Abbey Whisky
8.5

Abbey Whisky

GlenAllachie 12 Year Old 2008 | Cask 667 | AW Exclusive

ABV 57%

This is a lovely sweet treat and I can’t think of a bad word to say.

Phoebe Calver

Specification

Abbey Whisky

Brand

Abbey Whisky

Bottler

GlenAllachie 12 Year Old 2008 | Cask 667 | AW Exclusive

Expression

Single Malt

Type

No age statement

Age (Years)

57%

ABV

Speyside

Region/Country

Standard (Distillery or blended)

Bottling Type

Tasting Notes

Phoebe Calver

Taster

Nose: Delicious resinous notes, like an old cigar box with ginger spice. Crème caramel pudding appears, followed by almonds and marzipan and rich berry compote.

Palate: Really delicate considering the ABV. There’s a lot of that almond goodness, new sandalwood and ginger spice heat. There’s a sweetness to it, kind of like stewed red apples and some leathery upholstery.

Finish: The finish is woody and sweet.

Comment: This is a lovely sweet treat and I can’t think of a bad word to say.

Score: 8.6

Christopher Coates

Taster

Nose: Milk chocolate and damson plums, a touch of hickory and a dollop of black treacle. Coffee liqueur and black bean sauce. Black cherry jam and cedarwood blocks. There’s a bag of cinder toffee too.

Palate: Well integrated and brings the party from the nose. Almond and more plums with some blackcurrant and a glug of kirsch. Chocolate shortcrust pastry. Slightly earthy.

Finish: Medium length, that kirsch note lingers.

Comment: One for the lovers of Black Forest gateau.

Score: 8.4

8.5
Overall Score

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