Aultmore 06-year-old MoM

Overall rating
82.75/100
votes
6
Whiskybase ID
WB85139
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Master of Malt (MoM)
Bottling serie
Darkness!
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
06 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Cask Finish
Number of bottles
73
Strength
51.1 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Barcode
5052598103002
Added on
29 jul 2016 2:34 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 89.78

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Whisky reviews for Aultmore 06-year-old MoM

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 82.75 points.

  1. cloudyweedram scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    A roller coaster wood juice. Remind me of pigs fed with ractopamine, a food additive that reduces fat deposition and increases muscle growth rate of live stock.
    • Nose
      82 82
      The nose opened with a strange note of contaminated cork, bacterially rotten grease, wore carton boxes and moth repellant tablets! What a combination! These then combined and faded into camphor, which became nicer. More pleasant aromas followed. Ink appeared first, then dirty sherry notes, like walking in a damp forest. Sawn woods also appeared, and quite some caramel. There's also Sprite, hawthorn flakes and burnt sugar. Things became even nicer by now, and dirtier. But would the distillate still matter in a setting like this?
    • Taste
      80 80
      Strong taste of dried dark fruits. Tart cherry and plum are obvious. Lot of caramel, and too woody, these rendered the palate a little too bitterly. The mouthfeel is quite dry.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Despite the bitterly palate, a whiff of sweetness appeared just at time of swallowing, and a faint hint of mint. There's an aftertaste like drinking water in sun baked plastic bottle, if not resin.

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  3. WhiskyShaman scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    Bit too sweet for me, but nothing actually wrong here. Pretty well balanced for a this kind of dram.

    The tannins, wood and heat in the palate gave me something else to focus on, than just a range of dark fruit sugar tones and again the tannins also add some contrast to the finish.

    A dessert whisky for sure.

    I do wonder what the Aultmore spirit actually tastes like, as the oloroso has really made that difficult to ascertain.
    • Nose
      Thickly resinous, cedar tree sap, even thicker molasses. Sloe and Damson gin, bitter herbs, dark cherry conserve, bourbon vanilla and a little wood polish.
    • Taste
      Sweet dark chocolate-cherry fumes and cooked, dark fruits. Undiluted ribena with fizzy ginger heat gains a pine edge as dry tannins and wood surface, which taste sticky here.
    • Finish
      Aniseed balls that have lost a lot of aniseed but are still sweet. Some of that tannic wood dryness persists. MoM nailed the dark fruit pastilles note here, but I'd also add original Ricola too.

  4. mema82 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. Titi94 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

    Nose: Rounded and fruity with juicy dates and mixed berry turnovers. Cooked apple, creamy custard and touches of fennel and lime.Palate: Sticky dried fruit, some cedar and waves of blackcurrant coulis.Finish: Fruity tang, dark Fruit Pastilles and a little anise.

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