Review #113: Aultmore 8 Year (Single Cask Nation)

Tried a sample of a cask strength, 8 year old Aultmore distillery in Speyside. This is also a bottling from Single Cask Nation.


Aultmore 8 Year (Single Cask Nation)
  • Score - 6/10
    6/10
Overall
6/10
6/10

Tasting Notes

Nose: Leather boots, honey, very floral like a bouquet of roses, some vanilla.

Palate: Soft and flavorful malt, layers of honey and citrus. Burns hot on the palate. Youthful and intense. Unexpectedly sharp and hot for such a pretty nose; vanilla, but mostly alcohol.

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Additional Information

  • ABV: 60.7
  • Non chill filtered, natural color

About Aultmore

  • Located in Keith, Banfshire in Speyside.
  • The distillery was originally started in 1895, and like many other Scotch distilleries, closed and reopened several times throughout the 20th century.
  • The distillery was significantly rebuilt and expanded in 1970.
  • Today it’s owned by John Dewer & Sons (which is itself owned by Bacardi.

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