.aberlour – ex-bourbon #8959

54,1% abv, €85, single malt, non-chill filtered, natural color, single cask, cask strength

Nose: gentle, sweet, vanilla, citrus, oranges
Palate: sweet, vanilla, cinnamon, sharp, white pepper, citrus, oranges, marmalade, tofifee, milk-chocolate
Finish: long, dry, sweet, sharp, strong, marmalade
Mark: ++++/+

Conclusion: Great stuff, I would buy a bottle immediately next time I was there, although I recon this cask is empty now. I can imagine they have replaced this cask with another one by now, so I will not hesitate to have a taste of that one too…

More info: Distilled 03-11-1995, bottled 03-05-2012, first fill ex-Bourbon cask, cask #8959, bottle #181, bottled by the Mrs at the distillery.

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