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Glenfiddich Fire & Cane

Overall rating
84.38/100
votes
130
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Experimental Series No. 04
Bottled
22.08.2018
Casktype
Rum cask finish
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L32C 4716 2208
Barcode
5010327305585
Added on
18 Apr 2018 4:09 pm by vis

Average value

€ 50.33

71 × in wishlist

130 × member ratings

545 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich Fire & Cane

24 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.38 points

  1. LordBellamy scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Water: No, it's pretty thin

    Conclusion: And again a successful experiment that transfers Glenfiddich to another level. Harmonious and well-balanced, in the mouth then the surprising after the nose Torfexplosion, while he returns in the finish to its roots. But unfortunately too weak on the chest, why not fill a drop with 46%? Then this malt would have become a hit with a little more maturity.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Gentle, but noticeable dry smoke (charcoal fire, smoked bacon), preserved fruits such as peach, pineapple and apricot, malty and sugary sweetness of beet syrup (Grafschafter Goldsaft), overall very harmonious, but a bit thin
    • Taste
      85 85
      he starts with a marked sweetness of sugar and a fruit cocktail, then the smoke hits with unexpected violence, the smoke also has significantly more peat flavors than in the nose
    • Finish
      85 85
      unfortunately this is a bit too short, next to the peat smoke, of course, the sweetness comes through again, but this does not dominate, behind you can then notice with the pear notes, carried by some oak the typical Fiddich 12yo distillery character

  2. Achany scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    sweet Glenfiddich, very complex and gentle, blossoms, vanilla, sweet green gruits, and then there is some peat! the peat it not overwhelming, just hints of it in there, but that mingels perfectly whith the light Glenfiddich style of this younger Single Malt. With a higher ABV this might have been even better ... but that is just an uneducated guess. Real fine dram!

  3. Dottore scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Delicious Glenfiddich with a fair price. Roasted aromas on the nose, freshly roasted cocoa. Somewhat floral-flowery and quite fresh-fruity. Glenfiddich typical apple and some pears. Bread notes. Gentle on the palate, too gentle for me, 46 or 48% would have been desirable here, Glenfiddich gave away a lot of potential, incomprehensible! Light oak, some vanilla and cinnamon. White chocolate. Apricot. The finish is subtly bitter. Cocoa and rather short. Conclusion: Beautiful whisky, which unfortunately was not allowed to fully develop its potential. Nevertheless, successful experiment! 83 points

  4. Dris scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. Azraelbleu scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

  6. Tano77 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  7. Mark Renton scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  8. schengel10 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    An obviously partly young, but nevertheless good and interesting Speyside- Malt - Successful series - fair price!
    • Nose
      fruity (peach, apricot), malt, spice, very soft wood smoke;
    • Taste
      intense tingling fruity onset, yellow fruit, juicy oranges, spices, oak, subtle smoke, cereals, malt; complex;
    • Finish
      a short, sweet, malty finish!

  9. RobIsrael scored this whisky 60 points Member Senior

    This is not whisky, it is more some old lady's parfum. I am sorry but this kind of marketing juice is not for me.

  10. Kachnak scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

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