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Aberlour - Favorite

What was your favorite Aberlour?

Poll ended at Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:58 am

10 yo
0
No votes
12 yo
1
6%
16 yo
3
18%
18 yo
13
76%
 
Total votes : 17

Aberlour - Favorite

Postby Ganga » Sat Jul 26, 2008 4:58 am

I'm going to keep this a little limited. This is for the 10, 12, 16 and 18 yos only. If someone wants to add into the discussion what their favorite a'bunadh or independent bottling was please feel free to do so.

So what was your favorite?
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby Willie JJ » Sat Jul 26, 2008 9:59 am

That's easy then. Out of those four it has to be the 18. I see everyone agrees with me at this point. :wink:
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby laddie teun » Sat Jul 26, 2008 10:02 am

indeed
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby DanAir » Sun Jul 27, 2008 3:45 am

I'll agree with that - but it seems that those who don't haven't the guts to come out and say it! What I really enjoyed about tasting those four back to back was that there was a really clear progression in enjoyability through the age range.
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby les taylor » Sun Jul 27, 2008 10:15 am

18 for me. And I think Dan Air was right in saying that the Aberlour just gets better and better and better as you go through the range, :)
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby Dram fine idea » Sun Jul 27, 2008 10:02 pm

The 18 yo was the best, however I enjoyed them all and found that the flavours were remarkably consistent throughout, with the depth and smoothness of the 18 being the deciding factor (for me anyway).
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby mikeymad » Mon Jul 28, 2008 2:13 am

Well going threw the set last night. I have to say that the new 18yo was my top of the series. Has just about everything I am looking for in a fine beverage.

Aberlour - Bring it out to the rest of us if you have the stock to do so....

Cheers,
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby TreacleSponge » Mon Jul 28, 2008 12:23 pm

18 for me too :thumbsup:
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby SoMK » Tue Jul 29, 2008 2:37 am

I missed the Aberlour tasting :x
Made myself a tasting session with A'bunadh(s) and 10,12,16 I had at home but... I just recently got a nice 18yo as a present !

As much an A'bunadh lover as I was and still am.. damn ! that 18 !... *#&$?% !! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby Ryguy » Tue Jul 29, 2008 2:25 pm

I liked the 18, but the 16yo was a very close 2nd for me. Thanks again Matt for the samples!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby LeoDLion » Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:12 pm

I have the Aberlour 16 opened right now. I also have the A'bunadh batches #16,#21 recently. Comparing the 16 and the A'bunadh, I would pick the A'bunadth.

Has anybody had the A'bunadth Silver Edition? I am contemplating on buying a bottle.
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby Ryguy » Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:35 pm

I agree with you there Leo, I prefer the a'bunadh over the standard bottlings of Aberlour. I just like the complexity and higher strength.

As far as the A'bunadth Silver Label Ed., I didn't even know it was still available??
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby LagaDrinker » Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:34 pm

The 18 yo didn't really do it for me, not sure why. I thought the 16 yo was the best I really liked it. Would also like to echo the thanks to Matt for the samples.
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Re: Aberlour - Favorite

Postby TheTross » Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:48 pm

I'll go for a marginal win for the 18. The 16 is a very close second, but the nose on the 18 is what edges it really.

ryguy wrote:As far as the A'bunadth Silver Label Ed., I didn't even know it was still available??


One or two have turned up in UK retailers in recent months. TWE still has one for £199.
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