Overall rating
87.59/100
votes
26
Whiskybase ID
WB142675
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Poised and balanced
Vintage
30.10.2008
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Pedro Ximenez Hogshead Finish
Casknumber
96.31
Number of bottles
272
Strength
60.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 nov 2019 1:53 pm by Tauti
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Whisky reviews for Glendronach 2008 SMWS 96.31

3 users have left 3 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.59 points.

  1. FernetBranco scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

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  3. Huanglangxian58 scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

    Finally, I met 96 factories which I think are very good to drink. Let's have a feeling first.

    Deep gold, sweet flavor of brown sugar and jam, with a little flower fragrance; the entrance is smooth and sweet, and the back section is fried, with a sense of oily peach, with a little almond; followed by chocolate, cocoa aftertaste, with sweet dried fruit and sour plum, with a pleasant bitter bottom.

    It's very enjoyable to drink in large quantities. The wine is strong and has a long aftertaste. After adding water, the bitter bottom is eliminated, and the taste is better. This one is worthy of that score. It's really good. I prefer to drink with water.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      89 89

  4. dramspotter did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS Tasting Notes: We were talking many emotions and true passion here just like in a Bolero (slowed down version of a rumba) from Andaluci­a. Hot, sweet, perfumed, gracious, seductive even slightly provocative aromas were teasing us. On the palate; smooth and rounded, sweet and sultry like a dulce Seville orange wine sipped whilst watching a sunset over the ocean next to your loved one. A drop of water and it was like a warm embrace and a tender sweet kiss whilst the sun disappeared into the sea. After eight years in an ex-bourbon hogshead we transferred this whisky into a first-fill PX hogshead.

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