Glenallachie 16-year-old

Overall rating
87.81/100
votes
77
Whiskybase ID
WB210792
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Past Edition
Bottled
02.2022
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butts
Number of bottles
4000
Strength
57.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
5060568325101
Bottled for
Billy Walker 50th Anniversary
Added on
17 may 2022 10:15 pm by Job99999
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 1200.00

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77 × member ratings

294 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glenallachie 16-year-old

16 users have left 16 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.81 points.

  1. Banzai scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  2. przemekn did not rate this whisky Newbie

    This whisky is "limited" to 2900 bottles :D
    It's funny how grotesque the word "limited" has become.

  3. kevinmrn did not rate this whisky Member Junior

    I've had enough glenallachie to imagine what it's like. Billy Walker doing is magic with poor casks is still poor whisky. Overpriced as hell as well!

  4. Killswitch scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  5. stupiddog1022 did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    wonder how many bottles does that degenerate rating this 100 and calling it macallan owns

  6. Segens scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Very very good Glenallachie - very complex as it changes from sour to sweet to leather dry to gummybears - very weird indeed but definitely not too weird - happy that I was able to try it

  7. IanMcKelinni did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    YoquieroWhisky has 4 bottles, none of them open, and rated 91, without any tasting notes. Sure.

  8. Petitcham scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    The overly thick woods hidden in the taste of The taste of sour fruit, the spicy hint coming from behind, and the low price-to-performance.

  9. YoquieroWhisky scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  10. Antoniskeratea scored this whisky 100 points Newbie

    MACALLAN very good Whisky

  11. Odinson scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  12. Kawa_ZX6 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    for all german members:

    Marco Bonn from Whiskyhaus.de brings it to the point:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gg2Is-WwLRg

    I know that this is not the place for discussions, sorry for that. But like some german retailers (e.g. Limited Whisky, Whiskyraritäten Andermann) do add hundreds of percents on the initial price extra, this is a shame. Don't call yourselfs whisky retailers anymore please but money makers and arbitrage traders.

    Never shop at them and it will regulate itself in the future.

    And to all of you (german) flippers: better watch out for the tax office and tax investigators. With buying your cheaper bottlings to get your adress from a private person, you will not get away in long terms. And I am happy with that :)

  13. InbhirNis scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Sampled as part of The Good Spirits Company's 11th birthday tasting.

    It's really nice, except for the drying finish. But I wouldn't pay more than about £130 for the bottle.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Old-fashioned sherry up front indeed, but that impression doesn't last long. Blackcurrants, a bit of mint, cinnamon, cleaning fluid, lots of toffee.
    • Taste
      89 89
      An initial explosion of concentrated flavour, very fruity and nutty but lacking the complexity of the nose.
    • Finish
      86 86
      Quite drying here, raw coffee and exotic sweets (halwa).

  14. svenga58 scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

    We had one bottle in the shop and sold it at the normal retail price to the first client what want to open it, means to distroy the seal. It is realy going crazy that a 16 years old even not single cask is already going prices from 1000 euro and more. Even the real retail price was not cheap, 260 euro. Whiskyworld is going mad. Our client let us taste and it is a real nice dram, but not worth 260 euro and sure not 1000 euro :(

  15. dramidaris scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Beautifully balanced sherry whisky.
    Bought 1 bottle and opened it at the normal price and certainly don't regret it....

  16. RaggaeShark scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    I'll bet my entire whisky stash that the ppl who rate this 92+ and try to sell it have never tried this whisky... sad

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