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Gelston's 26-year-old

Overall rating
90.83/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Old Irish Whiskey
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
26 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Barrels
Number of bottles
144
Strength
54.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Blue Box
Added on
12 Apr 2018 7:24 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 372,79

21 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

42 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Gelston's 26-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.83 points

  1. detachedblue scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Very dry and vegetal here, big oak tree extracts, almost like gin, a lot of herbal notes, sweet and light.
    • Taste
      Wow, it becomes big here, rich tropical notes, mango cream, very classic tropical-style Irish whisky here, fresh grass with cream, light smoke.
    • Finish
      Long, oak spices, bitter herbs, mints.

  2. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasted in the evening in 15th position.

    Exotic nose, very liquor in the spirit, but it stays a little closed. (And I lack patience)

    Explosion of exotic fruits, very beautiful volume of aromas in the mouth.

    Final crackling!

    Enthusiasm
    Nose 3/5
    Mouth 4/5
    Final 5/5

    Whisky n ° 2055

  3. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2018/04/04/whiskylive-2018-day-2-part-2-2/

    MARCH '18

    C: Where richness and youthfulness are abound in equal measure. Very decent juice bottled at an awesome age.

    Scores a B

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    OCTOBER '18

    A revisit to make sure, given how so many rave about it. I thought it very good [Blog87], save for the +£300 price-tag.

    N: Ashy [char] rich cream.
    T: Sour cream with a sweet touch and later, suggestions of sweetcorn.
    F: Mild liquorice=aniseed finish.
    C: Again, it’s decent stuff but I’ll take four various Hunter Laing single cask bottles for the same cash.

    Scores a B

  4. Kalleholzbein scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    I had high expectations of the Gelston before the tasting and was not disappointed. Nice strong nose, smells like Irish :) the 54% are well integrated. In the mouth really great, high quality! Long finish, stays nice in the mouth. Great whisky if you are Irish!
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      92 92

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