Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
10 years old
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml 1000 ml
signature from "Robbie Hughes"
Added on
22 Jul 2007 7:11 pm

Average value

€ 59.15

5 × in wishlist

189 × member ratings

448 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 10-year-old

23 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.07 points

  1. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. vojt466 scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    Nice to thank for the sample, but this no longer! ..
    • Nose
      The aroma is very subtle - they feel heavy floral and light fruit tones (peaches), honey, malt, but nothing overall significant. A lot of mild mint in the background
    • Taste
      Prim plays a woody flavor, spiciness, and maybe somewhere in the background a bitter chocolate. The flavor is subtle in general, except for the spice - generally as faint as the smell.
    • Finish
      In reverberation again, woodiness, spiciness and bitter chocolate - as it sounds unpleasant, is long on the other.

  3. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    The Glengoyne beginner does not do much wrong and delivers what you expect.
    • Nose
      Honey sweet, peach, some oak, vanilla, also some caramel, slightly mint and some malt
    • Taste
      Sweet, peach, mild, caramel, vanilla, slightly alcoholic, bitter oak, overall lacks the force
    • Finish
      sweet, peach, becomes drier with time, on the palate remains the peachy

  4. karloff scored this whisky 66 points Specialist

    • Nose
      66 66
    • Taste
      68 68
    • Finish
      62 62

  5. Hotspur000 scored this whisky 83 points Member Junior

    To me, this fits into the exact same class as your standard Glenlivet or Glenfiddich 12 yo, though it's more similar to the Glenlivet in its more honied/vanilla taste as opposed to the fruitiness of Glenfiddich. 

    So if you see it, go for it, but it's not something you need to go searching for. 

  6. bull10298 scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Glengoyne's entry-level 10-year-old is the most easily available of their range
    of whiskies, and is made using "air-dried barley", which Glengoyne claims
    results in a subtle, more complex flavour profile. It is fresh and well-rounded
    on the nose, with medium sweet aromas suggesting malt, oak, and a hint of
    Sherry. Smooth and delicate on the palate, it is slightly oaky, and there is a
    suggestion of cooking apples. The finish is pleasingly long, with buttery,
    vanilla notes.



  7. boborban scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    sergeColour: gold. Nose: light and Chivasesque, so to speak. Classic rounded, malty
    and nutty whisky, with whiffs of caramel and café latte and then hints of
    overripe apples. Not unpleasant at all but I wouldn’t say there’s much
    happening. Hello?? Mouth: more to my liking. Bolder and fatter than expected
    (read feared), with some beeswax, apple pie, stewed pears, a little mocha,
    chocolate, coffee and toffee. And some malt. Typical entry-level malt whisky
    from a good maker, a weakish nose and a more than decent palate. Finish: a
    little short but pleasant, very malty, with some toffee in the aftertaste.
    Comments: had the palate matched the nose, it would have been a 70, but with
    this fairly nice palate, it’ll rather be 78.


  8. JacobaEd scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      79 79

  9. Achany scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  10. Hans-Ludwig scored this whisky 80 points Moderator

    This Glengoyne is strong gold-yellow therefore. The aroma is characterized by sweet fruits. Clearly there are pears, apples and raspberries to smell. In addition, there are still caramel and chocolate notes. In taste, the sweet fruits are back, but not so pronounced. Add to that the notes of bitter chocolate and vanilla. There is also a slightly peppery nuance. The finish is reminiscent of a noble fruit brandy.
    A delicious whisky with an amazing variety in aroma and flavor, especially for a 10 year old whisky.


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