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Glengoyne 10-year-old

Overall rating
83.67/100
votes
13
Whiskybase ID
WB23672
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Kiln with smoke - Cork Stopper
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
19 Jul 2011 10:43 pm
Chillfiltered

Average value

€ 150.00

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 10-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.67 points

  1. MaltMartin scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    An average Glengoyne from the 1980's.
    • Nose
      Fruity sweetness with a metalic edge (OBE?). Melon and some pear. Maltiness. Grassy.
    • Taste
      Spirity (strange for a 40%) and raw. Pineapple and orange marmelade at the background. oaky and nutiness. Flowery notes as well. Again this 'metalic' character.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Spices of pepper. Ginger. Toffee. Quite bitter.

  2. BXpress scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    sample.

    Still very good for an entry level bottling.
    • Nose
      A very nice, soft nose. Mildly sherried at first. Then some rather overripe fruit which i would associate with Bourbon casks. Honeydew melon and banana mostly but also some rather typical apples (red). Then again some mild Sherry. Slightly winey, some raisins for sure.
    • Taste
      Quite thick at first, all on honey. Not bad but then quite a bit of sourness creeps in. Bitter coffee. A little drying. I had thought this would be soft but it is quite bold and a little unbalanced, even if the bitterness is not offensive. The arrival is the best part. Goes a little downhill from there.
    • Finish
      Fairly long and spirity. Slightly brandy-ish. The aftertaste lingers for quite a while. Slightly sherried and musty.

  3. JacobaEd scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

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

  4. lincolnimp scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. lincolnimp scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    I am a Glengoyne lover and even these standard old bottles are good introduction to the distillery. A clean, light style.
    • Nose
      The nose is very honeyed mixed in with a bit of wood varnish and polish. Hints of toffee and banana.
    • Taste
      Pleasant and quite fizzy on the tongue. I gets lemon sherbet sweet, toffee and some gooseberry notes.
    • Finish
      Not quite medium length but refined on caramel notes.

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