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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky Reviews

    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky 69
    Based on 12 reviews.
    Rated on a scale of 50 to 99
    Distillery
    J & B
    Style
    Blended
    Release
    Unspecified
    Age
    Unspecified
    Alcohol
    40% abv.
    Region
    Scotland
    Bottled For
    Distillery

    J&B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky contains around 40 whiskies including malts like Knockando and Tamdhu and North British grain.. Only 1 percent of J & B Rare is Islay.

    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by Quisnic

    7150/99
    Color
    Light Amber
    Nose
    Citrus, Alcohol & Fruit
    Body
    Midium body... little oily
    Palate
    Lemon, Citrus, Smoke, but very little Peat
    Finish
    Warm and tingly... remminds me of some candian blended wiskeys's (puts some hair on your chest 0

    A sound dram that can be has neat or with a couple of drops of water and still hold its own... But for any novice, please spend a little more and get a nice single malt.

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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by Anonymous

    5050/99
    Color
    pale amber
    Nose
    sherry amontillado
    Body
    No body, very sweet sugarwater
    Palate
    sherry amontillado or very sweet tea
    Finish
    baed finish, no whiskey at all !!

    Very bad !!

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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by MaltyManiac

    6550/99
    Color
    Light Amber
    Nose
    Vanilla, Honey , Fruity
    Body
    consistent
    Palate
    somewhat peaty
    Finish
    light finish

    Smooth , Light , good finish , aroma is satisfactory for a scotch, competes JW Red Label and Dewar's White Label

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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by Golfer-Bill

    6050/99
    Color
    Very pale amber
    Nose
    Alcohol and lemon grass smoke. Weak.
    Body
    Thin
    Palate
    Lemonade smokey
    Finish
    Short

    Not a place to start for a novice.

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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by Scotchaliver

    7350/99
    Color
    Very light and pale
    Nose
    Lemon with hints of honey. Weak on the nose. One of its only weakness's
    Body
    Thin and wet.
    Palate
    Nutty, with citrus and pepper. The lemon shows up at the end.
    Finish
    Warm but brisk. Definitive flavors that whisk by too quick.

    A great place to start when exploring Blended Scotch. Quality product for the price. First tried it alone but will use as a mixer in the future.

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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by Anonymous

    6550/99
    Color
    Light Straw
    Nose
    Lightly honeyed malt, slightly damp grass and a little sea air. Some graininess with a slight bit of alcohol apparent.
    Body
    Light bodied, for sure. I suspect this is a blend of no more than 20% malt content, possibly somewhat less. While grain whisky done right can be quite good, this is not like that.
    Palate
    Cheap malt, pencil shavings, wee peat, and the slighest hint of vanilla.
    Finish
    Short whisp of peat and offputting graphite.

    Something tells me decades ago it was Perhaps a solid blend, but with time, conformed to attempted mass appeal blend trends, opting for vague light flavor and sweetness over any kind of decent complexity or full flavor. While a highly mundane blend, at least it's not the worst I've had (that distinction would be reserved for Lauder's), and it has some brief enjoyable moments.

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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by ChadDavis

    7050/99
    Color
    amber -2
    Nose
    Ginger ale , honey very sweet, wax, lemonheads 28/33
    Body
    Medium viscosity,slow running sticky-looking legs. Thin mouthfeel.
    Palate
    Citrus, then smokey but mild peatiness. Alcohol taste is prominent. 22/33
    Finish
    Mostly a mild burn of alcohol, this stuff is young, not a hint of smoothness. Mild smokiness is in the back. 20/33 not bad for a cheap blend .

    I am surprised at this little guy. The names of lots of Brit Royalty doesnt mean much; it's a cheap whisky, but I like it. That's the surprise. I took it neat in a Glencairn. Lovely nose that belies the less refined palate and sorry finish. Drink it if your only other choice is Jack.

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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by Anonymous

    7250/99
    Color
    Pale straw
    Nose
    Fruity, very light hay and straw scent mingled with a light malt.
    Body
    Light and friendly
    Palate
    Light and fruity.Faint peat.
    Finish
    quickly gone with a blunt aftertaste.

    A starter scotch

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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by Eye-lah Guy

    7750/99
    Color
    Sunny yellow
    Nose
    Nose of berries and citrus
    Body
    Light, yet determined
    Palate
    Fine grains give way to a hint of spicy vanilla, a decent balance
    Finish
    None to speak of...the only issue with this whisky

    Short on finish, but still enjoyable. On par with Clan as my go-to blend at this price; very sound dram. 

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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by Normec

    7150/99
    Color
    straw
    Nose
    fresh ! honey ,fruity (lemon ,banana ,pineapple) ,light peat ,vanilla and very shy salty seaweeds
    Body
    lightly bodied ,thin legs
    Palate
    honey ,lemon ,banana ,dry apricot ,dark caramel ,almond and bit spicy
    Finish
    short and clean ! honey ,dry apricot ,green banana

    for me honey is all over in this blend ,not so stong but what is strong here except market share .

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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by Anonymous

    7050/99
    Color
    Pale Gold
    Nose
    Oak, Lemon, Maple, Cherries, Light peat, caramel and Toffee.
    Body
    Light, watery, with a hint of oils.
    Palate
    Citrus, hint of apples, Buttery, very little malt, and slight smoke.
    Finish
    very smoky, and lots of chili spices

    Pleasant, but I'm concerned with how little the taste of malt I'm picking up. I think its because its a blend of mostly grains.

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    J & B Rare Blended Scotch Whisky
    Review by Anonymous

    8850/99
    Color
    Straw
    Nose
    light Peat, fruity, grassy.
    Body
    medium body
    Palate
    a little hot and peppery. Light, peaty, lemony, very sweet.
    Finish
    has a good smoky smooth finish that is pretty long. Leaves a good numbness on the tongue and a good sweet stickiness on the finish as well, leaving you wanting to take another pull like any good whiskey should do.

    There are many good scotches on the market. This is one of them. J & B is an old contender and maybe because of that it has lost some popularity, but in my opinion, it's a darn good blend. Especially for the price. It has a pretty good nose, it's pretty smooth and has a good taste about it. It finishes well and it's a good quality liquor. I like to drink my scotch with ice and J & B takes to ice very well, which means that it has some depth and character. It's my everyday scotch.

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