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Glengoyne Teapot Dram

Overall rating
89.21/100
votes
79
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Distillery Only
Bottled
2018
Casktype
First Fill Oloroso Casks
Casknumber
Batch 006
Number of bottles
2772
Strength
59.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
24 Nov 2018 4:52 pm by TheWhiskyDungeon
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 243.39

28 × in wishlist

79 × member ratings

313 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne Teapot Dram

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.21 points

  1. TheWhiskyphiles scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    Fantastic Sherry Bomb, possibly one of the best of this series!

    Full review at
    https://thewhiskyphiles.com/2018/11/26/glengoyne-teapot-dram-batch-6/
    • Nose
      Dried fruits; raisin, fig, dates but also fresh greengages, apple and pineapple, cocoa-dusted cherries, green oak wood and toffee.
    • Taste
      Fruity, cherry lips sweeties, cranberry, blackcurrant, cherry, raisin, acacia honey, demerara sugar, chocolate-coated toffee, red apples, soft cinnamon spice and green oak wood.
    • Finish
      Long, sweet dried fruits and freshly-sawn oak timber or pencil shavings.

  2. Dramned! scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    But all my expectations for this whisky were not only met, but exceeded in all respects. By type, he is already in the direction of an A'bunadh or Glenfarclas 105, but I find him in a direct comparison much more complex and complex, everything is wonderfully structured. Again and again looking for weak spots, I could not find any. At most in the price based on the age of the whiskys - there seem to be over 100 euros exaggerated. But for what you get offered here, no penny is wasted.
    • Nose
      Sweet, fat and fruity are the first impressions. Thickened grapes and dark, viscous syrup from sugar beet smell from the glass and make for an irresistible sweet-spicy start. Pickled dates in honey and orange slices sprinkled with cane sugar and flambé let the saliva flow. It's getting darker and spicier, damp tobacco leaves and scuffed bare leather with those harsh notes that get in your nose when you put on an old ragged and sweaty leather jacket - superb. Sweet aromatic raisins and lots of dried fruit. Even slightly damp oak wood is there and brings nice scratchy, roasted roasted aromas. Alcohol does not sting your nose once.
    • Taste
      Despite the almost 60% no burning or excessive sharpness, but the flavors are driven from the beginning with a fabulous force. Juicy prunes peppered with cinnamon and cloves, plus the spicy sugar beet syrup and dark Demerara sugar. And then oak and more oak. Orange peel and tannins tingle on the tongue, in combination with the dark caramelized sugar of a crème brûlée open up real chasms of aromas. I can only shake my head in disbelief and ask myself how to get something like this with such young whiskys. Glengoyne is known for the care taken in selecting the barrels and they must have some very extraordinary and lively barrels in their stores. And nice that they make them so sympathetic to the masses, without any hype crap and stupid stories. Wow, a dram addictive.
    • Finish
      Quite short to medium long, but again with full force spicy and sweet, with many dark typical sherry aromas and old oak wood. Drying disappears, the sweetness and especially beautiful tart spices such as cinnamon and cloves and a hint of deep black liquorice sound the longest after warming.

  3. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Dave0707 scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      Shortbread, orange marmelade, sweet-sour, quince and caraway seed, there is always a light sour touch that reminds me on a spicial kind of ham and the crust of a roasted pork
      After tasting: shortbread again, ham and salted potatoes
      With one drop of water: its quite same but a little bit more intensive and sweeter, anise
    • Taste
      90 90
      Sweetness of candies, a minimum of 50 fruits hit me, probably kiwi? Yeah its kiwi; lemon candie,
    • Finish
      89 89
      Citrus, astringent, waxy, tar, a long finish

  5. Achany scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Just a Sherry bomb. dark red fruits, berries, dried apricots, spicy, a hint of oak, traces of nuts, some chocolate in there as well. the finish is really long lasting. very balanced malt, the Aromas mingle quite nicely and there is a constant change between sweet and spicey. that is some of the best Sherry malts I had in the recent years!

  6. Mark-E scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  8. TomAndIngrid scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Powerful strong! Rather a "steam kettle" dram than a Teapot dram. Can use a lot of water. Seems to be very young, it has probably taken good barrels, which have worked hard (beautiful color!) And had to fill quickly, in addition to the alcoholic sharpness too many bitter substances are pulled from the barrel and the whisky becomes too woody.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Dried fruits, dry sherry, walnut ice cream with cream liqueur. With water more chocolate and toasted notes come out.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Very alcoholic, raisins, peppery, woody, slightly astringent.
      With water, the alcohol in the background, the fruit notes come out better, but the woodiness remains to the end.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Long, very peppery, dry, woody.

  9. Murain scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Colour: Deep amber

    Notes from official website
    • Nose
      Fresh pineapple, digestive biscuits, rose hip, sherbet, rose petals
    • Taste
      Sweet treacle, cinnamon, marzipan, cloves, mouth-coating
    • Finish
      Long, sweetness, oak developing black peppercorn as it goes

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