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Overall rating
83.96/100
votes
30
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Meadowside Blending (MBl)
Bottling serie
The Maltman
Vintage
06.2008
Bottled
09.2017
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
Riesling Finish
Casknumber
704
Number of bottles
336
Strength
55.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
17 6229 213
Added on
06 Sep 2017 8:38 am by Amsterdam
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 72.95

4 × in wishlist

30 × member ratings

41 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenallachie 2008 MBl

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.96 points

  1. Dagobert scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  2. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      very fruity, vanilla, slightly cheese, wine
      with water: more fruity
    • Taste
      strong on the palate
      very spicy, dark fruits
    • Finish
      medium long
      spicy, oak

  3. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Balance sheet (21) It is not bad (86)
    • Nose
      Sweet, glazed fruit ... light herbal motifs ... plum compote ... pastry (22)
    • Taste
      The taste is young, sour ... fruity-sticky (21)
    • Finish
      Finish sharp, citrus and oak viscosity ... salt and pepper candy ... mukaltin

  4. Numwierum scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    A crazy flavor, that's something completely different. I like that very much!
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. Noface83 scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    Riesling finish (or as it's wrong on the label "Reisling" ^^) I've never had - I'm curious:
    Nose: grape must, cereal biscuits with nuts, malty, sweetish herbs and a bit mineral earthy, honey sweetness, the alcohol is super integrated. In addition to the malt / grain note that is typical of young Malts, there is definitely something very special - it would never have come close to a Riesling finish, but if you are looking for it, you will definitely find the influence. The nose is very tasty and hungry.
    Taste: soft malty onset, then tingling (not from the alcohol more like a sparkling wine), honey and gooseberry, glucose, herbs In the finish, then again fruity and sweet but then quickly dry and mineral, the tingling flashes again briefly and then leaves in the long finish a flavor of peanut butter and a little oak bitterness. Wow - that's an experience of a different kind. Fruity Naughty and tingling on one side, earthy and nutty on the other! Great unique bottling that is worth its money. No high flyer but very good and just different!
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

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