
Some bite to it but different type of taste with candy flavors
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Jesse,
Never turn down a chance to try it.. Buying it might be a bit too extreme. Great Juice.. but at well over $500 a bottle.. I dunno..
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Sean,
Believe the hype.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Joseph,
Spicy. Tastes like rye even though there is no rye in the mash. Not bad, but not what I would expect from a 10 year old bourbon. Cinnamon and citrus up front. Peppery long finish.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Christopher,
Peppery, but not too hot for a boozy booze. Can't claim that it's a value at 300-500 bucks a bottle, but it is good if you can get some on the cheap.
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Banyon,
Don’t know haven’t opened but for the price it better be out of this world
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Daniel,
Love it!
Old Rip Van Winkle 10 Year Old 107 Proof
Andrew,
I've been lucky enough to taste most of the VanWinkle lineup and to me this is the strongest of the bunch.