Posts Tagged “Speyside”

GlenAllachie Wood Finish Range – Koval Rye 8, Port 10 and PX 12 (48%)

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GlenAllachie Wood Finish Range – Koval Rye 8, Port 10 and PX 12 (48%)

I’m continuing the rundown on GlenAllachie‘s core range (10CS, 12, 15, 18 and 25), with the new Wood Finish range. While I’m still missing the 10 Year Old Cask Strength, you can get a good idea of what the range is like. This new range was created to show what the spirit can do vis-a-vis…

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GlenAllachie 15 (46%)

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GlenAllachie 15 (46%)

GlenAllachie 15 is the final release of the distillery’s core range. It follows the 10 Year Old Cask Strength, the 12 Year Old, the 18 Year Old and the 25 Year Old. I reviewed three of them earlier, except for the 10 Year Old. I’m now getting to the newly released 15 Year Old, which…

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Goren’s Whisky Mortlach 1995, 21 Year Old (51.8%)

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Goren’s Whisky Mortlach 1995, 21 Year Old (51.8%)

Tomer Goren hits one out of the park with this independently bottled 1995 Mortlach. Tomer is the very talented head distiller of Milk and Honey Distillery in Tel Aviv, Israel’s purveyor of  Whisky Live Tel-Aviv, and the owner of Goren’s Whisky, bottling its fourth single cask, at natural cask strength. The first two casks were…

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The GlenAllachie 25 (46%)

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The GlenAllachie 25 (46%)

The highest bottling in the new GlenAllachie core range is the 25 year old. This is a pretty complex dram, yet despite being a lot more complex than the 18 year old, which I found somewhat pedestrian, this dram has a herbal note which isn’t to my liking. Is it strange that my favorite whisky…

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 Two GlenAllachie Single Casks, 1989 Sherry Cask (60.3%) and 2005 Ex-Bourbon (62.6%)

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 Two GlenAllachie Single Casks, 1989 Sherry Cask (60.3%) and 2005 Ex-Bourbon (62.6%)

GlenAllachie released a series of eight single casks for the UK market yesterday. The release ranges from three older releases: two 1989 casks (sherry and bourbon, the sherry is reviewed below), and a 1990 ex bourbon cask, to five tweens. There’s a 2005 ex bourbon barrel, an ex bourbon cask from 2006 (reviewed below) as…

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