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Speyside, GlenAllachie, Batch 2, Cask Strength Batch 3 & Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2018

@theglenallachie_ flight 🛫 tonight ...

This is another overdue tasting, on my earlier whisky journey I was fascinated by Glendronach, and learnt that previous Master Blender was Billy Walker, got excited and went to hunt some of the samples, with higher expectations to come visit them later.

(Image Source: @ChrisYeo.Whisky)

(Image Source: @ChrisYeo.Whisky)

Speyside, #Glenallachie

10 Year Old - Batch 2, ABV 54.8%, Oloroso, PX, Virgin Oak

Nose: it feels fresh with zesty following , then some light wood

Palate: fruity sweetness, multiple waves of fruity flavour jumbled up , with some glow of alcohol , ended with some woody feeling, tinge of bitterness

Finish: medium, the bitterness carried on

Score : 83, WB121381

Sample from @malt_haus

10 Year Old Cask Strength - Batch 3, ABV 58.2%, 1st Fill Sherry, Oloroso, PX

Nose: more rounded, some sherry

Palate: growing warmness, feels more intense , with raisins and sweetness flowing, some plums by the side then bitterness came through as well shortly later

Finish: medium, weirdly the bitterness stayed for this as well

Score : 85, WB136699

Sample from W&W Trading

12 Year Old, Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2018, Cask #897, ABV 58.9%, Distilled 19 April 2006, Bottled 19 April 2018, 1028 Bottles

Nose: perfumed light floral scent

Palate: warmness grows, strong punch bourbon wood feeling, raisin sweetness, stronger alcohol, light bitterness

Finish: medium, light warmness back of throat, Bitter wood taste, dry

Score : 85, WB111305

Sample from @malt_haus

Penned by Chris Yeo (Instagram: @ChrisYeo.Whisky)


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