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Ardmore 2009 ANHA

Overall rating
87.17/100
votes
26
Whiskybase ID
WB126827
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Anam na h-Alba (ANHA)
Bottling serie
The Soul of Scotland
Vintage
10.2009
Bottled
05.2018
Calculated age
08 years old
Casktype
Sherry Hogshead
Number of bottles
321
Strength
55.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Market
de Germany
Added on
28 feb 2019 3:51 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 65.00

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26 × member ratings

47 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardmore 2009 ANHA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.17 points

  1. Cask1988 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Yep! Again a very nice and well matured Ardmore! Very entertaining stuff!
    • Nose
      A nice and round sherried nose! Fatty and meaty. Reminds me a bit of bacon. Also there is a sweet and sour layer in like late season tangerines. Cinnamon. The combination of this lighter peaty flavors and the Ardmore profile deliver a pleasing nose once again!
    • Taste
      At first the young age and high abv make this feel a bit tart upon arrival. It can handle some water like a champ! With water it gets more accessible and opens up. Milk chocolate with milk cream inside is what comes to my mind.
    • Finish
      The medium long finish gives me some cigarette tobaccos, cinnamon, milk chocolate and cocoa. A wee wet cardboard edge at the end but within the right limits.

      Superb Ardmore that is both enjoyable as well as entertaining.

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. stefsel111 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Wummy scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    Beautiful sherry-stressed whisky in cask strength, still a little youthful but also slightly barreled, the oak comes through. A good all-rounder for just drank away at a good price with interesting impressions.
    • Nose
      88 88
      First comes the smoke (medical, cold) with some ashes, then staple and cinnamon. Fruity is behind: Mirabelle (ripe), gooseberries, then again flowery, then sour blackberries, sour cherries and heavy sweet honey, yummy!
    • Taste
      87 87
      First, I have something slightly oily in the consistency, then comes through the peppery oak, the alcohol is not fully integrated and comes to light, light smoke but not dominated, then honey sweetness and then smoke again, then direction departure Taback and Leather, sweet juicy peach
    • Finish
      86 86
      Here comes the oak again, espresso notes, light pleasant bitterness, the whole is clearly dry, light honey notes and gentle smoke. The finish with medium length, only the smoke sounds long after.

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