Glenlossie 2008 ANHA

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Anam na h-Alba (ANHA)
Bottling serie
The Soul of Scotland
Calculated age
09 years old
Sherry Hogshead
Number of bottles
56.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
08 jan 2018 7:02 am by Räuberjäger
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 76.55

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39 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Glenlossie 2008 ANHA

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.78 points

  1. RobbievdB scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Well this Glenlossie is indeed quite young. But as the nose doesn’t do much, the taste is quite good. Mainly honey caramel sweetness and fruits. The alcohol is nicely integrated taste wise. Finish is nice as well. Too bad the nose can’t keep up. Decent modern young sherried whisky.

  2. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    The smell is quite similar to the Orkney-Fassstark forum bottling (ID 132253), brand "Junge Sherrykracher" and similar spicy sherry malt. The smell and the palate of the Glenlossie is very pleasantly intense, here comparable to the Tamdhu Batch Strength 002 (ID 89596) or the Edradour 2008 (ID 83779). In the finish it is short, which also prevents a 90-point rating for me. In any case, a fine, spicy sherry malt in barrel strength.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Intense sherry, herbs (marjoram), damp forest floor. Fine freshness; old oak floorboards; Plum. A couple of matchstick heads greet from afar. A fairly typical aroma of younger, well-matured sherry casks.
    • Taste
      90 90
      In the mouth, the malt comes prickly, rich in sherry and plum-sweet. The oak with marjoram and a damp wine cellar take on the seasoning role; the matchstick heads on the palate have almost completely disappeared. Nice intensity, the 56.5% (for those familiar with barrel strength!) Are well integrated and not too dominant.
    • Finish
      88 88
      The finish is surprisingly maximum medium in length and maintains the balance between sherry, spice and fruit. But, compared to similar malts, it flew away very quickly.

  3. Wummy scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    I tasted it during a tasting and was very enthusiastic ... was even more enthusiastic when I could get hold of a bottle of it ... and then came the disillusionment ... not soooo delicious as experienced ... how can that be. First of all, he needs air to breathe ... and secondly (it sounds a bit crazy) he needs a whisky that I taste the smoky ... then this one is a lot more delicious (I recommend the Bowmore 18 in the standard bottling). Try it!
    Addition after a few weeks standing 3/4 full bottle: The really needs oxidation and is now getting better if the bottle is not so full. Today keyed again and much better than before ... then I'll probably keep my spare bottle ... (Now 89 instead of 84 points!)
    • Nose
      Sour red fruits, raisins, dates, leather and pepper in the background, sour apple, light honey fragrance, vanilla, toffee and raspberries (If Bowmore before then felt: great barrel aroma, still significantly sweeter and stronger) ...
    • Taste
      Pepper, alcohol pushes, honey sweetness and sour apricot, oak .... Addition: now after prolonged oxidation in bottle (one month later) significantly more dark fruits, Scherrysuße, much yummy
    • Finish
      Honey, oak, dryness in the mouth, espresso (slight pleasant bitterness in the mouth), overall a short finish ... Addition: now after a long period of oxidation much longer finish with additional Scherrynoten and dark fruits, really yummy

  4. HunterRomario scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Tenth and last tasty whisky at the Radebeul festival. My first encounter with Glenlossie. Good whisky, like everything I tasted from the bottle of Anam to h-Alba.
    • Nose
      Sweet smell, something between the sherry and the sweet peat (which is only slightly present here), sweet guminess, earthyness, alumness. (85 b)
    • Taste
      Very sweet whisky, to my surprise, surprisingly. Strong influence of fresh and sweet sherry. In the end, it smacks of alcohol and it is even more sweet. (88 b)

  5. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    This is not a bad whisky, but I'm dominated by the youthful notes, despite the sherry barrel.
    • Nose
      Smells very frisky and somehow young, the sherry is there, but rather in a youthful fresh, and slightly acidic style. A few raisins, some vanilla, but also a bit too young, new make similar fruit notes.
    • Taste
      Powerful, pepper, a little pear, slightly sourish fruit notes, some tart oak, licorice
    • Finish
      dry, a lot of tobacco and here are also beautiful sherry and fruit notes to light.

  6. Dhugal MacArdry scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

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

  7. AH Whiskyvitrine scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86


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