borgom wrote:Has anyone tried batch 25 yet?
I have some, and I love it. I've never tried any of the others for comparison though.
Ganga wrote:We are so far behind out west. The newest batch I've seen is Batch 23...and it has been on the shelf for 6 months.
artmanjohn wrote:Well, here it is almost Thanksgiving 2009. I think I've given up on trying to find a bottle of batch #18. In my search there seems to be an abundance of new batches on the shelves. I live in Fort Worth, Texas.
Islaylee79 wrote:Opened Batch 26 and Batch 28 over the weekend to compare them side-by-side. Must say that me and a few guys in the whisky club were disappointed with Batch 28. The nose was what you'd expect (sherry; spice and christmas cake) but the palate was tainted..promising at first with some hints of dark rum/demerara sugar/almonds.....but the finish ends quicker then you'd imagine.....some sulphur as well which lets it down.........its a shame that there is so much variation between the casks as Batch 26 was amazing and one of my favorite.....anyone else have a similiar experience??
1Malt wrote:I may be a malt newb, but I bought a bottle of #27 for Christmas based on all the glowing reviews for the earlier batches but I am disappointed with a sulphur / burned-rubbery aftertaste that's unpleasantly bitter.
I've got about half the bottle left, so maybe letting it sit for a while with some air trapped above it in the bottle might help it out? I'm almost ashamed to say I've been adding a splash of Laphroig 10 to each dram, along with some water and/or an ice cube to drink it.
It's nothing like the bottle of Aberlour 16 y/o I've almost finished, which is extraordinarily pleasing to sip neat.
I'm sure I'll probably try the A'bunadh again some day, but I'll wait for some reviews on the particular batch number before I buy one.
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