What is double cask matured?

What is double cask matured?

Finishing (also known as double matured or wood-finished) is the procedure that some whiskys undergo where the spirit is matured in a cask of a particular origin and then spends time in a cask of different origin (from a couple of months up to the entire maturation) Typically, the first cask is an American oak cask …

How do you drink Aberlour 12?

Drink It Like This: The profiles of this malt stand well on their feet without the support of chasers, so either drink this neat or with a tiny splash of water. Pair It With: A great whisky to drink with a decadent dessert. A rich chocolate torte or a creamy chocolate ganache cake both come to mind.

Is Aberlour 12 Smooth?

Despite that, Aberlour 12 year old double cask matured makes a skilfully crafted product. Very easy and smooth due to its inherent Speyside sweetness and 40 vol-% strength.

Is Aberlour 12 Smokey?

Fruity, not smoky.

What does Aberlour 12 taste like?

Details. The aromas are rich with vanilla and cinnamon crumb-cake and light spice. The flavor profile is classic Speyside with notable Sherry influences of sultanas, nutmeg, currant fruitcake, oak, and vanilla. Medium long and fruit forward with more baking spices.

What whiskey goes up in value?

Whiskies from Yoichi, Yamazaki and Chita have been restricted which could lead to an increase in value for these bottles on the secondary market.

Is it okay to put ice in scotch?

“Yes, you can put ice in single malt scotch,” says Glenlivet Ambassador Phil Huckle, immediately throwing cold water on our seemingly cut-and-dry answer. Put one or two cubes in your whisky, it will chill it slightly, melt into water, and then help release all these wonderful aromas and flavours.”

Where is Aberlour 12 made?

Aberlour is a distillery of Speyside single malt Scotch whisky, in Aberlour, Strathspey, Scotland, at the confluence of the Lour Burn and River Spey near Ben Rinnes.

What are the top 10 whiskeys?

The Best Whiskeys Brands to Try Right Now

  1. Henry Mckenna Single Barrel 10-Year.
  2. Glenfiddich 21 Year Gran Reserva.
  3. Uncle Nearest 1856.
  4. Redbreast 12-Year.
  5. Knob Creek Cask Strength Rye.
  6. The Macallan Sherry Oak 12 Years Old.
  7. Suntory Toki Japanese Whisky.
  8. George Dickel Barrel Select.

Is Aberlour a double cask whisky?

All Aberlour Whisky are ‘double cask matured’ except the A’bunadh, a no-age-statement single malt whisky released only in limited batches by the company. The Aberlour 12-Year-Old is matured in traditional Oak barrels and ex-Sherry barrels lending a deeply elegant and complex character to the single malt.

What is Aberlour 12-year-old whisky?

The Aberlour 12-Year-Old is matured in traditional Oak barrels and ex-Sherry barrels lending a deeply elegant and complex character to the single malt. The maturation period of 12-years results in a smooth, yet intense whisky that is packed with flavor and a terrific texture.

What is your review of Aberlour 10 year old?

Aberlour 10 year old was one of the very first single malts that I ever tried and considering how much I love Aberlour Abunadh, you pretty much pick the batch, I was quite pleased to see a sample in my calender, especially of one I hadn’t tried before.

Would you pay $35 for Aberlour 12?

Found a small liquor store today that has a few bottles of the Aberlour 12 priced very attractively at $35. Naturally, I sprung for one and upon opening it tonight enjoyed it particularly for the more surprisingly pronounced sherry cask influence than I get from my Father’s Day gift bottle, the Balvenie 12 Doublewood.