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Overall rating
88.46/100
votes
56
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Bottling serie
Landscapes
Vintage
1975
Bottled
2011
Stated Age
35 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
186
Strength
51.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
04 Mar 2011 4:05 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 285,00

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56 × member ratings

44 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Elgin 1975 TWA

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.46 points

  1. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. hs305 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    [December, 2013]  I found this dram in an advents calendar sampled by MaRa.

    In
    my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50
    - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 87,5.  I took no detailed notes.

  3. markjedi1 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    This old Glen Elgin stood the test of time well. Around
    160 EUR.
    • Nose
      The nose starts off dusty, as if I am nosing this in
      the attic. Very
      floral. Wild flowers in a pasture. Heather. Wood shavings. Beeswax. Green
      banana. Vanilla and some nuts. Twig of eucalyptus. And surprisingly little oak. Becomes fruitier as you leave it to breath,
      but never turns into a fruit bomb.
    • Taste
      Glides gently over the
      taste buds with a nice bite from the spices. Mint tea and some more wood. Hints
      of citrus, that join the unripe banana. Powerful, but does not need water.
    • Finish
      In the drying, medium length finish, the mint tea
      stands out.

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