Glenallachie 1974 The Whisky Exchange
Added on Saturday, Jun 30, 2012 at 09:02 PM
  Bottler: The Whisky Exchange
  Age: N/A Type: Scotch
  Vintage: 1974 Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 49.40 % Region: Speyside
  Price: $200 Availability: Overseas Specialty

For the 2011 Whisky Exchange Whisky Show

(Members: This was "Fasil" in the Highlander meeting)

Member Ratings and Notes

Nose:  Lots of dry sherry and some sulphur.


Palate:  Deep sherry notes, dark chocolate running into the finish


Finish:  Chocolate and a bit of sluphur.


Well balanced.


N: Rubbery sulphured sherry, resinous, incense, and anise

P: Dark notes of sherry, raisins, and notes of smoke (fresh struck matches)

F: Sticky sweetness

N: Rich rancio notes, oiled leather, smores, orange liquer
P: Perfectly balanced sherry, spice cookies, coffee.
F: Mentholyptus cough drops, silky mouth feel. Dry with a hint of pepper.
Lots going on in here, a complex and tasty whisky. 

n:  Clearly sherried.  Oily leather.  Pine firewood.


p:  Chewy.  Motor oil mouthfeel.  Semisweet sherry with a hint of sulpher and toast.  The finish is abrupt althought something seems to stick.

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