The Glenrothes Alba Reserve

Single Malt

The Glenrothes // Speyside, Scotland

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3 out of 5 stars
( 53 )

The Glenrothes ordinarily ages their whiskies in a blend of both ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks. This bottling is the exception; this whisky is aged exclusively in ex-bourbon casks. The Latin name for American white oak is Quercus Alba, hence the name. Incidentally, this whisky is certified Kosher.

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  • 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.
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Tasting Notes

"The aroma are unmistakably markers for the American wood aging with aromas of vanilla and coconut. Cinnamon and ginger are in attendance and there is a beeswax quality to the texture and taste of the whisky."

Score 87

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