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Glendronach 1990

Overall rating
90.31/100
votes
22
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Batch 16
Vintage
25.04.1990
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
27 years old
Casktype
Pedro Ximénez Sherry Puncheon
Casknumber
7902
Number of bottles
632
Strength
52.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Feb 2018 9:19 am by Holbech
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 477,27

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22 × member ratings

58 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1990

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.31 points

  1. dramspotter scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    It has its merit but it doesn't quite hang together or meet my expectations; one should not expect a big bang from such an old whisky but I don't think the followthrough from nose to finish is especially welcoming
    • Nose
      christmas cake to start, but woody notes start to come to the fore; floor polish
    • Taste
      thinner than one would expect, but keeps a sweet sticky edge
    • Finish
      medium->long; dries quite a bit; the wood notes are there but they are not overly distracting, a slight bovril quality

  2. Dram Brigade scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    What not to love about this whisky! Strong dark chocolate and fruit cake nose, both fresh berries and dried fruits taste, long finish with sherry oak fragrant. An easy 90 pointer!
    • Nose
      Strong dark chocolate right after polish oak, oily juicy fruit cake, some old leather, then cocoa powder again~ hints of vanilla syrup at the back and quite some sweet fragrant. After a sip, even stronger dark chocolate and old oak. Lovely!
    • Taste
      Dark fruits combine with sweet red berries. Chewy oak, dark chocolate mints, hints of PX at the back.
    • Finish
      Long and rich, bittersweet mints and oak fragrance.

  3. Amsterdam did not rate this whisky Specialist

    Batch 16 contains the following bottles:
    1989 cask 5476
    1990 cask 1014
    1990 cask 7003
    1990 cask 7902
    1992 cask 103
    1992 cask 127
    1992 cask 334
    1993 cask 55
    1993 cask 445
    1995 cask 3311
    1995 cask 4038
    2002 cask 4648
    2004 cask 3342
    2005 cask 1451
    2006 cask 1979

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