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Overall rating
85.87/100
votes
32
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
18 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
new label (2010)
Barcode
080432102213
Added on
02 Jan 2012 11:11 pm

Average value

€ 118.81

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32 × member ratings

128 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Aberlour 18-year-old

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.87 points

  1. Eifelmalt75 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    A mediocre malt that made me a little disappointed. The smell is still very pleasantly soft and round with hints of orange and chocolate. On the palate, it is initially mild and oily, with the swallowing and the departure dominated only one thing: the bitterness of the oak. Otherwise, unfortunately, I can not taste much, the bitterness is too dominant.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      75 75

  2. mmaclean did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    "There was an Aberlour 18 on the market for a spell several years ago,
    aged in sherry casks, that I really enjoyed. Now we have this new 18
    year old expression. There are big shoes to fill, and this whisky fills
    them quite nicely. Once again, the sherry is prominent throughout, with
    its lush fruit, velvety texture, and sweet demeanor. But it’s not
    cloying or sappy - the sherry blends in nicely with the rest of the
    flavors. Ripe orange, apricot preserve, peach cobbler, chocolate-covered
    caramel, and toffee, with a sprinkling of cinnamon and cocoa. Rich,
    silky smooth, satisfying finish. Very impressive. The Aberlour 18 year
    old’s reputation remains intact!"
    John Hansell Whisky Advocate Editor 91 Pts

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