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Ballantine's 17 Year Old 40%

(70cl, 40.0%)
Ballantine's 17 Year Old 40%
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(8 Reviews)
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Ballantine's 17 40% Bottling Note

Ballantine's 17 Year Old is a blend favoured by many, including Jim Murray, who awarded it Scotch Blend of the Year 2010, and who can blame him? It's vibrant, well balanced and properly packed with honey, apples and biscuits with a hint of smoke.

The ABV of this bottling sits at 40% ABV, which is slightly lower than the regular Ballantine's 17 Year Old, which is 43%.

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User Reviews of the Ballantine's 17 Year Old 40%

No longer such good value

It has always been a great whisky. What a shame they have reduced the ABV to 40%. I will be taking my custom elsewhere.

25th July 2015

A rather good whisky

But the low ABV takes it down - 82 points in my book

23rd April 2015

Mainstream blend ? Absolutely not !

After many those single malts I have tasted, this blended one "ordinary Ballantine's" has been systematically overlooked. Shame on me. Typical beginnner's mistake,always looking for something special. After years I realized that price and age are not always measures of quality. This one is one of the best whiskies I have ever tasted. It can easily compete with bottles worth £100 and more.

17th February 2015

Excellent Blend

It's so smooth and bright. B17 draws your mouth back to the glass, over and over. With just half a teaspoon of water added, it open up with other subtle floral notes, less alcohol aftertaste. It's wonderful. I will buy many times again.

11th January 2015


A lovely, perfect skilled blended whisky - smooth with tastes if fruit, hint of smoke, vanilla, and hidden depths only revelaled on the long, slightly spicy finish. Some real craftsmanship at work here. Superb.

8th December 2014


Absolutely superb blended whisky. It is fruity, spicy and slightly smoky. I think it one the best blends I’ve ever had.

22nd May 2014

Is this a new release?

...and why have they dropped the ABV? Will the quality now slide?...x

2nd May 2014

Absolutely Superb

A great whisky. Superior to most single malts of this age. Unfortunately the price is going up!

30th April 2014

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