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Overall rating
85.62/100
votes
23
Whiskybase ID
WB157110
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Stirs your soul
Vintage
10.03.2008
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Refill Oloroso Sherry Puncheon
Casknumber
35.258
Number of bottles
621
Strength
64.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
29 Apr 2020 1:47 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 70.64

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Moray 2008 SMWS 35.258

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.62 points

  1. whiskynews scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    SMWS Tasting Notes:

    The first comments were ‘wonderful’, ‘warm’, ‘embracing’ and ‘a Sherry lover’s dream’! We were further captivated by the aromas of walnuts, dates, raisins and tamarind, and when we took a sip there might have been the slightest hint of a struck match. What followed was truly superbly nutty, like a bone-dry Amontillado sherry with walnut cake, leather and even the slightest hint of smoke. Diluted we prepared a pork schnitzel with onions, bell peppers and mushrooms in a paprika spiced sauce and we washed it all down with a glass of Icelandic Björk birch liqueur – certainly for the more adventurous souls!

  2. Bam scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Nice sherry dram, which is a bit too dry for my taste and is dominated by the oak. The alcohol is well integrated. With water much rounder at the back, but also loses some of the dried fruit.
    • Nose
      Great sherry nose with raisins and dried dates, roasted apple with cinnamon, dark honey, roasted hazelnuts, and brown sugar. The oak brings fresh garden herbs, white chocolate and red pepper. Everything is carried by a great note of caramel.
    • Taste
      Middle start, oily mouthfeel. Starts out fruity, especially the fried apples and figs are back, but not too sweet. Lightly burned caramel. Then comes the oak, lots of herbal notes together with dark chocolate.
    • Finish
      Medium length, now becomes very dry and astringent. Pepper, strong oak, espresso, and the now almost burnt caramel.

  3. whiskytornado scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  4. FernetBranco scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Issue price in May 2020: GBP 61.60

    www.smws.com/stirs-your-soul
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

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