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Glenmorangie The Original

Overall rating
80.41/100
votes
31
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
18.04.2017
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
1st & 2nd Fill American Oak Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L67923
Added on
17 Sep 2017 12:30 pm by Schubi2305

Average value

€ 31,55

2 × in wishlist

31 × member ratings

100 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenmorangie The Original

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.41 points

  1. schengel10 scored this whisky 68 points Connoisseur

    A very simple single malt without corners and edges - the entry into the Glenmorangie range;
    • Nose
      fruity (peach, tangerines, pears), mild, gentle;
    • Taste
      on arrival sweet and mild, then clear alcohol note, some oak; monotonous and one-dimensional;
    • Finish
      medium-long, fruity and sweet;

  2. Glenjasper scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    A good single malt for every day, from which you can drink two or three times. Compliant beginner whisky without corners and edges at a fair price.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Lots of honey, more honey, vanilla, sweetness
    • Taste
      84 84
      Lots of honey, then comes the vanilla, a touch of sweet fruit, a little oak
    • Finish
      75 75
      Unfortunately, not much is left. Some vanilla, caramel and green fruit in the background

  3. Max70 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. karloff scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. karloff scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    This has hardly changed at all down the years. Not as good as when I first tasted it but it was one of the very first one's. My palate has changed but I don't think the standard has dropped significantly. 
    • Nose
      Toffee, pear, vanilla, oak, honey, Kiwi fruit , pepper and almonds. This is the nose i remember, pleasant and refreshing. 
    • Taste
      You can really taste the oak in this. It is also a bit dry but this works with the oak very well. Sweet and grassy with a sprinkle of that white pepper. There is also some sort of plastic in there, it's the only downside but it doesn't effect it too much. 
    • Finish
      A medium chalky finish with candy, marshmallow and spice. 

  6. Frank1972 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      80 80

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