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Old 06-21-2015, 02:51 AM
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I just opened a bottle of JW Blue and me and my friend tasted a strange aftertaste. We both thought it was mediciney. Never experianced it before. Only found one mention of something similar online (someone said kerosene)

Anyone know of anything similar.
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Old 06-22-2015, 02:40 AM
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I've only had it a couple times but thought it was pretty good, even if very overpriced.

Hopefully a Blue Label drinker will weigh in as to whether he thinks you got a bad bottle of if it might just possibly not be for you.
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Old 06-30-2015, 04:10 AM
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very overpriced.
Absolutely.

To the OP. JWBlue does have some Islay in it, probably Caol Ila distillery. I haven't had JWB in a while but i don't remember it being that peaty, however, a little peat does go a long way and times change. If you're getting medicinal notes like iodine it could be the peat in the blend. Some do get paraffin/kerosene from peat, for me i get more of the salty, seaweedy, band aid, TCP (do you get tcp in the States?), smoke/ash, and oily BBQ fish.

Did you like or dislike the strange medicinal aftertaste? If you want to know for sure if it's peat, then try one of the single malts -- Caol Ila 12, Laphroaig 10, or an Ardbeg 10.
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Old 07-12-2015, 06:29 PM
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Aftertaste actually ruined it for me, First taste was fine but then tasted like gasoline.
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Well then they probably got their whisky and fuel barrels switched.
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Old 07-16-2015, 07:02 AM
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Smile JW Blue Aftertaste

I feel like medicine..
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I feel like medicine..
Cough sirup maybe, the old-fashioned, high-proof kind?
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