Scotch - Blended

Label 5 Classic Black Blended Scotch Whisky

Rating Information

  • Proof66 Rating
    489 / 858
    Rabble Rating
    2.5 / 5.0
    Price (USD)

Rating Description

Tier 2
This is a Tier 2 score in the Whiskey category. It means critics have highly recommended the spirit as a benchmark in the category.
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Proof66 Notes

Label 5 Classic Black blended scotch appeared in the 2012 and 2013 San Francisco World Spirits competitions. It was submitted by the Crosby Lake Spirits Company, whom we presume is the importer. The label on the bottle mentions a First Blending Company, which is owned by the French company La Martiniquaise.

The 2012 Beverage Testing Institute called it a "lighter style" whisky that will be a "crowd pleaser."

San Francisco World Spirits Competition

  • 2012
  • 2013

Beverage Testing Institute

  • 2012

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This bottle has 2 ratings and 2 reviews.
hoorayforpeepee hoorayforpeepee (8) (2015-03-10)
I tried this neat for the first time and I was very disappointed. Unpleasant smell and harsh taste. There is nothing great to remember about this scotch. I tried it on the rocks and found it drinkable as every other whisky in this price range. I do not recommend it, even to a newbie, cause they can get wrong impression how decent blended scotch should taste like.
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Muncher Muncher (189) (2014-08-02)
Pretty standard blend flavors, but one aspect of the profile that is unique is that it has a spicy/peppery note that I very much like. The only liquor I've had that has that similar note is the Landy VS Cognac. This is a very good blend, especially considering the price.
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