Aberfeldy 18-year-old

Overall rating
85.16/100
votes
59
Whiskybase ID
WB164376
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2020
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Finished in Pauillac Bordeaux casks
Casknumber
Batch 2920
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L20209ZA
Barcode
7640171036397
Added on
25 aug 2020 9:51 pm by Malzbrenner
Colored

Average value

€ 117.24

31 × in wishlist

59 × member ratings

117 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Aberfeldy 18-year-old

8 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 85.16 points.

  1. uap304 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Pleasant nose, uninteresting palate, comes apart in the finish. Do we expect anything different? The state of Aberfeldy is just depressing, because you can just sense that it could be so much more than what it is. Wine finishes, amirite?
    • Nose
      87 87
      Soft, orange, floral, and that signature honey note that belies so much potential from this distillery. Very friendly nose, though something metallic pops up now and then. Vanilla and a lot of brown sugar with blackberries and strawberries as well. Starting off good!
    • Taste
      82 82
      Hmm, a bit disappointing. Not as lovely as the nose. Initially sweet and a very nice mouth feel. But quickly sharp, astringent, and sour. Lemon if I’m being charitable. Some raisins.
    • Finish
      77 77
      No no no. This is hot. This is hot spirit. Maybe some honey, maybe musty, but just hot. Can’t do it. No thanks.

  2. GlenThomas4me scored this whisky 71 points Member Senior

    In addition to the three detailed evaluations, the price, if necessary coloring, if necessary cooling filtration and overall impression are also included in the evaluation. I have 10 categories with a maximum of 10 points each, arithmetically this is 71/100.
    • Nose
      8/10 - lovely fruity aroma
    • Taste
      7/10 - sweet taste
    • Finish
      6/10 - annoying sharpness

  3. Nur13 scored this whisky 75 points Newbie

    It is quite fruity, smooth in my opinion and pleasant to the palate.

  4. MaroFF scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    As for me, it is one of the top fruit single malts. Lots of fruits, no bitterness and a lot of dark chocolate, makes it a real "TOP"
    The longer it stays and breathes in the glass, the more perfect and noble the whisky becomes.
    Great item ... I save it to my "shopping" notebook under the name .... "must be purchased"
    • Nose
      89 89
      delicate, very pleasant, fruity, blackberry, vanilla, toffee, raisins, marzipan
    • Taste
      91 91
      smooth, sweet, wine, vanilla ice cream, fudge, raspberries, strawberries
    • Finish
      90 90
      long, pleasant, sweet, nutty, eventually turning into dark chocolate with a strawberry flavor

  5. BehindSpace scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    surprisingly interesting.

    thanks to the blindsample I gave this one a chance. I would have never bought the whisky or a sample otherwise.

    unfortunately 43 % ABV
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. glenrob scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. LeChiffre scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

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

  8. rolabob scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

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