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Overall rating
85.00/100
vote
1
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
A pretzel-croissant
Vintage
01.06.2006
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
85.52
Number of bottles
289
Strength
56.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
02 May 2019 2:44 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 93,64

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Elgin 2006 SMWS 85.52

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.00 points

  1. Ainulindale scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Soooo pale, pale pale hay
    • Nose
      84 84
      Freshly overturned earth and iodine with a background of thyme. After water, very vinous with an herbal almost minty character
    • Taste
      84 84
      Tinge on the tongue giving away nutty notes and sweet custard going away to citrus. After water quite smooth and sweet mouthfeel, a tad buttery, clearly going away on sherry
    • Finish
      86 86
      Quite a strong finish on vanilla coming and going smoothly on berries - leaving the mouth dry

  2. dramspotter did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS Tasting Notes: A light Pinot grigio colour and a delicate aroma greeted The Panel. Slightly unripe apples, pears and apricots as well as vanilla, cut grass and crisp flatbread with honey, thyme and sea salt. On the palate; smooth like an almond milk cappuccino with the sugar blow-torched, served with a savoury salty ‘pretzel-croissant’ (shaped like a croissant but bathed in the golden brown glaze of a pretzel and sprinkled with sesame seeds). When we added some water the nose turned into a light and bright Manzanilla sherry served with olives and bread accompanied by an olive oil and balsamic dip.

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