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
Label Distilled, matured & bottled at Glenglassaugh Distillery
Price 34.90$ 42.93£ 27.57
Uncolored Non-chillfiltered
Sjaunja Note
a couple of days ago

How to distinguish the Revival batches:

1st batches were bottled on site, this is mentioned on the label:
Distilled, matured & bottled at Glenglassaugh Distillery, Portsoy, Scotland

The following batches are being bottled at Newbridge Bond.
This bottling plant belongs to BenRiach distillers.

Label: no hints concerning where the whisky has been distilled, matured or bottled.

Nearly all online stores are showing old product pictures

Sjaunja Note
a couple of days ago

From the blog June 12th, 2012:

Revival
At long last we have managed to release our first whisky , Revival, made entirely since we re-started in 2008 and which is widely available. For us at the distillery it seems to have been a long time in coming and we have taken great care in the preparation of the product and the packaging so that we delivered a quality product of which we were proud.
For those of you who have yet to try it, the whisky is a marriage of first fill and refill casks which have been finished for 6 months in first fill Oloroso sherry casks. The result is a robust whisky, sweet and fruity while rounded and creamy with perfect balancing sherry notes and a slight whiff of sea-air.
While we were pleased with the finished product the real test is how it would be received by customers and we have been extremely pleased by the very positive feedback which included some great tasting reviews from writers and bloggers and a fantastic bronze award in the under £35.00 category at the Scottish Field Awards.

JacobaEd Review note
a couple of months ago
JacobaEd gave this whisky 83 points
Weighted Rate
83
Nose
86
Initial taste
82
Body
82
Finish
80
Price
84
Presentation
86
magic_slim Tasting note
a couple of months ago
magic_slim gave this whisky 76 points
Color
Old gold
Nose

Wet tobacco, walnuts and a little bit of smoke at first nosing. Musty and sour, wet bark. After a while notes of ice cream float and Kahlua are coming up. Changes a lot with pleasant and unpleasant aspects.

Taste

Cold coffee and cheap sherry, oaky, somehow bitter and dry. Not very enjoyable in my opinion.

Finish

Long with the coffee-sherry-oaky aromas lingering on. A whiff of smoke. Has a slightly metallic aftertaste.

Comments

Okay for a 3 year old Scotch whisky, but not a whisky to buy for enjoyment.

Hvdree Review note
a couple of months ago
Hvdree gave this whisky 79 points
Weighted Rate
79
Nose
81
Initial taste
80
Body
78
Finish
77
Price
78
Presentation
80
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Georges Review note
less than a year 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
less than a year 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
less than a year 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
less than a year 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
less than a year ago
GLEN MAUR gave this whisky 82 points
Weighted Rate
82
Nose
83
Initial taste
82
Body
82
Finish
81
Price
84
Presentation
83
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Overall rating All versions
105 member votes
78.93
Average review ratings All versions
Weighted Rate
81.50
Nose - Aroma
83.00
Initial taste
81.75
Body
80.75
Finish
79.50
Price
82.75
Presentation
82.25
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