GlenAllachie 18 Year

Single Malt

GlenAllachie // Speyside, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 28 )

Prior to 2017, when the distillery was acquired by a consortium led by master distiller Billy Walker, GlenAllachie was rarely seen as a single malt whisky. The much anticipated core range of the GlenAllachie distillery from Speyside was finally launched in July 2018. This 18 Year expression features whisky matured in Pedro Ximénez sherry, oloroso sherry and American oak casks.

  • age
    18 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Single Malt
    Distilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
  • Cask Type
    Pedro Ximénez sherry, oloroso sherry, American oak

Tasting Notes

"Big and fudge-y at first, with barley and lemon yogurt, but then it moves on to balanced and friendly notes of apricots and sultanas. The palate has a sweet arrival, think marzipan and raisins. There are some subtle citrus notes, gentle spices and light flavors of mocha. Give it a little while, and the finish will reward you with fruitier notes."

Score 87

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