Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Blended Malt
Glasgow Distillers (GgDl)
Bottling serie
Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
03 Jun 2020 9:10 pm by holborndrinker

Average value

£ 26.18

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Whisky Reviews for Malt Riot Glasgow Vat No.6 GgDl

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.56 points

  1. whisky313 did not rate this whisky Specialist

    Malt Riot is a blend of single malt scotch whiskies from across Scotland, with Glasgow 1770 Single Malt Scotch Whisky at its heart.

    Malt Riot tells the tale of the people of Glasgow, who came together to stand up for what they believed in:
    It's the year 1725 and the government attempt to impose a tax on Scotland's malted barley. The Scots, foreseeing an increase in the cost of daily essentials, rise up in opposition. In Glasgow, malt stores are barricaded and the devilish excise men are chased from the city.

    A light and smooth whisky with notes of sweet vanilla, toffee apples and dried spice with a long, warming finish.

  2. TheMiddleCut scored this whisky 75 points Member Junior

    Great value for money at the £20-25 pricepoint—especially as this is a pure malt blend (probably mostly from the Glasgow distillery itself). Obviously quite youthful yet with good depth of flavour. Benefits from a little water even though it's already at 40%. A very enjoyable dram. There's a story behind it too: the Malt Tax Riots.

  3. dongolzo81 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Quite a complex drop if you put it in relation to the relatively "simple" price. Delicious, the "pressure" is missing a bit at the back
    • Nose
      78 78
      Unusual, sour, unripe fruits, creamy, vanilla, panna cotta with apple, coconut
    • Taste
      84 84
      Very sweet on the front, caramel, light fruits, then a peppery start, lots of spice, frozen yoghurt
    • Finish
      82 82
      Chocolate, coffee, cream, merci coffee cream, dark chocolate, somewhat dry, complex, but rather short

  4. peej84 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80


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