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Glengoyne 10-year-old

Overall rating
84.70/100
votes
27
Whiskybase ID
WB14544
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Pure Malt
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
Clear Glass
Bottle code
SD 191
Bottled for
by Lang Brothers Limited
Added on
19 Mar 2010 3:11 pm
Non-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 150.00

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 10-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.70 points

  1. checkpointuk scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    https://www.kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=412

    Colour:
    gold
    Nose:
    Sweet malt with a lot of sticky honey is immediately in the jar. There is also leather, old sherry, waxy vanilla aromas, orange liqueur and very little seasoning. Overall, subtle, soft and harmonious on the nose.
    Taste:
    Thick, waxy, fresh and now a bit more spicy. Then it becomes bitter-herbaceous-bitter, but the sweet part starts at the same time. The notes of leather, malt, caramel, sugar liqueur, honey, sweet bread, cereals, liquorice, wood, chocolate, espresso and mocha fit and sound good, unfortunately however, do not hide the overall uneven impression.
    Finish:
    Medium length - now the sweetness slowly disappears and the wood becomes more intense. Fine hazelnut notes emerge and let the finish with vanilla and malt fade away a little more conciliatory.
    85 points
    N: 86P / G: 83P / F: 85P

  2. JacobaEd scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      80 80

  3. WhiskyLovingPianist did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    ‘Quite a mishmash’
    N: Dark rich gold in colour - so either theres an abundance of super old stuff in here or the E150a has been up to its old tricks, or hopefully a combination of both. Nosing then we have another ‘rugged’ performer with plenty of soft but astringent grain showing. Butterscotch, E150a, rolling tobacco, nutty honey and sherry notes are prevalent in the main, with the more delicate aromas lost to the harsher spirit. Worth spending time with it though.
    T: Quite a mishmash - bitter, oaky, oily, malty, fresh. Its certainly enjoyable enough despite its heaviness but the clogging bitters may drain your enthusiasm eventually. With water, more dried fruits reveal themselves at the beginning before that harshness comes forth once more.
    F: The diminuendo into the finish makes everything more approachable. Bitter/sour meets sweet/savoury toffee malt with a mixture of oaky, herbal, nutty aniseed, sherried, orange oils with butterscotch marmalade. Dusty remnants.
    C: Rough around the edges but containing enough depth and intensity for an interesting, idiosyncratic and enjoyable if tiring journey. Mainly i like this because its different.

    Scores a C+

  4. Malt Hans scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Fruity

    and malty aroma, heather honey, banana, raisins, ripe orange, cardamom

    and red apples. Marzipan sweet taste, anise, pepper, eucalyptus, orange

    marmalade, malt and dark chocolate. Medium long, malty, spicy and herbal

    end.

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