Tasting Notes / Bottles from Aultmore



Aultmore 12 Year Old
Aultmore 12 Year Old

Aultmore, like many of the Dewars portfolio of distilleries, was until very recently only available through Independent bottlings

Aultmore 1998 Cask Sample
Aultmore 1998 Cask Sample

During my recent #Lastgreatmalts trip one of the drams i was lucky enough to try was this Single Cask Aultmore from 1998 valinched straight out of the cask at Aberlour Distillery.

Aultmore 21 Year Old
Aultmore 21 Year Old

I was lucky enough to taste the 12 and 25 Year Old new releases from Aultmore on my recent trip so was really looking forward to trying this 21 Year Old when the sample arrived.

Aultmore 23yr (Lady of the Glen)
Aultmore 23yr (Lady of the Glen)

I've had a few Lady of the Glen drams now and been mightely impressed with the quality of the casks being selected, This Aultmore 23 year old had me really excited.

Aultmore 25 Year Old
Aultmore 25 Year Old

Aultmore, like many of the Dewars portfolio of distilleries, was until very recently only available through Independent bottlings

Aultmore 25yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)
Aultmore 25yr Burns Malt (The Whisky Barrel)

I'm a big fan of Aultmore and especially the higher strength versions which come through really well, Aultmore is a dram in demand with blenders due to the wonderful flavour profile of this distillery.

Aultmore 5 Year Old Prevenance (Douglas Laing)
Aultmore 5 Year Old Prevenance (Douglas Laing)

This Aultmore 5 Year Old Prevenance was tasted back in April 2014 on a visit to Douglas Laing HQ in Glasgow.

SMWS 73.55 Apples & Pears
SMWS 73.55 Apples & Pears

Yes, another Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottling this was tasted after the February 2014 Preview Tasting and was recommended by Angus who always pick me nice drams, this is the 73.55 Apples & Pears

SMWS 73.60 Watching the Monaco Grand Prix from a Rooftop Terrace
SMWS 73.60 Watching the Monaco Grand Prix from a Rooftop Terrace

Over the last couple of months life has been busy and i've not been updating this blog as often as i would have liked, you should find some more post coming more regularly over the coming weeks.

SMWS 73.61 A Work of Art
SMWS 73.61 A Work of Art

Thanks to Yoav (@yoavgel) from the Whisky Gospel blog for this sample of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society 73.61 A Work of Art which i'm sure Yoav gave me way back in August.

SMWS 73.66 Toffee and humbugs in a tea chest
SMWS 73.66 Toffee and humbugs in a tea chest

This Scotch Malt Whisky Society 73.66 Toffee and humbugs in a tea chest was a bottle a good friend still had and let me try recently.

SMWS 73.68 Summer Landscape With Woods
SMWS 73.68 Summer Landscape With Woods

Back in the early part of 2014 I stated that i wanted to review 100 The Scotch Malt Whisky Society expressions in 2014, and I thought recently that I wouldn't make it but this 99th post

SMWS 73.69 Dark Side Eclipsed by Sweet Joys
SMWS 73.69 Dark Side Eclipsed by Sweet Joys

I'm becoming more and more a fan of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings from this distillery

Wemyss Malts Sweet Mint Infusion
Wemyss Malts Sweet Mint Infusion

The first in a series of Wemyss Malts reviews, this one from the latest October 2013 batch of releases is Sweet Mint Infusion, a 1991 vintage from Aultmore distillery.