Glenallachie is an obscure malt distilllery which produces large quantities of liquid for Chivas blends.
This distillery was a new one on me. Douglas Laing have an in stock, Old Particular of a weird distillery, so I thought I'd give it a pop. Question is with these "for mass blending" malts, how much do they care?
February 1992, Cask #10422, Refill barrel, 181 bottles.
Body - Much spicier than anticipated and much more masculine. Spritely, sappy and slightly bitter, but malty and competent. With water, weaker but better integrated.
Finish - Kind of short and uneventful. No flaws, just short.
What's not good about it - Unexciting delivery. Extremely restrained, almost like white wine.
What's good about it - Delicate, feminine and enticing nose.