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Glenmorangie X

Overall rating
79.91/100
votes
36
Whiskybase ID
WB181933
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
26.02.2021
Casktype
ex-Bourbon & new charred American oak casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml 750 ml
Label
Made For Mixing
Bottle code
L2419828
Barcode
5010494970395
Added on
21 Apr 2021 9:38 pm by holborndrinker
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

£ 26.23

10 × in wishlist

36 × member ratings

153 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenmorangie X

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.91 points

  1. Official tasting note

    X By Glenmorangie is made for mixing. It was designed with top bartenders from all over the world and specifically created as a single malt for mixers and cocktails matured in bourbon barrels & smoked American oak casks. It’s said to have a richer and sweeter taste and it’s bottled at a low 40% ABV.

  2. Gerko scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    Nice soft whisky good to mix

  3. Wienter65 scored this whisky 74 points Newbie

    Unfortunately a very simple whisky that has little to offer besides orange notes and sweetness. Glenmorangie can definitely do better than that.

  4. Quercus scored this whisky 75 points Expert Junior

    Floral simple without corners and edges
    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      73 73

  5. Robinzon25 scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Simple and empty enough whisky, but very "drinkable". No worse than many samples without age indication, and one can feel the Glenmorangie pedigree in it.
    • Nose
      Mainly composed of pleasant malt flavors (croissant, white bread baguette). Deeper - pear and young bark.
    • Taste
      Sweet pastries, vanilla, cinnamon, green apple.
    • Finish
      Short, malty dominant, fruity sweetness, spices and tannins.

  6. rolabob scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      78 78

  7. aw-home scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Simple but tasty whisky for a good price.
    • Nose
      80 80
      Pears with vanilla, tangerines, honey, floral notes and oak aromas.
    • Taste
      80 80
      Pears and mandarins, honey and oak aromas.
    • Finish
      79 79
      Medium length with tangerines, honey and oak aromas.

  8. M134481 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    It is not a very deep whisky, but it is also meant to be mixed with. The taste is mainly orange. He certainly isn't dirty, just don't expect a distinct single malt.

  9. ShutUpNDrinkIt scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Surprisingly great just to drink neat - no cocktail needed! I think I might even prefer this to their already classic and delicious “Original”. Lots of zesty orange notes on the nose and first sip. Chocolate and ginger too. A really great, easy drinking malt whisky :-)

  10. Rene123 scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

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