Glenglassaugh Revival

Category Single Malt from Highlands, Scotland
Distillery
District Eastern Highlands
Bottler Distillery Bottling
Bottled 2012
Age 03 years old
Strength 46.0 % Vol.
Size 700 ml
Price 34,50$ 45,54£ 27,26
Uncolored Non-chillfiltered
Hvdree Review note
a couple of days ago
Hvdree gave this whisky 79 points
Weighted Rate
79
Nose
81
Initial taste
80
Body
78
Finish
77
Price
78
Presentation
80
Georges Review note
about a week ago
Georges gave this whisky 82 points
Weighted Rate
82
Nose
82
Initial taste
83
Body
81
Finish
80
Price
85
Presentation
80
Georges Tasting note
about a week ago
Georges gave this whisky 82 points
Color
Old gold
Nose

Rich, some smoke, ginger, grass

Taste

Creamy, honey, oak, ginger

Finish

Long, bitter, pepper

Comments

Very promising!

Angelos Tasting note
a couple of months ago
Angelos gave this whisky 85 points
Color
Amber
Nose

Associatoins of red wine and sherry, certain youth ( 3 years ), hints of caramel and honey even mead, touch of sourness (balsamico)

Taste

Sweet with quite a lot of sherry, coconut, dark sultanas, cinnamon, ripe cherries, hazelnuts, slightly dark chocolate and christmas character

Finish

Medium with tannins from the oak

Comments

The best 3 year old whisky I have tried so far!

Toffie76 Tasting note
a couple of months ago
Toffie76 gave this whisky 79 points
Color
Deep copper
Nose

Ouch, du soufre. Ça faisait longtemps, je me demandais si j'y étais toujours sensible. La réponse est oui. Cela mis à part, le nez est pas mal. Sur le zeste d'orange, la noix, un peu de résine . Un léger picotement alcooleux , aussi. Mais bon, c'est un petit jeune....

Taste

On retrouve malheureusement le soufre . Le développement est assez agréable et de longueur moyenne. Un peu de cuir, une petite touche de tourbe/fumée, mais pas très définie . La confusion entre tourbe et sherry sème le doute.

Finish

Amertume, épices , cuir.

Comments
GLEN MAUR Review note
a couple of months ago
GLEN MAUR gave this whisky 82 points
Weighted Rate
82
Nose
83
Initial taste
82
Body
82
Finish
81
Price
84
Presentation
83
Norbs Note
less than a year ago
Norbs gave this whisky 77 points

I've had better and I've had (much) worse, but considering its very young age, I think this is a promising whisky. Sweet (caramel/vanilla), fruity (orange), a bit spicy. Not bad at all. Very curious what this will do from say 7yo.

Ailios Note
less than a year ago
Ailios gave this whisky 82 points

I've never come across a flavour profile quite like this, it has a totally unique character. It's quite sweet, I get a lot of caramel/toffee and bananas along with tea, dried fruits, plums, pears, there's a bit of a green/leafy note and a faint saltiness. It also has a note reminiscent of bitter (as in beer). Not surprisingly it does come across as a bit young (not spirity though) but if the folks at Glenglassaugh can produce a whisky this interesting in under 4 years I'm very much looking forward to 2018 when they release their 10 year old.

KayMeertens Tasting note
less than a year ago
KayMeertens gave this whisky 81 points
Color
Old gold
Nose

Creamy caramel, lime, red berries, vanilla and a slight coastal peatiness. Pretty good nose for such a young whisky, especially the sherry influence.

Taste

Caramel, lime, red berries, brambles, orange and a little spice.

Finish

Red berries, caramel, raisins and soy sauce.

Comments

For its age, this is quite good already.

Eclectic Scotchist Note
less than a year ago
Eclectic Scotchist gave this whisky 64 points

The Revival was too young and unfinished to leave a great impression on me at this age (3 years). Nonetheless, the quality seems to be there and I am looking forward to a 10 Y.O. expression or similar. Promising indeed.

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Overall rating All versions
95 member votes
79.19
Average review ratings All versions
Weighted Rate
81.00
Nose - Aroma
82.00
Initial taste
81.67
Body
80.33
Finish
79.33
Price
82.33
Presentation
81.00
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