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Overall rating
86.96/100
votes
25
Whiskybase ID
WB164304
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Anam na h-Alba (ANHA)
Bottling serie
The Soul of Scotland
Vintage
08.2009
Bottled
08.2020
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
PX Sherry Cask
Casknumber
ANHA7
Number of bottles
277
Strength
55.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
24 Aug 2020 4:00 pm by DerSchreckliche
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 75.00

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25 × member ratings

39 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Ardmore 2009 ANHA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.96 points

  1. Eisieisbaer08 scored this whisky 86 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      84 84
      The nose begins with a light mineral note accompanied by delicate smoke. Red fruits slowly show up, a hint of nuttiness. After a few minutes in the glass, the fruits will spread out more and more.
    • Taste
      86 86
      A very spicy, powerful start. The sweetness of the PX kegs is right there. Strawberries, dark cherry. A pleasant, oily body. The smoky note vibrates discreetly on the palate without being overwhelming.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Here the smoke comes to the fore for the first time and covers the throat. A warming finish with a slight bitterness and sweet vanilla.

      All in all a successful Ardmore, which was still cautious on the nose, but knows how to convince in the body.

  2. TechnOBY scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  3. CIB914 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      87 87
      initially light cold smoke, very light peat note, vanilla, oak, nutty (walnut)
      The smoke is really very fine and doesn't cover it up
    • Taste
      88 88
      cold smoke, sweet, malty, nutty, banana, a hint of pineapple, slightly peppery
      The alcohol is well integrated and comes through more strongly in the nose than in the mouth
    • Finish
      86 86
      pleasantly warming, sweet at the back

  4. DerDennis! scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Very balanced, sherry and alcohol are well integrated. If you give the whisky some time in the glass, complex aromas appear in the smell.
    Very pleasant and tasty on the palate. Very attractive finish that holds the main components of the aromas well.
    • Nose
      90 90
      sweet, nutty, spicy, smoke, old wood, sugared plums, leather, smoked ham, malt, clove, nutmeg, menthol
    • Taste
      89 89
      oily, sweet, smoke, pepper, dark fruits, plum jam, honey, raw ham, leather, malt, mint, dry tannins
    • Finish
      88 88
      long, plums, wood, mint

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