Aultmore 9yr Chapter 7
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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. Read Full Review 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. Read Full Review Raided Score: 85 Publication: Whiskey Raiders Excerpt: Unfortunately too hot for its own good – shrouding many better flavors. Read Full Review 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. Read Full Review
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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.
Honey, amaretto, red vines, fresh baked bread. Light brine. Super sweet toffee and vanilla bean. Amaretto note is really prominent.
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.
Long but hot. searing heat. Mild sulfur, light pepper. Again - lots of vanilla bean, fresh baked rolls and toffee and amaretto.
Unfortunately too hot for its own good - shrouding many better flavors.
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