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Glengoyne 1968

Overall rating
90.28/100
votes
85
Whiskybase ID
WB11146
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Vintage Reserve
Vintage
08.04.1968
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
White Oak Casks
Number of bottles
4500
Strength
50.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Oct 2009 11:32 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 1276.50

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 1968

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.28 points

  1. ARDBERG scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    This definetely improves with air, though does not touch the 90s for my taste. To me the white oak is just too loud and spicy. Though I just had 5cl to savour, fortunate people with a full bottle and more tries might argue otherwise...

    5cl sample.

  2. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    The nose would easily be 5 points below the end result, the mouth would save a lot.
    • Nose
      Rarely had so intense Old Bottle Flavor on your nose, despite a freshly opened bottle with no level problem, with a lot of patience and time a little milk chocolate, camphor, ricola, pear, quince, otherwise very dusty and grassy
    • Taste
      Brilliant American Oak sweetness emerges, pure apricot, honeydew melon, toffee, vanilla, marzipan, dessert wine, lychee, cognac, grapes, banana jellies
    • Finish
      Pure sugar candy, light, sweet oak, toffee, sweet pear, honey, medium length

  3. boborban scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    sergeNose: curiously grassy, with dried oranges. Kind of absent, dry and very grassy.
    Mouth: sweeter and much better than on the nose. Mint and milk chocolate,
    liquorice and oranges, Turkish delights. Very nice but not as stunning as many
    recent small batches but improves a bit after long breathing.

     

  4. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    【First】: Amber roasted coffee with deep reddish (+) Grape (giant peak) (+) Upper odoriferous momentum There is no over-awkward apricot (+) Modest Sherry feeling 【Middle】: Body is firmly wheat bell type blueness Plants sensation Milk coffee with a strong sweet prune time (smooth throat) nut almond 【Finish】: Returning priority Nose omission firmly Dry falling edge is standing edge (++) Noble http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=19686

  5. The Macallan scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Not a bad dram, if I had to chosse between the 30y old Glengoyne or the 1968, I would choose the 30y old. The standard 30y old has much more flavors to my liking.
    • Nose
      Apple, coconut and slightly sharp.
    • Taste
      Slightly round, dry, vanillins and a light sweetness.
    • Finish
      Very good with a powerfully after glow.

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