Glendronach 1972

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask - Batch 2
Stated Age
38 years old
Oloroso Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
51.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
11 Jul 2010 10:34 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 6316.70

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113 × member ratings

105 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1972

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.89 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Great sherry, great tropical notes

  2. Kenn did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

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  3. whiskycuse scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

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  4. Amsterdam scored this whisky 96 points Specialist

    Batch 2 contains the following 7 bottles:       

    1971 cask 489
    1972 cask 718
    1978 cask 1040
    1989 cask 3315
    1990 cask 2621
    1991 cask 3182
    1993 cask 529

  5. Waykid scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    A really great ol' one. Handles water very well, develops long. They have really hit the spot with these old 72's.
    • Nose
      A powerful bittersweet juicy red apple, appleseeds, butterscotch, dark coffee, dark chocolate, delicious herbal liquer (with the orange peel and chestnut), liquorice, ammonium chloride.  
    • Taste
      Toasted indian sugar, the coating of roasted apple-pie, The apple dominates, then toffee and fudge, mocha, raspberry, dried date, blackcurrant and blackcurrant leaf. Sweetly and lusciously round while developed. 
    • Finish
      Sweetish, very long and bittersweet apply.

  6. mds51 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

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  7. zby0001 scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      96 96
    • Taste
      96 96
    • Finish
      95 95

  8. Dede scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    A very beautiful Glendronach, a pity that we find this astringency on the final, otherwise it would have been perfect.
    • Nose
      Sherry, a lot of sherry, married to precious wood and tangerine. Alcohol vapors come, however, tickling your nostrils. Leave him time. As the alcohol evaporates, there is balsamic vinegar, very light rubbery notes, a touch of charcoal smoke, then exotic fruits (guava, papaya) whose aromas initially weak amplify until 'to occupy the front of the stage. It's melted, sweet and very pleasant.
    • Taste
      In the extension of the nose. She does not lack power but we could have wished a little more lively. In any case, it still has exotic notes, but more on dried fruit than fresh this time. The woody tumbles in the middle of the mouth and elbows with the fruits without managing to hide them. Fresh, spicy notes of clove finish the party. Alcohol is perfectly integrated.
    • Finish
      Of medium length, it is slightly astringent and develops on the wood, the clove leaving a pleasant freshness in mouth.


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