Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Bottling serie
The Perfect Dram
Stated Age
37 years old
Refill Sherry Wood
Number of bottles
63.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
26 Apr 2010 4:30 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 580.00

33 × in wishlist

59 × member ratings

40 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 1972 TWA

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.65 points

  1. Remko did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Quote Whiskyfun.com - November 13, 2014

    Glengoyne 37 yo 1972/2010 (63.5%, The Perfect Dram, refill sherry, 289 bottles)  No typo and no misprint wrt the strength. Some refill sherry cask! Colour: gold. Nose: oh I remember these batches. Magnificently beehivy, full of honey, mead, nectar, beeswax and pinewood. Then we have old Sauternes, fresh mint, benzoin and a whole basket of various very-ripe-but-not-rotten fruits. And fresh almonds. Astounding. With water: the most fantastic old cough syrup plus some kind of high-end cellar-aged mead. Mouth (neat): sing, guitars! Exceptional notes of litchis, bananas, honey, guavas and almonds. Even the strength is not too, err, strong. With water: maybe a notch less well-defined, but it's still super great. the sherry influence is minimal. Finish: rather long, with an unexpected salty touch. Salted tarte tasting and salmon sushis. Really. Comments: I’m afraid I’ve been a little too fast this time. Apologies. Anyway, 2010 may have been the year when you could still buy some old glories such as this one for a relatively good price. Isn't that what we could call 'the good not-so-old times?' SGP:641 - 92 points.

  2. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Had the opportunity to have this Glengoyne at Gathering in 2017. Very enjoyable with nice lingering finish.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
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  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 93 points Moderator

    Complex, balanced, fruity - fantastic!
    • Nose
      93 93
      Peach, vanilla, mango, pineapple, spices, cloves, white pepper, fine oak wood, ripe banana, whiffs of solvent - great!
    • Taste
      94 94
      Very creamy, mellow, good sweetnees, fruity, good oak wood, spicy, peppery, ginger, salty - excellent!
    • Finish
      92 92
      Long, warm, fruity, zesty, little more woody but not drying

  4. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Honey and fruit compote on the nose then a tropical fruit salad on the palate, stunning

  5. GIORGOS scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

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      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
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  6. P.A.O.K.you_are scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  7. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Fragrance: Clear and sweet strawberry jam, plump starch syrup, heavy fruity, berry type like blueberry Taste: Round sweetness with a clear image of strawberry jam, but not delicious, lingering comfort. Fine bitterness? Overall rating: No liability on the label. It is truly a strawberry jam. I was surprised at the top note. At the moment I felt the fragrance, "strawberry jam and starch syrup" was recalled. After all, the perfect drum is amazing. http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=4280

  8. Whisky_Fan scored this whisky 95 points Member Senior

    You can play with water if yo want. If you do so you´ll become an intense aroma push but a little bit gentler than without water. For me this Glengoyne is a sensation! I´ve never had such a punchy, strong whisky and never the alcohol is better integrated than here! I´m glad to be able to enjoy this malt still long and intensely!
    • Nose
      Wow as the labe tell me, this one is a strawberry jam dram! It is quite simple. But I´m a really and true fan of this bottling because it is very powerful 63,5%! Despite the high alcohol content you have clear notes of strawberry´s, wood aromas, a intensive sweetness, a little bit malty.
    • Taste
      This malt is very powerful yes but very good to drink because the alcohol is very very well integrated. Strawberry´s again, wood notes, a little bit malty, an intense sweetness, oily body
    • Finish
      Powerful start, and a very long finish. Strawberry´s, wood, inense sweetness and malty. Not the most complex malt I had but one of the most intense whisky´s I´ve ever had!


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