Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select Bourbon

Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select Bourbon
WhiskyWoodford Reserve Distiller’s Select Bourbon
CountryUnited States
TypeBourbon
CaskAmerican Oak
Age4 years old
Abv45.2%
Rating 79/100
Reviews of Woodford Reserve Distiller’s Select Bourbon
says on April 18, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Brown sherry

General description

Smoky and warm.

says on February 3, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Tawny

General description

typical bourbon notes. vanilla caramel and a nice strong oak. medium finish. very solid

says on February 3, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 79/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

I get banana on the nose. Lighter bodied, with subtle flavors. Not much of a finish, but overall, well rounded and pleasant

says on December 24, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Burnished

General description

solid drinkable bourbon. mild bite with a caramel finish. classic bourbon taste. very solid whisky

Nose

subtle honey and sweetness. not astringent.

Palate

slightly oily with caramel. sharp bite that disapates quickly. moderate bourbon and oaky notes. mild honey flavor

Finish

medium length finish with slightly oily after taste. ends smooth and pleasant

says on December 22, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Tawny

General description

just started drink whiskey, enjoy more than bulleit. no harsh after taste, will have again

says on December 14, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Tawny

General description

A little hot when first opened

says on December 3, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Tawny

General description

Sweet and caramel heavy on the nose followed by moderate sweetness and mild pepper on the palate. Smooth and easy drinking.

Nose

Pleasantly sweet and lots of caramels with a hint of butter.

Palate

Nice round sweetness initially which moves into a mild pepper note. Nothing harsh.

Finish

The pepperiness holds a little while on the palate when the other flavors fade away relatively quickly.

says on November 4, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Decent Bourbon, nice oak flavor

says on October 29, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Tawny

General description

If i did a blind test on this and one of the questions was, from what country do I believe it originated from, I would've said that it could've only been made in the States! A purely strong 'Murican whiskey. Drunk straight... unless you're John Wayne, it could use a trio of ice cubes. Will try next time.

says on August 21, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Old oak

General description

deep, robust, Smokey, good fall bourbon

says on May 4, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Color: Burnt umber

General description

Schön angenehmer Vanille Geschmack, Orange, Honig. Ideal, wenn man Lust auf einen leicht trinkbaren, nicht zu bitteren Bourbon hat.

says on May 4, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

amaretto, honey, vanilla, light leather

says on April 10, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 79/100
Color: Mahogany, Henna notes

General description

Not one of my favorites but a decent pour and stays fairly true to the Bourbon taste.

says on March 30, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Tawny

General description

Sweet vanilla and honey upfront, but some spice once you take a sip.

Nose

honey, vanilla, oak

Palate

spice, cinnamon, honey, apple

Finish

smooth

says on March 24, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Burnished

General description

Easy to drink. Nice orange and vanilla notes pretty smooth. Good buy for the price.

says on March 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Burnished

General description

my favorite bourbon easy on the pallet, very affordable

says on March 5, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 76/100
Color: Amber

General description

very easy to drink for me, on the sweet side with a lot of honey

says on February 28, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Has all characteristics of a good bourbon. No bourbon fan would hate a bottle.

says on February 20, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 60/100
Color: Old gold

General description

This is the Bourbon, that confirmed, that I don't like Bourbon. Got it as a present and tastes as if it was perfumed. Definately not for me.

says on January 25, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Color: Amber

General description

excellent ;dependable ; not overly sweet

says on January 14, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

One of my 1st bourbons. A good beginner whiskey. All the bourbon flavors are but I'll take Elijah Craig over it.

Nose

Vanilla, brown sugar

Palate

Wood, caramel, brown sugar

Finish

Oak tannins, Vanilla extract

says on January 5, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

warm, alcohol taste on every sip, citrusy?

says on December 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 73/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Vanilla, charred oak, some orange. I don't love the nose. Alcohol heat present in every step. Spices are there but almost masked by alcohol.

says on December 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Mahogany, Henna notes

General description

This is the bourbon that got me drinking bourbon. I will always have some of this around.

says on December 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 68/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Tawny

General description

leichtes Karamell, kurz am Gaumen.

says on December 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Burnt umber

General description

This is my wife's favorite! The only bourbon she'll drink near.

says on December 15, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 76/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Amber

General description

Good value easy drinking, sweet

Nose

Vanilla and sweet honey semi smooth

Palate

honey, vanilla, burnt sugar to apricot

Finish

Vanilla and apricot, warmth to burn

says on December 6, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 56/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

I didn't like it taste and smell like "tärpätti" it was quite awful bourbon first tasting

says on December 5, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 50/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

to me, unpleasant.

says on November 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Vanilla, caramel, small traces of wood. Very smooth, simple.

says on November 22, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Burnished

General description

vanilla, caramel, burn.

