King's Crown Whiskey
Added on Sunday, Feb 3, 2013 at 09:24 PM
  Bottler: OB
  Age: N/A Type: World
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Other
  ABV: N/A Region: South Africa (North West Province)
  Price: $12 Availability: Specialty Stores
Made by Schoonspruit distillery in South Africa, presumably from a corn-based mashbill. Bottled... err... pouched locally as TotPak, imported to the US as PortaShots. 25 individually sealed pouches at 30mL apiece.  
Member Ratings and Notes

N: Oh god. A really aggressive punch of low-grade corn whiskey, acetone, raw alcohol, raw sugar, and a very strong new make character - vegetal undertones. It's so young and newmakey that I have to wonder if the color isn't completely artificial. 


P: Thin, completely sugary. Totally white dog. Not hot, just raw.


F: Corn, a little bubblegum sweetness for a second. Back to corn and raw new make.


Tastes completely unaged. Atrocious. If they say this actually sat in casks, it's an odd cask: imparts a deep color but absolutely no flavor contribution. D-/F but since my "F" as of this writing (FCP Bowmore 21) actually caused me to gag and this merely caused an involuntary shudder/flinch, I think this is marginally better. I wanted to throw up AFTER drinking this, but BEFORE drinking the Bowmore. It's a fine line..  

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