Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
25 years old
Sherry Casks
48.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
L 15 01 18
Added on
22 Feb 2018 7:00 pm by Jevan

Average value

€ 304.44

7 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

49 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 25-year-old

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.95 points

  1. wako93 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    For me the best in comparison with the GG21 and the GG 1998 Hotte Cask.
    Easier a true gentleman. He has everything I expect from a nice mature sherry malt.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Very elegant and flattering. Here I also find dark forest berries, dates and raisins. At the same time also roasted nuts. In addition, light cocoa notes. Also hints of strawberry and vanilla. The Malt looks very balanced and perfectly adjusted.
    • Taste
      92 92
      A short date raisin kick, before a beautiful spice cake note enters into a beautiful interplay. Again, the malt looks very elegant. It stimulates the salivation and creates a great mouthfeel. Roasted nuts, gingerbread spices and slightly tart notes keep a perfect balance.
    • Finish
      90 90
      First very creamy, then drier. Again dried fruits and cocoa.
      Finish is very long. If you drive your tongue through the mouth, a nice bitterness will spread again.

  2. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    This bottling of the 25er Glengoyne standard from 15.1. 2018 is a very good "old sherry malt". Unlike bottlings from before 2018, however, this bottling emphasizes pronounced oak, forest soil and even delicate sulfur aromas, and the deep plum sweetness and enormous density between the "old library" and the plum roaster of older bottlings is no longer enough for this 2018 bottling.
    • Nose
      93 93
      Oak, herbs such as chervil and marjoram, for the first time with a filling of the Glengoyne 25y light sulfur air, ripe plums, old library, damp forest floor.
    • Taste
      91 91
      In this bottling from 2018, the oak is immediately and strongly present, as are the herbs and the damp forest soil, all of which again blown by a delicate brimstone. The ripe plum comes in the second wave; the fruits remain clearly in the background, the first violin playing oak, forest soil and leather.
    • Finish
      90 90
      In the medium-long finish, the palate impression continues, with continued dominate leather and intense oak bitterness.

  3. Igitor scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  4. DenverbroncosDuke scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    It's a classic sherry bomb. He sets clear priorities on wood and sherry ...
    • Nose
      90 90
      SHERRY !!! From A - Z .... darkest dried fruits, great sweetness, mjam mjam.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Extremely warming, very spicy and aromatic,
    • Finish
      87 87
      A bit sharper and more astringent than expected, a lot of oak / wood.

  5. Roland7 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Confectionery and mineral! Toffee, condensed milk, grapes, plums, honey, spices, cookies, aged brandy, rotten wood, fallen leaves, glue, sulfur.

  6. PEATYBOI scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

  7. IIIZIII scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Fresh and full with lots of chocolate. Complex toffee and fudge. Plum, dark fruits, lots of stewed fruit wth brown sugar. Dark forest honey. Complex, and all the detailes are subtle, even a slight hint of sour note in the back. With water it is getting towards to the stewed fruits. Figs and dates
    • Taste
      SLightly hot, spirity arrival. Then the development is extremely unique, with the dark chocolate and the bitter cocoe/coffee finish. Brown sugar
    • Finish
      Amazing bitter complexity


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