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Aberlour A'bunadh batch #53

Overall rating
86.96/100
votes
221
Whiskybase ID
WB73886
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2015
Casktype
Sherry Butts
Casknumber
Batch 53
Strength
59.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
5010739261523
Added on
02 Nov 2015 10:04 am by arnaud89
ColoredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 139.94

22 × in wishlist

221 × member ratings

473 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Aberlour A'bunadh batch #53

49 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.96 points

  1. peatbogger scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    Got a sample from a friend.

    Had it neat, found it great.

    Full sherry flavour, very complex on both nose and taste.

    Robust, heavy, very present and takes charge of your senses..

    88p

  2. thomasflsts scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  3. thijs100 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Good? Yes. Decent value for money? Totally. However, this is not for the faint-hearted. Strong-willed and quite aggressive.
    • Nose
      Extremely sweet (cotton candy, marzipan), but there's a slight tartness as well. Also, plenty of cocoa powder, followed by some bung cloth. A hint of charred orange peel and rum-soaked raisins.
    • Taste
      Spicy (black and chili pepper), and with a fair amount of new oak as well, yet sweet. Orange juice, chocolate and raisins.
    • Finish
      Lingering spices, and finally some sweetness again. Long.

  4. Funtik scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

  5. DenisLeonov did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    B: 22
    B: complete delight! Bright, tasty, complex. 89
    • Nose
      sweet, thick. cherries.prunes.toasted oak.dates.biscuit notes. 23
    • Taste
      dry creamy wine spicy 22
    • Finish
      dry.long-bright-peppery.nuts and dried fruit compote.wine bone. 22

  6. dominikbraun scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      Marzipan, chocolate, biscuits, glazed citrus fruits - modern sherry profile with a PX influence and a slightly sour background, which comes into its own with a little water.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Mandarins, oranges, chocolate, pepper, raisins, tangy limes, grapefruit, wood.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Dry and sweet with little contrast.

  7. Igor_Gudimov scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      Sweet and sour dark cherry, chocolate, tobacco, orange jam
    • Taste
      88 88
      Dry sherry jam and sweet dried cherry
    • Finish
      87 87
      Nice cherry note and long dryness

  8. valasios scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  9. Sjaak92 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. Willum scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

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