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Glenallachie 08-year-old

Overall rating
85.16/100
votes
35
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Wood Finish Series
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Koval Quarter Cask Finish
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 Jun 2019 9:20 am by Erik Elixir
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 58.38

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Whisky Reviews for Glenallachie 08-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.16 points

  1. JacobaEd scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. Archer scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Not exaggerated Rye impact, dry, mild fruits.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Spicy (cinnamon, nutmeg, pepper), vanilla, sweet, honey, beer
    • Taste
      Spicy (ginger, clove, pepper), fruity (lemons, apples), tea, vanilla
    • Finish
      Medium long, oaky, spicy

  4. toklian scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    N20 P20 F21 B21

  5. LukasJakubDrabek did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Ralfy review 785: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9D4uW_o3Wek (85/100).

    "It's a real stand-out, singular single malt. And it's primarily to do with the sheer assertiveness of the rye without the rye actually swamping the original spirit."

  6. schero scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
      Sweet malt, popcorn, hot corn on the cob, lemon zest, a bit mineral, quite pungent alcohol, light pastry notes, with grassy to strawy notes
    • Taste
      86 86
      Mineral and strong, a blend of lime and vanilla, creamy and slightly alcoholic, quite dry and warm
    • Finish
      84 84
      Again grassy and strawy, but very pleasant, fits together somehow, neat oak and warmth, sweet malt sticks for a long time

  7. thijs100 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    While a bit of an odd duck, I find it a very interesting concoction, and my favourite of the Glenallachie Wood Finish Series.
    • Nose
      First impression is porridge with honey, accompanied by a touch of oak shavings, ripe banana, nutmeg and cinnamon. A tiny bit of fudge, and also a hint of sour beer.
    • Taste
      The mouthfeel is a tad thin, yet somewhat oily. Fairly spicy. Think cloves and ginger, with a touch of cinnamon and black pepper. Some more oak shavings, and also a whiff of green banana.
    • Finish
      Lingering spices. Broccoli. Finally a surprising touch of smoke.

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