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Glenrothes Whisky Maker's Cut

Overall rating
85.09/100
votes
59
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Soleo Collection
Bottled
2018
Casktype
First Fill Sherry Casks
Strength
48.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5010314306847
Added on
14 Sep 2018 10:41 am by Dramned!
Uncolored

Average value

€ 63,59

14 × in wishlist

59 × member ratings

103 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenrothes Whisky Maker's Cut

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.09 points

  1. GlenBenDalen scored this whisky 89 points Newbie

    Krass! about 67 € and NAS - what should you expect big there? To make it short: MUCH!
    Certainly by far the best NAS whisky I've ever tried. Despite 48% vol. The alcohol is almost creamy soft integrated. No trace of youth - it looks more like a set older whisky> 18 years. Lots of vanilla, with already noticeable oak and a perfectly integrated sherry barrel influence. Everything rather in the dark direction with complexity, which brings only the age with the time. The typical Glenrothes earthiness comes from time to time to the fore.

    Very good price / performance ratio. You can buy it without hesitation and have a lot of fun with it. I know some whiskys> 18 years, which I would leave without problems on the shelf. Again, something learned: When NAS is done with brain and mind conscientious, it can also get really good stuff around.
    I remember the old Royal Lochnagar Selected Reserves. Unfortunately, it's not easy anymore and cheap to get. Rightly!

  2. Myst111 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    The perfect whisky when it's cold outside and you're sitting in front of a fireplace. So far the best sherry bomb I've drunk (and there were already some). Absolutely top for the price.
    • Nose
      Sherry, caramel, oranges, honey, oak,
    • Taste
      Creamy, warming, sherry, vanilla, caramel
    • Finish
      Medium to long, some nutmeg

  3. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    a lot of sulfur notes,
    Glenrothes character is nothing left
    if I'm honest then I'm disappointed that this OA is like many sherry UAs; what shoud that?
    I read that Gordon Motion wanted to show what Glenrothes can do in a sherry keg; Why? There are already the UAs.
    The OAs should stand out from the UAs and can draw on the full at the barrels! (my opinion)

    For all those who wanted an OA who has more the sulphurous notes of the UAs .... please be there very much
    • Nose
      heavy, sulfur (so rotten eggs), oak, musty, neat sherry, sweetness, caramel
      later vanilla
    • Taste
      oily, full, powerful on the palate
      Oak is more, spicy, the alcohol bounces something, bitter, sulfur, later dark caramel
    • Finish
      long
      Oak, bitter

  4. MadScientist scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. SimpleSample scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Plv ok
    • Nose
      83 83
      Sherry...man richt die 48,8% Vanille und flora
    • Taste
      83 83
      Süße Sherry mit einer Portion würze
    • Finish
      85 85
      Süss und fruchtig...mittel

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