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Glenburgie 2008 AM

Overall rating
84.45/100
votes
13
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Asta Morris (AM)
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Ex-Rasta Morris Caroni Cask Finish
Casknumber
AM 106
Number of bottles
259
Strength
52.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
21 Feb 2019 5:59 pm by Rumology.be
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 64,95

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Level Username
Expert Senior ffmdino
Member Senior OliScarset

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88
Expert Senior whiskybull
87
Member Senior Stangl
86
Expert Senior Seb.Whisky
86
Expert Junior Horror_Vacui
85
Expert Senior AlexPt
85
Member Junior MartijnvandenBerg
84
Connoisseur JacobaEd
84
Expert Senior pieters87
84
Connoisseur Tom03
83
Expert Senior Willum
83
Connoisseur Hvdree
82
Connoisseur Dris
81

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Whisky Reviews for Glenburgie 2008 AM

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.45 points

  1. JacobaEd scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. Horror_Vacui scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Nose:
    Immediately after pouring a full roar of sweet flavors: vanilla pudding, puff pastry with frosting, warm apple strudel with vanilla sauce, caramel. Behind the sweetness are some "dirty" scents, tools and a touch of gas station.
    Some breathing produces herbal notes and a slightly mineral smell. This impression is reinforced by the addition of a little water, also comes a touch of ink from the background to my nose.

    Mouth:
    Here, too, a lot of sweet pastries, especially puff pastry with frosting. Sugar candy, vanilla, again accompanied by herbs, something chalky (The taste has the strongly calcareous water). Again, a touch of gas station, as if you had not washed your hands well after refueling a diesel and then ate a vanilla jelly.

    Finish: medium-long, slightly peppery and there is hardly any sweetness left.

    A very interesting malt. Since I had neither a Caroni, nor a Glenburgie I can not say where the whisky ends and the influence of the rum begins. The overall composition is definitely delicious and good.

  3. Horror_Vacui scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Nose:
    Immediately after pouring a full roar of sweet flavors: vanilla pudding, puff pastry with frosting, warm apple strudel with vanilla sauce, caramel. Behind the sweetness are some "dirty" scents, tools and a touch of gas station.
    Some breathing produces herbal notes and a slightly mineral smell. This impression is reinforced by the addition of a little water, also comes a touch of ink from the background to my nose.

    Mouth:
    Here, too, a lot of sweet pastries, especially puff pastry with frosting. Sugar candy, vanilla, again accompanied by herbs, something chalky (The taste has the strongly calcareous water). Again, a touch of gas station, as if you had not washed your hands well after refueling a diesel and then ate a vanilla jelly.

    Finish: medium-long, slightly peppery and there is hardly any sweetness left.

    A very interesting malt. Since I had neither a Caroni, nor a Glenburgie I can not say where the whisky ends and the influence of the rum begins. The overall composition is definitely delicious and good.

  4. Dris scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  5. Willum scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. Hvdree scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  7. Seb.Whisky scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Nose: The association whisky and rum cask is quickly obvious. I'm not particularly looking for this kind of profile at the base, but I must say that since I tasted rums of this caliber, gives it a little changed. I do not really appreciate the finishes on rums too sweet, blubibulga, no. In this case, even if it is not blind, not easy to say ok it is Caroni, from the outset we can realize that it is a rum of English tradition. There is this marriage of pastry notes, with apple and deep caramel. The whole is sweet, very fresh and subtle. With the opening, we have notions of mango, something that is frangipane, banana.

    Palate: If the attack is full of spices, they will act in waves, letting appear a greater sweetness. I have the impression that the Glenburgie will arrive with its fruity notes, apple, but also the influence of the bourbon cask, honeyed, pastry always. The impact of the finish will make its way a little later and clearly we feel this transition on more exotic notes of mango, banana, intense caramel. Just like on the nose, I would say that all this takes place in the calm, it is very progressive, always with a lot of finesse.

    Finish: Spicy, hot. Dried fruits, like Brazil nuts. Then clearly mango and banana. Drier, woody.

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