Nose

great nose! vanilla, caramel, cedar/wood

Palate

basic bourbon

Finish

dry - quick finish

says on November 3, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

basic...go to bourbon... nothing to exciting but just okay...woody.... pretty smooth...

says on October 5, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Color: Tawny

General description

this is my go to bourbon, it's never steered me wrong. it's really great for it's price.

says on September 30, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Tawny

General description

A solid, well-tasting bourbon. I enjoy the rich flavor.

says on September 22, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Tawny

General description

Sweet and spicy. A solid sipper that doesn't do anything wrong, just lacks complexity.

Nose

Spicy, wood, caramel

Palate

Spicy, caramel, sweet, vanilla

Finish

Lasting spice, a bit woody

says on September 20, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Very good and much better than I remember. Better pours can be found for $40 but on sale or at a bar... absolutely recommend.

says on September 1, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 54/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

The Copper Top

says on August 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Finish strength: Short
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

Very smooth.

says on July 31, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Smooth and balanced. Thanks Phil!

says on July 30, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Enjoyable bourbon, long oaky finish.

Nose

Toffee, caramel, oak.

Palate

A bit light, sweet, vanilla, caramel, toffee, toasted oak.

Finish

Caramelized toasted oak.

says on July 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

Introduced by a co-worker/friend. A favorite!

says on July 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

enjoyable. smooth with a nice flavor

says on July 15, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

New to whiskey, so not an expert on detecting notes/flavors, but on the nose I get butterscotch & vanilla. And now that I say that, I can taste the vanilla.

Nose

Butterscotch, vanilla

Finish

Vanilla

says on July 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Very smooth and complex flavor

says on July 1, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Bourbon standard. High corn in grain bill highlights this as a straight bouron

Nose

vanilla, banana, caramel

Palate

sweet, light oak, biscuit

Finish

coffee, alchohol heat

says on June 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Mahogany, Henna notes

General description

very pleased with this one

says on June 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

nice flavor and easy to sip

says on June 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Color: Amber

General description

This is my go to whiskey when I am out

says on June 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

really good

says on June 7, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

cherries and vanilla with oak influence moderate spice

says on June 1, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Old oak

General description

Well rounded entry level started Bourbon. Exceptionally smooth with subtle hints of oak, nuts, caramel, and honey. A great mixer and a must have addition to any whisky cabinet.

says on April 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Tawny

General description

nose of honey, oaky and honey taste with a medium burn, honey lingers on after taste

says on March 31, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Vanilla, corn and oak scent, charred fruit and alcohol burn taste with a long astringent finish. I'd use it just for those min juleps on Derby Day.

says on March 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Tawny

General description

My favorite blend of taste and price

says on March 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 78/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

After some time, I poured me a dram of this Woodford Reserve. I smell glue, corn, honey and caramel. On the palate oak, glue, hints of fruits. Finish is warming and short to medium. Good value for money but not at all extraudinary.

says on March 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Tawny

General description

excellent

says on February 22, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Mahogany, Henna notes

General description

a good sipping bourbon

says on February 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Mahogany, Henna notes

General description

Great sipper. Good balanced bourbon

says on January 7, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

smooth and inexpensive

says on December 9, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

It's very smooth. If the bite from other whiskey keeps you away, try this. It will open your eyes to enjoying the tastes of whiskey. No need to add a bunch of other junk to it to make it tolerable.

says on October 21, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 68/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

smooth, vanilla, wood

says on June 8, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Burnished

General description

this is one of my favorite go-to beverages

says on March 18, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

nice smooth flavor reasonably priced

says on February 14, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Delightful and tastes nothing like guava juice.

says on January 1, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Color: Tawny

General description

Smooth, great flavor

says on September 4, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

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Flavour profile

  • Vanilla
  • Wood
  • Spice
  • Honey
  • Bourbon
  • Sugar
  • Oak
  • Floral
  • Apple
  • Light
  • Sweet
  • Strong
  • Rye
  • Pepper
  • Pear
  • Medium finish
  • Fruit
  • Dry
  • Coffee
  • Burnt sugar
  • Charred
  • Lime
  • Mediocre
  • Ginger
  • Elegant
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