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Glendronach 18-year-old Allardice

Overall rating
87.50/100
votes
26
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Lot 2
Bottled
07.2009
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Casks
Number of bottles
10000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
Lot 2
Added on
17 Nov 2009 4:27 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 79,90

2 × in wishlist

26 × member ratings

76 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 18-year-old Allardice

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.50 points

  1. mosesumike scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Clearly the older brother of the 15er. But more sherry dominating and a little more on tap. The quality is considerable. PLV clearly perfect.
    • Nose
      87 87
      As a special one has immediately the red wine notes and the well-known matchmaking effect. I like that. Then the whole Christmas market with good espresso in the air. Gentle woody spice notes in the background.
    • Taste
      86 86
      If now the wood breaks through then rather in the bitter direction. Too bad. But quickly comes the creamy sherry effect. Now orange caramel in plum jam. He is full-bodied and deliciously oily. But .... something bothers me on the bitter side. Still great palate!
    • Finish
      88 88
      Rather long and with cough syrup like mouthfeel, he slowly leaves the stage. He stays wonderfully sweet. In the background still a woody menthol taste. Has something.

  2. LukeFive scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. LukeFive did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Beautifull , oily and rich

  4. eM-Gee scored this whisky 79 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      73 73

  5. eM-Gee scored this whisky 79 points Member Junior

    In my opinion a fairly wild whisky, the nose very round and balanced, then strong on the tongue and very powerful on the finish. Balanced would be better
    • Nose
      Sweet and sweet, slightly sherry, red fruits, vanilla and caramel in the background
    • Taste
      fruity, spicy, sherry, light tingles on the tongue
    • Finish
      long, powerful finish, half-dry

  6. mmaclean scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    This proves to be a nice drinkable 18 year old. It is easy to come by here in the states and has wonderful flavor of sherry and dried fruits. I love the price and presentation is also very professional looking. This will give some of the more widely noticeable brands a run for there competition.

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