Aberlour 16 Year Old
Double Cask

70cl / 40%
  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Aberlour 16 Year Old / Double Cask
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A fruity and spicy release from Aberlour, this 16 year old has been matured in a combination of sherry butts and first-fill bourbon casks. Jim Murray scored it 94.5/100 in his 2015 Whisky Bible, describing it as 'a malt of unbridled magnificence'.
Distillery Bottling
16 Year Old


  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


  • Cinnamon Cinnamon
  • Raisins Raisins
  • Milk Chocolate Milk Chocolate
  • Toffee Toffee

Aberlour 16 Year Old Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Stuart P

    Nose: Fresh, with notes of toffee chews and milk chocolate, plus spicy oak.

    Palate: Well balanced, with tasty malty notes, rich toffee and a hint of sweet spice. Very drinkable.

    Finish: Rich and spicy.

  • Producer's Notes

    Colour: A warm, golden amber.

    Nose: Creamy with sweet raisin aromas and a spicy nuttiness.

    Palate: A smooth blend of floral and spicy flavours, paired with a sweet plum fruitiness and gentle oakiness.

    Finish: Gloriously long, with a warm, honeyed spiciness.

8 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    12 January

    Seen this Whisky but never tired it before and I am impressed very fine tipple

  • 5
    18 November 2017

    Great taste really enjoyed it

  • 2
    11 December 2015

    I used to buy this a lot, however since they dropped it from 43% to 40% it simply is not a patch on what it used to be, gutted, as used to adore this dram.

  • 5
    15 October 2015

    An amazingly rich scotch for the price. The 16yr is the perfect blend of sweet without becoming a dessert.

  • 5
    2 June 2015

    I have to reply to Grant - there is no ''classic smokey taste of whisky''. Speysides don''t carry smoke. Islay whiskys carry smoke. That''s what sets them apart. Aberlour is a classic Speyside so why expect smoke ? This is a fine, well rounded dram with the ubiquitous sweetness you would expect from this region.

  • 5
    1 September 2014

    on my list of favourites, I found it easy to drink, no water added and no after burn, strong but mellow, no hint of peat

  • 5
    22 June 2014

    Great taste

  • Grant 17 June 2014

    I was a little underwhelmed by this. It isn't like a whisky you see, the sherry cask takes over the flavour too much, and you end up with a cognac. It is nice and sweet, but for me, it lacks the classic smokey taste of whisky. If you don't add a drop of water, it will anesthetise your pallet too.