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Glen Ord 2007 SMWS 77.61

Overall rating
86.62/100
votes
16
Whiskybase ID
WB146181
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
O bonie was yon rosy brier
Vintage
07.08.2007
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
77.61
Number of bottles
228
Strength
60.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Burns Bottling 2020
Added on
08 Jan 2020 10:12 am by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 66.18

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Ord 2007 SMWS 77.61

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.62 points

  1. DrunkDude scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      Caramel, ginger, dried fruits, apple pie, pork meat, plums ,strawberry 87
    • Taste
      89 89
      Rich tannin with explosive woody honey herbal sweet, mashroom is in there. Ginger spices. 89
    • Finish
      88 88
      Mint spices, and chocolate, rose peddles 88

  2. grinface scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Absolutely delicious dram. This is one of those drams that you get into your glass blind and then spend forever trying to taste what it could be. And you just won't find out. But you enjoy it and are then surprised after the solution. Full review (german): https://keinehalbendrinks.de/2020/10/07/eine-hand-voll-highlands/

  3. dramspotter did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS Tasting Notes: We found ourselves in the “rude and prickly bower” described by Robert Burns in his love poem, surrounded by “rosebuds in the morning dew”, emitting earthy sweetness, enticing wood spice and a prickle of gorse. On the nose comes to mind almond butter, old toffee penny sweets, dried banana skin and coconut husks. A medley of canned fruit syrups drizzled with condensed milk adds depth and fruity enticement, with an earthy wort sweetness as well. Water unveils limoncello, flying saucer sweeties, lemon bonbons and bramble bushes. Some molten butter on spelt bread adds an autolytic touch. The arrival in the mouth is rich and textural. Fat notes of tonka bean, parma ham, sea salt, melon balls and some immense, tongue-coating sweetness. Water adds soft mints, pink wafers and vanilla ice cream, cinnamon dusted caramel macchiato and the warmth of eucalyptus balm. Characterful distillate in a great cask, and a dram to treasure “amid life’s thorny path o’ care”.

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