Aberfeldy 18

Aberfeldy 18

Price: $85 for 700ml

Distilled/Owned by: Aberfeldy / Bicardi

Region: Highland

40% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 18 Years

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Very faint, vanilla, apples, citrus, malt, and wood shavings.

Mouthfeel: Watery

Palate/Taste: Baked bread, butterscotch, apples, piecrust, and honey

Finish: Short, with a slight linger of stewed fruit and gentle oak.

Thoughts: Wow this was disappointing after trying a single cask expression of theirs, very watery and lacking.

Score: 75 out of 100

Aberfeldy Single Cask

Aberfeldy Single Cask

Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: Aberfeldy / Bacardi

Region: Highland

55.2% ABV

Cask Numer: 135

Aged For: 16 Years  (Distilled 1998)

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Sherry cask

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

 


 

Color: Light copper

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Vanilla, heather, oak, pine needles, orange, strong alcohol

Mouthfeel: Thick

Palate/Taste: wood and caramel, sugar, barley malt

Finish: Warm, medium length, cinnamon, leather and heather. Very slight smoke

Thoughts:  Sweet and supple, was a great cask, I wish more Aberfeldy was like this.

Score: 86 out of 100