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Glen Moray 2011

Overall rating
86.83/100
votes
16
Whiskybase ID
WB130705
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Hand Bottled at the Distillery
Vintage
2011
Bottled
2019
Casktype
Peated Virgin Oak Finish
Casknumber
6002418
Strength
58.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 May 2019 5:17 pm by Vassago Clynelish
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 64.00

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Moray 2011

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.83 points

  1. LordBellamy scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    with water: it doesn't need it, but it also works very well with a little water

    Conclusion: Successful, like so many malts, the young malt with peat goes very well, plus the creaminess of the Virgin Oak Cask, it looks fresh, has strength, the peat is not too powerful. I would have guessed blindly on a laphi.
    • Nose
      well-balanced peat smoke with some ashy elements, plus creamy sweetness with vanilla, a few stone fruit, mirabelle plums and peaches, although you can feel its youth, the alcohol is well integrated, slightly mineral, malty
    • Taste
      N: well-balanced peat smoke with some ashy elements, plus creamy sweetness with vanilla, a few creamy, great honey sweetness, peat smoke, slightly mineral, even some iodine (Laphroaigh !!)
    • Finish
      long and pleasant with peat, light fruits and iodized salt

  2. ConvalRen scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Balanced, good finishing.
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Noface83 scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

    Really great young smoker with a lot of strength (but does not need water). I have to admit - the Moray Smoke did it to me - harmonizes pointed with the malt character. In this bottling are still great spicy wood notes to what makes the sum of a top-malt for me.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Aromatic ashy smoke, earthy undertones, freshly cut wood, a hint of pear fruit, fresh malt and some vanilla, black pepper, menthol cigarette, a pinch of clove and cinnamon
    • Taste
      86 86
      Strong impact, tingling fresh, full and ashen, warming smoke, herbs and slightly peppery, again cinnamon and mineral earthy notes.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Warm and peppery (light chilli-catch), malty sweet, vanilla, warm ashes and scorched herbs, light floral bitterness as of dried tea-leaves, spicy oak notes and a dash of lemon juice.

  4. Ainulindale scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    A magnificient look in the glencairn with its golden hue, yet to me a bit inbalanced. I'd have liked this spirity aspect to be a bit toned down. Good, but felt young. Interesting aspect brought by the virgin oak finish though.
    • Nose
      82 82
      Smoke and ash on the nose, a very fresh impression with a solventy background
    • Taste
      86 86
      Caramel, vanilla, some softg spices, cinammon & praline (chestnut and such)
    • Finish
      82 82
      Very alcoholic going towards a bonfire finish

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