Aultmore 9yr Chapter 7 Review | Whiskey Raiders
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Aultmore 9yr Chapter 7

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  • Distiller:

    Aultmore

  • Bottler:

    Chapter 7

  • ABV:

    62.2%

  • Age:

    9 Years

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 82
  • Publication: Drinkhacker
  • Excerpt: The palate is a bit of a bruiser at over 62% abv, and the sherry and underlying grain notes remain in serious conflict on the tongue. It’s perhaps a touch nutty from time to time, but simply too undercooked to show much charm.
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  • Raided Score: 89
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: It's a big Scotch, not at all overwhelmed by the oloroso sherry cask, and quite a good buy at the price.
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  • Raided Score: 85
  • Publication: Whiskey Raiders
  • Excerpt: Unfortunately too hot for its own good – shrouding many better flavors.
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  • Raided Score: 88
  • Publication: Whiskey Advocate
  • Excerpt: Full-bodied on the palate, with sweet sherry notes, ginger, and cinnamon, and developing raisin and prune notes. The finish is long, with spicy coffee and blackberries.
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  • Intro:

    This is an independent bottling of spirit distilled at Aultmore and bottled by Chapter 7. It is bottled after finishing in a first fill oloroso cask, using no filtering, dilution or coloring.

  • Nose:

    Honey, amaretto, red vines, fresh baked bread. Light brine. Super sweet toffee and vanilla bean. Amaretto note is really prominent.

  • Taste:

    Thick rich mouthfeel. Very prominent heat. Sweet vanilla, light baked bread. Almonds and walnuts. Sweet red fruits like raspberry and blackberry. Light pipe tobacco. Lightly lactic.

  • Finish:

    Long but hot. searing heat. Mild sulfur, light pepper. Again - lots of vanilla bean, fresh baked rolls and toffee and amaretto.

  • Overall:

    Unfortunately too hot for its own good - shrouding many better flavors. 

  • Score:

    6

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