Aberlour A'bunadh

Aberlour A'bunadh Single Malt Scotch

Product Details:

  • Name: Aberlour A'bunadh Single Malt Scotch
  • Type: Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Age: No Age Statement (NAS)
  • Region: Speyside, Scotland
  • Alcohol by Volume (ABV): Typically cask strength, around 60-65%
  • Available at: Third Base Market & Spirits

Overview: Aberlour A'bunadh, known for its bold and robust character, is a popular expression from the Aberlour distillery, located in Scotland's Speyside region. Unlike traditional Scotch whiskies with age statements, A'bunadh is a non-age statement (NAS) whisky, renowned for its cask strength and rich, sherry-influenced flavors.

Production: The production of Aberlour A'bunadh follows the traditional methods of single malt Scotch whisky production:

  1. Ingredients: Crafted from 100% malted barley, pure water from the Ben Rinnes mountain, and select yeast strains.

  2. Malting: The barley is malted without the use of peat, preserving the distillery's signature fruit-forward character.

  3. Mashing: Malted barley is mashed to extract fermentable sugars.

  4. Fermentation: Yeast is introduced to the sugary wort, leading to fermentation and alcohol production.

  5. Distillation: The spirit undergoes distillation in copper pot stills, creating a clear, high-proof new make spirit.

  6. Maturation: Aberlour A'bunadh is matured in a combination of Spanish Oloroso sherry casks, imparting deep color and rich, fruity flavors. Importantly, it is bottled at cask strength, without dilution.

Tasting Notes: Aberlour A'bunadh is known for its intense and complex flavor profile:

  • Appearance: Deep, mahogany-like color, a testament to the influence of sherry casks.

  • Aroma: The nose is a burst of rich, dried fruits, including raisins and sultanas, intertwined with hints of warm spices, such as cinnamon and cloves. Dark chocolate and toffee notes are also present, with a subtle nuttiness.

  • Palate: On the palate, you'll experience a symphony of flavors, dominated by sherry-soaked fruits, complemented by sweet honey and caramel. The high ABV provides a robust, full-bodied mouthfeel.

  • Finish: The finish is exceptionally long and warming, with a balance of oak spices, dried fruits, and a lingering sweetness that stays with you.

Packaging: Aberlour A'bunadh is typically presented in a distinctive packaging that reflects its character as a cask-strength whisky. The bottle design often includes details about the specific batch, as each release can vary in ABV and flavor nuances.

Serving: This whisky is best enjoyed with a few drops of water to tame its cask strength and reveal its full range of flavors. Sipping it slowly allows you to appreciate its bold and complex nature.

Conclusion: Aberlour A'bunadh Single Malt Scotch is a powerhouse of flavor and intensity. Its cask strength and sherry cask maturation result in a whisky that's beloved by enthusiasts seeking bold, rich, and unapologetically intense experiences. Whether you're exploring the world of cask strength whisky or searching for a unique and memorable dram, Aberlour A'bunadh, available at Third Base Market & Spirits, is a remarkable choice that captures the essence of Speyside's finest.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Matthew M.
Fantastic Dram


Diane S.
Great buy

I could not be more pleased with my online order, shipping process and delivery of my order. I would definitely recommend.

Mike C
Two Thumbs Up!!

First time tasting this Scotch and it was smooth for such a high proof.

3rd Base delivered prior to the anticipated date and the bottle was in the tube which was surrounded by bubble wrap. Will order again.

Melissa L
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Wonderful Scotch and great packaging and delivery!

Roman Kosiborod

Great scotch!