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Aberlour A'bunadh batch #44

Overall rating
87.28/100
votes
185
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2012
Casktype
Spanish Oloroso Sherry Butts
Casknumber
Batch 44
Strength
59.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5010739261523
Added on
22 Nov 2012 5:56 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 76.68

19 × in wishlist

185 × member ratings

404 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Aberlour A'bunadh batch #44

24 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.28 points

  1. Sir MaHei scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

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

  2. 2791knarf scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Cherry and raisin on the nose. Raspberry and vanilla tones when tasting. Long peppery finish.

  3. Sandman23 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

  4. 2791knarf scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      91 91

  5. captain_k scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    As always at Aberlour delicious and tasty. Without water very well to enjoy.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Very powerful nose in prunes and sherry. Intense palate marked by a sweet sherry, but not too much. Finale supported by a beautiful chocolate note. Not many different flavors but all very intense! I did not even bother adding water so it was so satisfying. (And yet it should have)

    Enthusiasm 4/5

  7. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Very powerful nose in prunes and sherry. Intense palate marked by a sweet sherry, but not too much. Finale supported by a beautiful chocolate note. Not many different flavors but all very intense! I did not even bother adding water so it was so satisfying. (And yet it should have)

    Enthusiasm 4/5

  8. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    2 great whiskys at a fair price, as usual with a'bunadh, the 44 liked me personally a little better. (44 - remainder from about 1 year open bottle, 50 - fresh opened)
    • Nose
      Direct Comparison Batch 44 vs: Batch 50:
      both very strong (get some water), spicy, a lot of oak, earthy, 44 a little sharper, cinnamon, juicy red berries, 50 closed, then sweeter, more dried fruit, gingerbread ... after a long time both show light acidity
    • Taste
      both strong and full-bodied, dark-sweet, molasses, sugar beet syrup, dark chocolate, 44 dark, bitter, but also tart, dark fruit notes (redcurrant, plum jam), tobacco, 50 appears creamier and milder overall (also nougat, toffee, Latte)
    • Finish
      both long, bittersweet, cocoa, pepper, 44 a little spicier, 50 a bit creamier

  9. Georges scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  10. Georges scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fresh, fruity (apples, pears, citrus), sweet, sherry
    • Taste
      Oily, creamy, citrus, honey, sherry
    • Finish
      Long, sweet, warm, rich

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