Balmenach 2011 GlMo

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Gleann Mór (GlMo)
Bottling serie
Rare find
Stated Age
10 years old
Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
51.2 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
Royal Mile Whiskies Sandy Alexander
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Added on
30 jun 2021 11:37 am by swk27844
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

£ 56.95

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Whisky reviews for Balmenach 2011 GlMo

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 83.89 points.

  1. Dramming Dutchman scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Not a bad whisky at all but no high roller either. Received a 3cl sample from a friend, gratefull but will not buy myself a bottle when available.
    • Nose
      84 84
      At first 82 but after a drop of water it opened up more and nice typical bourban cask maturation tones came up so 84 it became in the end.
    • Taste
      82 82
      OK, nothing more and nothing less.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium long finish, spicy, hot. Not bad but no high roller either.

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  3. malmajn scored this whisky 85 points Member Junior

    There is certainly quality in this whisky: great texture, long finish, and no off-elements. What it is lacking is a bit of surprise and dazzle.

    (Review of a bottle I purchased myself)
    • Nose
      84 84
      Cake icing, soft vanilla and pear, undergirded by subtle earthiness (bright-green olives and dunnage warehouse). With water there's a little more minerality and citrus (grapefruit).
    • Taste
      85 85
      Sweet, with excellent texture. The alcohol is a bit nippy here, so a dollop of water is in order. The flavour is malty and clean, but does not offer very distinct flavour associations to me.
    • Finish
      87 87
      A long savoury-sweet and slightly drying finish that invites the next sip.

  4. Fat Bastard! scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. whiskytornado scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86


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