Glenallachie 2008

Overall rating
88.34/100
votes
76
Whiskybase ID
WB180354
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
28.10.2008
Bottled
02.2021
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
PX Hogshead
Casknumber
847
Number of bottles
343
Strength
54.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060568323275
Bottled for
Specially selected by and for Passion for Whisky
Added on
03 apr 2021 8:52 pm by Job99999
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 99.95

19 × in wishlist

76 × member ratings

157 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glenallachie 2008

20 users have left 20 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.34 points.

  1. Dre73 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Typical sherried whisky. A lot of light red fruits, cherries, cassis. Some hints of sugar sweetness in the finish. Pleasant dram.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Very fruity, red fruits, cassis, cherries,winegums. Quite some alcohol. Apple sirup.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Quite smooth now, a little sparkling. Red fruits, cherries. Later on it gets heavier. Siruppy. Honey. Red apples.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Still some sparkle, red fruits again, cassis, cherries. Quite long. Far away some sugar sweetness.

  2. Create a free Whiskybase account to read all 20 reviews for this whisky
    Create free account
  3. malthead scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

  4. Rogier Engel scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. wncvirus scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Nose: plums, fruit, dark raisins, forest fruits
    Taste: Good dose of sherry. Fruit elements in the background. Unfortunately, the taste is dominated by sherry. It was fun to drink, but the whisky was rather one-dimensional.
    Rating: 88 | 100 Fairly long finish with cherry profile. Obviously it's not a bad bottle. Pleasant to try and that's it :)

  6. Dutchdram scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      Great layers of (dried) fruits. Raisins, dates and sultanas complements perfectly with figs and plums. But there are more fruity notes. Some red sour fruits like cranberries with unripe cherries. Followed by a note of apple juice. Now I smell scents of balsamico and sherry. At the end darker notes like chocolate and a little hint of nutmeg.
    • Taste
      92 92
      Way more roasty and darker notes than the nose. I immediately taste old oak complemented by lots of spices like nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon. Next roasty notes like black coffee, cocoa powder and dark chocolate. Lovely notes of old leather and old sherry. Sweeter now with notes of coffee liquor and thick syrup. There are also fruity notes saved for the end. Raisins, figs and dates.
    • Finish
      91 91
      Medium-long. The old oak stays for some time with dark chocolate, coffee beans and cinnamon. Some raisins, dark cherries and syrup too.

  7. dram-drinker scored this whisky 90 points Photo Moderator

    Very drinkable and good
    • Nose
      89 89
      Very nutty, walnut, wooden cabinet, little brown sugar, dried fruits, dates, figs, little raisins, hints of leather, sherry wood, tobacco, dark chocolate, whiffs of acacia honey - not bad
    • Taste
      91 91
      Oily, creamy, little sirupy, good sweetness, more acacia honey, chocolate, toffee, sherry wood, more dried fruits, plums, prunes, raisins, little molasses, spices, cloves, cinnamon - very good
    • Finish
      90 90
      Medium long, warm, spicy, woody, more chocolate, still sweet

  8. Banzai scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  9. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    dark fruits, liquorice, wormwood, very oaky, coffee, strong wood influence, not bad if you like this style

  10. GIORGOS scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  11. MikerG2k scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  12. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  13. leeho scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  14. Ptrck.24.7 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  15. Jercky043 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  16. Wolf68 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

  17. whiskytornado scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  18. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  19. Mortar1703 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  20. Markie81 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 60207205
VAT: NL853809112B01

Copyright © 2022


Forgot your password?

Login