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Overall rating
87.63/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Adelphi (AD)
Bottling serie
Selection
Vintage
1986
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
27 years old
Casktype
Refill Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
1931
Number of bottles
243
Strength
56.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Oct 2013 3:41 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 144.95

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18 × member ratings

14 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Moray 1986 AD

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.63 points

  1. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. Lu Cifer scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Aroma:
    warm and aromatic, slightly "dark", wood aromas, cereals, fruits, walnuts, chocolate, butter cookies, a hint of vanilla. Pleasant in perception.

    Taste:
    warm to the touch, full and aromatic, wood notes, spices, grain notes,
    "Dark", sweet-tart, trace of barrel and chocolate. Slightly tart and slightly astringent, sliding into the finish.

    finish:
    warm, slightly spicy, slightly tart oak notes, spices, chocolate, finally becoming slightly dry with a slightly malty note.

  3. thijs100 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    An interesting whisky, that's for sure. Not everyone'll love this, but I really like it.
    • Nose
      Nougat, some white chocolate and a bit of nailpolish remover as well. Slightly musty, but then it opens up into an array of cookie dough and melted butter, as well orange candy. Very attractive.
    • Taste
      Syrup-y. Mouthcoating. Slightly tannic and peppery on the arrival. Some marzipan, coconut shavings and touches of star anise. Not very fruity, although there is apple somewhere in the background.
    • Finish
      Bitter oranges and marzipan. Long.

  4. alex..w..fan did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Note by Serge Valentin from whiskyfun.com:Glen Moray 27 yo 1986/2013 (56.8%, Adelphi, cask #1931, 243 bottles)  Colour: gold. Nose: a bit the OB without the Port. It’s very malty and bready at first nosing, and then it’s almost a pastry shop. Brioche, butterscotch, apple pie, all that… Plus a wee mustiness, hints of old wine cellar… With water: same territories as the Single Cask Nation. Malt, oak, tinned fruits. Mouth (neat): excellent. Full, almost thick, syrupy start, with marmalade and butter cream, plus a lot of marzipan. Some walnuts too, like in a walnut cake. Goes on earthier, grittier, wilder… A rather raw barleyness, in fact. With water: fruit-forward, but those are ‘moderate’ fruits. Apples, pears… Some barley syrup as well, perhaps agave syrup… It’s very good, just not, well, characterful. Is there a pattern? Finish: medium, syrupy, fruity… Comments: in fact, this is some kind of liquid cake. SGP:641 - 84 points.

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  6. thijs100 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Nougat, white chocolate and a bit gluey as well. Some coconut and orange. Zesty.

  7. alectron scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Dramfest 2014, single dram note.
    • Nose
      tobacco, wood, licorice, cardamom. (88)
    • Taste
      nice bitterness & sweetness balance. (89)
    • Finish
      creamy now, black tea, licorice, spices. (88)

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