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Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky (75cl)

(75cl, 43.0%)
Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky (75cl)
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(12 Reviews)
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Bain's Cape Whisky 75cl Bottling Note

South African single grain whisky! How often do you see that? "Not often" is the answer, and the question was rhetorical so... Anyway, released in 2009, this is South Africa's first ever single grain whisky, coming from the The James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington. Bain's Cape Mountain whisky is produced in column stills, matured in first fill bourbon casks for five years and named after the chap who built the first roads in Wellington.

Bain's Cape Whisky 75cl (3cl Sample)
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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Grapefruit peels, custard creams and icing sugar. Soon followed by almost-bourbon-like-buttered corn notes and a floral hint of bluebells giving it a lightness throughout.

Palate: Soft and well-rounded with continued vanilla cream. Fresh pear and fizzy apple laces give it a fruity edge. Cardamom builds as does the warming, oaky warmth.

Finish: The sweet citrus peels return, along with a little bit of meadowsweet.

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User Reviews of the Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky (75cl)

A pleasant surprise.

A very smooth and well balanced whisky. I found it compares very well to some of my favorite bourbons, but offers a slightly more mellow and sweeter finish due it's corn base and double maturing process.

24th November 2015

J Abrahams

Ever since I tried it, its been my go to whisky. Always surprisingly delicious after having other similarly priced whiskies which fail to match it on taste and and sheer enjoyment!

13th November 2015

Mr D. Goldbach

Ever so smoooth! An absolute delight. Prefer it over Scotch

1st November 2015


I tried this Whisky on recommendation. I wasn't let down, smooth nectar, had to hide it away - will buy again - a steal. I rate tough and give it 8.5/10. Note, I haven't found a 9 yet!

30th September 2015


Just to say, I love whisky, however let me add in the same breath I'm no fancy connoisseur but have tasted in excess of 150 different types and this is really worth adding to your pallet memory.

2nd May 2015

Very nice - if... buy it in South Africa! Good whisky but the price abroad is silly. Served it to two friends who like whisky and they appreciated the taste and the colour but the 'nose' is rather flat.

14th April 2015

Just Beautiful!

Tastes like the Fountain of Life.

30th March 2015

I did not expect anything this good! Absolutely brilliant.

I have been establishing a collection of whisky with 30/40 bottles for 2 years now, I decided to try out this bottle for sentimental value to reminis my days of living in Africa, and I was actually blown away but how lovely it is!
This is has the same sort of flavor as a good bourbon, but in my opinion it is better than most. Very smooth, not overpowering, amazing sweet smell, addictively good tasting, and great for drinking neat.
I will even go as far as saying the flavour is far better than the majority of scotch, and as a scotch fanatic that has cut me deeply to say it. I definitely recommend it. I can't recommend it enough. Tried it with a friend who also remarked on its incredibility. I am quite floored by this experience.

11th December 2014

A friend's sugestion

After a 10 year absence I paid a visit to my home country being spoiled for choice with all the Scottish whiskey's, and I have tried a fair few. My friend works in the food industry and she said I should try it. Needles to say this was my whisky of choice for the holiday. And certainly value for money. Smuggled about 6 bottles back to share with friends. Try it and you will be pleasantly surprised it will knock your socks off.

10th November 2014

Bains whiskey

Absolutely adored it!!! Gave it to a special friend who has provided great joy to people I love. Unique. Succulent. Smooth. Bold and subtle.

30th October 2014


Bought a bottle at duty free joburg airport it was hidden they favoured the scottish malts they didnt realise how good this whisky is. A superbly smooth cool and delightful whisky. Looking for more and it only cost £14 pnds a bottle in Joburg.

18th September 2014

A superb whisky ... And this from a member of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society!

This is a surprise. A delightfully smooth whiskey and I understand it has won a number of awards. I am not usually influenced by such awards but this one is definitely deserved. A lovely whiskey and one that even a Malt devotee should try ... And then keep in his whiskey cabinet!

21st August 2014

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