Glen Moray 2008 9yo #5764 (Secret Spirits)

Glen Moray 2008 9yo #5764 (Secret Spirits)

This is a single cask bottling of a 9 year old Glen Moray by Secret Spirits. It was distilled in 2008 and bottled in 2017 at 58.2%. This cask is #5764.

This is a series of blind tastings from the “The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar 5th Edition” advent calendar. I do not know what is in the calendar, so every one of these reviews is 100% no prior knowledge.

1. Macduff 2003 14yo (Single Cask Nation)
2. Wemyss Wooden Chest
3. Lost Distillery Company Auchnagie Classic
4. Glen Moray 2008 9yo #5764 (Secret Spirits)
5. Craigellachie 12yo 2006 Cask Strength (Secret Spirits)
6. Exclusive Malts Islay Sherry Cask (Laphroaig)
7. Adelphi Breath of Speyside 2006 (11yo)
8. Balmenach 2004 13yo (Douglas Laing Old Malt Cask)
9. Glen Moray 2007 10yo (A.D. Rattray)
10. Royal Brackla 2006 11yo (Secret Spirits)
11. Wemyss Delicious Burst
12. Lost Distillery Company Stratheden Classic
13. Auchinderom - Peated Glenglassaugh (Malt Whisky Company)
14. Knockdhu 2009 9yo (A.D. Rattray)
15. Caol Ila 2009 9yo (Secret Spirits)
16. Wemyss Nectar Grove
17. Glentauchers 2008 10yo (Secret Spirits)
18. Glenallachie 2009 9yo (Secret Spirits)
19. Williamson (Laphroaig) 2005 13yo (A.D. Rattray)
20. Stones of Stenness Orkney Aged 18yo (Single Cask Nation)
21. Inchgower 1995 21yo (Hunter Laing Old Malt Cask)
22. Towiemore Archivist (Lost Distillery Company)
23. North British 1988 30yo (A.D. Rattray)
24. Inchmurrin 1996 21yo (Secret Spirits)
25. Glen Grant 1988 30yo (A.D. Rattray)

Distiller: Glen Moray
Bottler: Secret Spirits
Distilled: 2008
Bottled: 2017
ABV: 58.2%
Age: 9yo
Cask type: Bourbon
Source: The Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar (5th Edition)
Setting: Blind

Nose: Butterscotch, spun sugar, vanilla, light and heathery, honey, yellow apple.
Palate: Bursts in a hot cloud, starting buttery and fading with creaminess to…
Finish: Yellow toffee apple, honey, syrup and vanilla.
Overall: All friendly sugary fruity notes. It’s like a buttery apple pie in a glass, and while I did appreciate it, there is not a whole lot of intrigue here.
Rank: 4