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AW Exclusive Drams Pick Up Recommended Award from Whisky Magazine

New whisky awards for Abbey Whisky Exclusive drams!

We've just received some great news that another two of our exclusive drams have been awarded the prestigious 'Recommended Award' from Whisky Magazine! From the 19 drams tasted in issue #175, only 2 drams received the 'Recommended Award', our Tamdhu 12 year old and our exclusive single cask GlenAllachie. Both drams just missing out on the Editors Choice award by 0.1 points! Our latest Anon. release was also reviewed and scored highly, narrowly missing out on an award, receiving the Fourth highest score.

The tasters in this edition were Phoebe Calver and Christopher Coates, here's some quotes from their tasting notes on these single cask drams. 

Tamdhu 12 Year Old - 2008 | AW Exclusive 

Tamdhu 12 Year Old AW Exclusive - Recommended Award Whisky Magazine

Phoebe Calver - 8.6

"The strawberry sweetness has become more intense, with the addition of herbal tarragon softness. There's tonnes of fresh orchard fruit." 

"I would certainly enjoy sipping this over ice on a cold evening."

Christopher Coates - 8.4

"Spirit driven and intensely fruity, with green apple (Granny Smith), kiwi and strawberry. Then comes sourdough vanilla cake and crème patisserie with subtle cardamon and dusty hayloft." 

"Balanced and nicely spirit forward."


GlenAllachie 12 Year Old - 2008 | AW Exclusive

GlenAllachie 12 Year Old - 2008 | AW Exclusive | Recommended Award Whisky Magazine | Abbey Whisky

Phoebe Calver - 8.6

"Really delicate considering the ABV. There's a lot of almond goodness, new sandalwood and ginger spice heat. There's sweetness to it, kind of like stewed red apples and some leathery upholstery." 

"This is a lovely sweet treat and I can't think of a bad word to say."

Christopher Coates - 8.4

"Milk chocolate and damson plums, a touch of hickory and a dollop of black treacle. Coffee liqueur and black bean sauce. Black cherry jam and cedarwood blocks. There's bad of cinder toffee too." 

"One for the lovers of Black Forest gateau."

We've got very little stock remaining of each of these drams, along with Anon. Batch 4, which is all but gone so you'll have to be quick if you want to try these great releases.

Thanks to Whisky Magazine for reviewing and tasting our drams, always greatly appreciated.



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