Glen Garioch 21-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Green Ceramic Decanter
Stated Age
21 years old
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
03 oct 2009 5:18 pm

Average value

€ 269.52

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26 × member ratings

36 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glen Garioch 21-year-old

9 users have left 9 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.58 points.

  1. olegborgol scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Excellent malt - fruit-tobacco-nut, there are a few smoky notes, the taste is also rich - sherry, honey, spices, wood complements, the finish is pleasant and warming, medium. 22.5-22.5-22-22

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  3. Макс scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    22 22 21 22 87

    old school, very tasty, drinkability is beyond praise! they don't do that anymore ...

  5. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Blenders glass
    Nose: sherry, smoked fruit notes, hazelnut, tanned leather, Erinmore pipe tobacco, woody notes, dried fruit compote. The flagship has some note that my rustic nose does not allow me to identify, but it is clearly audible - I will call it "charred log drowned in sea water" 23
    The taste is luxurious, complex, body, falls on the receptors like a waterfall, first sherry sweetness, and finally tart and spicy 23
    Lasting aftertaste, sherry, woody, tart and astringent 22
    Perfectly balanced, slightly peaty (smoked) malt, completely different from modern B22 releases
    Total: 90

  6. Funtik scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    22 21 22 22

  7. KonstUA scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Nose 22, taste 22, finish 22, balance 22

  8. ezioaudit scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

  9. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Floral and fruity but a bit weak and metallic

  10. mikespike scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    I have opened this decanter to celebrate with my brother-in-law the birth of his son. I am not a sucker for ceramic decanters as they often are used to increase the price and the apprearance of an otherwise mediocre malt whisky.
    I was however surprised by the smoothness of this bottling, also by the many floral and fruity notes and the excellent balance -so I rate this 92 points (without having done a tasting versus other bottlings at that very day). One thing is very clear- the recent usual 21YO Glen Garioch bottlings are not playing in the same league but in my opinion in the 80-85 points range, thus not being money well spent. Just my humble opinion. Cheers, Mike


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