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Overall rating
85.50/100
votes
12
Whiskybase ID
WB108192
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Sweet enticements - citric zing
Vintage
29.08.2008
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
First Fill Bourbon Barrel
Casknumber
123.22
Number of bottles
234
Strength
61.7 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 Feb 2018 6:31 pm by Bosi
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 60.17

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 2008 SMWS 123.22

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.50 points

  1. FernetBranco scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Eilean a' Cheo scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    It needs water to open up, gains 2 points on the nose but looses one on the mouth
    • Nose
      83 83
      woody butyric some fresh citric notes struggle to shine through
    • Taste
      85 85
      sweet coissants pastries with citric marmalede
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. jmallios scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

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

  4. theograph did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    CASK No. 123.22

    Young & spritelySweet enticements – citric zing

    This nose is delicate as gossamer on a gosling; offering sweet enticements of biscuit assortments and chalky sweets in a kid’s lucky bag; parma violets shift slowly to scented geraniums. The neat palate is more of a mouth-tingling experience of humbugs, liquorice Imps and Victory V’s (a more grown-up sweetness than the nose); it also has a citric zing of lime sweets and popping candy. The reduced nose finds more fruity sweets, nougat and coffee and walnut cake with butter icing. The palate now combines apple strudel and raspberry sauce on vanilla ice-cream with cinnamon, clove and sugar-coated fennel seed warmth.
    Issueprice March pre-outturn: 52 GBP

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