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Glenallachie 08-year-old

Overall rating
84.23/100
votes
63
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

€ 59,49

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63 × member ratings

98 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenallachie 08-year-old

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.23 points

  1. gaboruso scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

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

  2. Rien scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  3. Gabor1973 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    light/grainy look

    Taste; grain, sherry, thick/oily, with honey to smoothing it
    A short finish

  4. Hvdree scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

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

  5. JacobaEd scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Archer scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  7. 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

  8. toklian scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    N20 P20 F21 B21

  9. 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."

  10. 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

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