Bell’s

Aged: no age statement

Colour: burnt amber

Strength: 40%

Price bracket: around £15

Best for: guilt-free hip flask filling

Nose: fresh flowery notes and summer fruits on a background of damp barley

Taste: fruity spice mixes with a nice dose of cereal flavours to warm the palate. Only the abrupt finish reminds you of the price tag. Fortunately at around £15 a bottle, topping up the tastebuds again isn’t going to induce too much guilt

Verdict: if you remember ‘bad Bell’s’ from the old days when it was rough enough to clear drains with, it’s well worth a revisit now because today’s Bell’s is great honest drop packing a surprising amount of flavour into its budget bottle

Click here for Blair Athol (Bell’s) distillery review

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