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Overall rating
86.60/100
votes
9
Whiskybase ID
WB129631
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Berry Bros & Rudd (BR)
Vintage
2005
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
12 years old
Casknumber
1936
Strength
58.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Germany Exclusive
Added on
13 Apr 2019 1:03 pm by tomfa
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 92.90

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9 × member ratings

13 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 2005 BR

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.60 points

  1. ctu scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. markjedi1 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Deutsche Freunde

    Glengoyne is that beautiful distillery – I visited them in 2011 if memory serves, what a visit that was! – that lies on the border between the Lowlands and the Highlands. The stillhouse is in the Highlands while the warehouses are across the motorway that forms the imaginary border, meaning that the casks mature in the Lowlands. Anyway… today I’ll try a 12 year old single cask that was bottled by Berry Bros & Rudd for Germany. It’s a bourbon casks, which is not very common for Glengoyne.

    Wonderfully fresh, candy-like and floral nose on vanilla, honey, buttercups and pineapple in its own juice. In my mind’s eye I get an images of an open field with luscious green grass, filled with yellow and purple flowers. Spring in the glass!

    Nicely creamy on the plate. And very sweet. Sweetened butter, vanilla, lots of citrus and apples, while fresh ginger and white pepper season it somewhat. Fairly simple, but pleasant. Good strength by the way. Does not need any water.

    The finish turn a tad more fruity. While the pepper slowly fades, I get some extra banana and kiwi on top of the apples and pineapple. Nice!

    Deutsche Freunde, du hast Glück, for this is a lovely malt.

  3. Dris scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. ctu scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    IB bourbon Glengoyne ?! Wow. Absolutely good without sherry.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Floral. Yellow fruits, honey, vanilla and spicy oak.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Powerful and creamy. Citruses, waxy green apple, milk caramel, ginger and white pepper.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Long, fruity, spicy.

  5. WhiskyEnthusiast scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Young, powerful, cotton candy sweetie. There is plenty of fun with water addition.

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