Tasting note: Glenfarclas 2008 (8-year-old, Christmas Edition)

Glenfarclas 2008 Christmas Edition

Fittingly, I received this Glenfarclas 2008 Christmas Edition whisky as a Christmas present (thank you!) and I enjoyed it quite a bit! 😉

Tasting note:

Color: Deep gold

Nose: Raisins, apple juice and cinnamon. The alcohol is still noticeable in this relatively young whisky.

Taste: Creamy mouth feel, if you take a big sip. Vanilla, followed by dark chocolate and spices.

Finish: Medium in length. Dark chocolate and a bitter fruitiness persist the longest.

Comments: Nice sherried whisky. Neither complex nor strong, but very enjoyable nevertheless — especially for the price! Drinking it to music by Doyle Bramhall II.

Rating: I rated this whisky 83 out of 100.
(Nose 20, Taste 21, Finish 21, Balance 21)

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“The Veil” by Doyle Bramhall II, off his album “Rich Man” (2016):