Aberlour 18 Year Old

Aberlour 18 Year Old
Whisky Aberlour 18 Year Old
Country Scotland
Region Speyside
Type Single Malt
Cask Bourbon cask,Sherry
Age 18 years old
Abv 43%
Rating 85/100

About

Aberlour Distillery is located in the small town Aberlour, in Strathspey, in the Scottish Speyside whisky region. Aberlour produces several age stated whiskies, usually from 10 up to 18 years old, but is mainly known for its often-praised and heavily sherried A'bunadh whisky.
Reviews of Aberlour 18 Year Old
says on November 19, 2022
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

A decent Aberlour that is easy to drink.
Nose is pretty sweet with vanilla and the sherry influence is allso noticable, but not in a dominant way.
Taste continues in the same footmarks with nose. Sweet dram with vanilla, sweet fruits, maybe hint of choclate even. Not very complex thou and the taste is pretty short. Could benefit from a little higher abv. I don’t mean as much as the A’bunadhs have, but maybe something between 46% to 50%.

says on May 14, 2022
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 79/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

43 138 если перевести на 700 ml. Свежий запах какой то зелени, типа зеленого банана, немного апельсина. В послевкусии привкус свежей резины.

says on December 14, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

I just met the older sister of the the 16, and she stole my heart. More mature, better developed, more interesting, more worldly and polished than the 16.
All the notes of the 12 and 16 are there, sweet and fruity with apples, oranges, raisins, chocolate, vanilla and caramel, just intensified, plus a little added spice. Medium length warming finish extends a little longer.

says on November 4, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Mahogany, Henna notes

General description

Sweet and fruity, well rounded.

says on September 28, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Tawny

General description

Heerlijke soepele whisky. zoete kruidige en fruitige smaak. soepele afdronk

Nose

Kruiden

Palate

Fruit en zoet

Finish

Soepel

says on June 14, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 89/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

nice, rich, well balanced, elegant malt, very easy accessible and enjoyable for an 18YO

Nose

dark, sherry, oak, yet very sweet, berry fruit like red currant, blackberries, raisins; herbs, cardamom, chocolate; getting sweeter and sweeter and even a little bit floral with some time

Palate

very gentle, oak rises, chocolate flavours with some raisins, cherries and berries; vanilla and caramel - reminiscent of malaga ice cream

Finish

almond marzipan, milk chocolate, spice an oak aromas; some berries later on

says on May 22, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 83/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Gin clear

General description

nice and smooth good flavour not long finish

Nose

fruits sweetness some vanilla orange sherry

Palate

smooth some fruits oak spice alcohol nicely hidden

Finish

medium nice finish

says on March 23, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 81/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Bogata w smaku. Czuć sherry, toffi, cynamon, trochę dębu.

says on July 1, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

闻香 橘皮,巧克力,雪莉风味
入口 浓郁的雪莉风味,水果糖的味道,橘子,太妃,巧克力,甜美,略有一点酒气,生姜
尾韵 短暂,橘类水果

Nose

闻香 橘皮,巧克力,雪莉风味

Palate

入口 浓郁的雪莉风味,橘子,太妃,巧克力,甜美,略有一点酒气,生姜

Finish

尾韵 短暂,橘类水果

says on March 24, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 84/100
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

Nose: Toffee, vanilla, orange, soft.
Mouth: Candied orange, spice, vanilla, oak.
Finish: Short, slightly spicy.
Well balanced dram. Nothing remarkable just solid.

says on January 21, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 94/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

very smooth, warming, and no burn

says on December 22, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 97/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

very rich and fruity with some spice on the palate.

says on December 20, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

In der Nase vordergründig Bourbon typische Aromen von Karamell und Vanille. Dahinter fruchtige Sherry Noten und Orange.

Im Mund leicht scharf und fruchtig süß. Im kräftigen Abgang sofort Sherry, dann Schokolade und Eiche.

Nose

Karamell
Vanille
Orange
Sherry

Palate

Süß
Fruchtig

Finish

Sherry
Schokolade
Eiche
Orange

says on December 1, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

fruchtig, weich, rund.... aber warum nur 43%???schade

says on September 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

testé chez l'ami yohann

says on June 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 86/100
Color: Old oak

General description

Sweet, smooth, silky, refined stewed strawberries. But without a much needed malty kick

says on June 13, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 92/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

This 43% Speysider Aberlour 18 is filtered and received additional colouring. It comes in a beautiful sealed bottle, after pouring it leaves nice legs.
Maturation was a combination of Oloroso and bourbon cask.

Bourbon rules first nosing and alcohol is nicely hidden with caramel and toffee growing. Wood and sherry are present, but a bit overshadowed by the bourbon.
Nice sweet complex and aromatic.

The mouthwatering taste gives a very nice combination of buttery apple, honeyed oak and cinnamon sherry.

Again some beautiful combinations at the long warming finish. Choco/coffee, vanilla/honey and sherry/wood.
I would call this one a balanced top dram. It's heavy full and complex yet mild and soft at spices.
A very nice 18Y from Aberlour.

92 points.

Very advisable.

60€/700ml

says on May 9, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Sweet, heavy notes of maple syrup, a slight astringent taste, weak nose, overall a fantastic sipper.

says on February 11, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Burnt umber

General description

sweetness and a wide taste to it.

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Flavour profile

  • Orange
  • Spice
  • Vanilla
  • Sherry
  • Fruit
  • Sweet
  • Malt
  • Oak
  • Amazing
  • Honey
  • Citrus
  • Chocolate
  • Toffee
  • Good
  • Apricot
  • Wood
  • Rich
  • Peach
  • Great
  • Delicate
  • Raisin
  • Cream
  • Apple
  • Plum
  • Lovely
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