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Overall rating
89.48/100
votes
38
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Adelphi (AD)
Vintage
1991
Bottled
2006
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
First Fill Sherry Butt
Casknumber
5642
Number of bottles
615
Strength
60.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
20 Apr 2009 4:50 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 177.97

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38 × member ratings

55 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Breath of Speyside 1991 AD

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.48 points

  1. molar3rd scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Thick and spicy. Big sherry notes. Plums. Lots of sugar. Some vanilla. Grape peel , acetone and balsamic. Brilliant. Sherry Colossus. FTW!

    Palate: As thick as the nose suggest. Almost chewable. Dates and plum jam. Sultana. Tons of sugar. Spice and nuts. Peppery and some notes of chilly. Caramel with a sprinkle of salt.

    Finish: Plum jam. Salt. Chilly. Dried fruit compote.

    In short:

    Oh my. That is some good ‘Farclas sir! Full strength, complex, sweet, salty, savory, spicy. It has got it all, and so much flavor. Cask strength rocks, and that is a fact. I want a bottle of this. and fast!

    http://whiskyisrael.co.il/2014/01/06/breath-of-speyside-adelphi-15-yo-602-glenfarclas/

     

     

  2. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by Adelphi;

    1 of only 615 bottles from cask no. 5642

    This unnamable Speyside distillery exclusively uses ex-sherry casks for its proprietary bottlings: the rich style of the make suits this wood perfectly. We reckon this might be a first-fill ex-sherry butt: the whisky has a deep magenta hue, shot with ruby. The nose is all rich fruits and mixed peel, with marmalade, then marmalade cake - even Jaffa Cakes, for after a while a distinct chocolate note emerges, becoming cherries ‘robed’ (as they say) in dark chocolate. There is a hint of pencil erasers, especially when tasted at full strength and when water is added, and brown sugar at reduced strength. The latter becomes burnt sugar in the mouth – sweet, then bitter-sweet – and the overall effect is curiously cooling in the mouth after a lengthy finish. An excellent example and a fine digestif malt.

  3. Master Quill scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    They Should have called this Glenfarclas A`bunadh

    A`bunadh much cheaper over here

  4. st7 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Undisclosed Glenfarclas.

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