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Abunadh Batch 24?

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Re: Abunadh Batch 24?

Postby Mr Fjeld » Mon Jan 12, 2009 10:41 pm

Reggaeblues wrote:Any notes on batch 25, anyone?

I have :D and it's a good one!

Mr Fjeld wrote:

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Aberlour
A'bunadh
Sherry nutiness, a faint trace of rubber, burnt oak and young spirit.
Oh, this is good and much better than the last time around; sherry nutiness, pickled fruit, intense but not in a bad way. Although I think the sherry masks the gristy character it's still slightly "fatty" - which is good enough for me. It seems a lot less bourbony than batch 12 and 17 - and that's definately a good thing.
Nutiness stays on for a while but doesn't "cling" to the throat like the rum I just had.
A much more pleasant experience than the previous two times. This one feels much more composed. It's a great whisky!
Bronze
0

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batch 25
60.4%
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Single Malt
Speyside
Yes, a few drops
certainly not
Glencairn
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I've had the pleasure of tasting two A'bunadhs before and they were batch 12 and 17 - both of which failed to impress me as I thought of them as "trying too hard". Back then I felt they had an obvious sherry character (of course) but they also reminded me of a small batch bourbon with caramelised wood sugars and astringency. So how's batch 25 then? Very Good!
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Re: Abunadh Batch 24?

Postby Reggaeblues » Tue Jan 13, 2009 12:53 am

Thanks!

Now I wonder if that lone bottle i saw going for a song is still there?

I didn't take it because I've found batches so variable. Had two 20s, because it was rich and round, but I've found some too "winey" for my tastes...and thin!

this one being "fatty" interests me...
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Re: Abunadh Batch 24?

Postby Charlie » Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:30 pm

Batch 25 is the first I've tried, and I love it.
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Re: Abunadh Batch 24?

Postby borgom » Wed Feb 04, 2009 4:26 am

Has anyone tried batch 24 yet? If so any tasting notes or impressions to share?
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Re: Abunadh Batch 24?

Postby Lucas » Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:10 pm

I found batch 25 much less nutty and fresher than 24. Different but I still love it.
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Re: Abunadh Batch 24?

Postby Willie JJ » Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:56 pm

lawschooldrunk wrote:Batch 23 is on the shelves. anyone have any tasting notes on this? sherry? chocolate? wood?

I don't know if there is a note or not LSD, but I thought #23 was a good one.
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