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Glen Moray 16-year-old

Overall rating
80.29/100
votes
252
Whiskybase ID
WB2482
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Highland Regiments
Bottled
2004
Stated Age
16 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L435257B
Barcode
5010494504828
Added on
20 Jun 2008 9:02 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 91.14

8 × in wishlist

252 × member ratings

792 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Moray 16-year-old

47 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.29 points

  1. wbarchive_875995 did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Nice whisky, but for 16 years old pretty poor. It may appeal to people who like airy and tender mols. It would be interesting at full strength, since even at the minimum it shows a very oily and tender body.
    • Nose
      82 82
      Very soft, almost elusive, open, not complex. Basket of yellow fruits: yellow apples, yellow pears, pineapples, a little vanilla, nuances of chocolate, marzipan and skin, pancakes with honey.
    • Taste
      82 82
      Here it is very interesting: decently oily for its strength, but at the same time very airy and almost imperceptible, soft, with a slight bitterness. Yellow apples, honey, pears, some chocolate, sweet spices and marzipan, hardly noticeable off-notes of wet cardboard.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Slightly tart, flat, but rather slowly fading. Wet wood, vanilla, malt, nuances of baking, bread, milk chocolate.

  2. Gearmailteach scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    A mature Speyside dram. Delicious.
    • Nose
      At first I thought I could feel a hint of smoke. Full and intense in the nose. Ripe, light fruits (pear and apricot), forest honey and milk chocolate. Some damp leather, spices and oak.
    • Taste
      Heavy and oily, sweet and fruity. Right behind it are spices, caramel, vanilla, leather and oak.
    • Finish
      Long with licorice, coffee and some citrus fruit.

  3. Burch scored this whisky 77 points Member Senior

    Notes from 4/28/15:

    Well-rounded and approachable but nothing to write home to mom about. As a step up from the entry level Classic I feel this one is a bit disappointing.
    • Nose
      79 79
      Honeyed with some kind of wild honey. Woodsy spice. Lacks in strength some.
    • Taste
      76 76
      Again seems weaker - too dilute at 40%? Same flavors as the nose.
    • Finish
      76 76
      Finish carries the tune. Has the extra few years taken away the charm of the Classic?

  4. Target112 scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

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

  5. AXEoftheNORTH scored this whisky 78 points Member Senior

    Nosing: Complex, robustly dried fruit, a little chocolate, spices
    Tasting: sweet, round, caramel, barley
    Finish: medium-long, sweet, liquorice, liquorice

  6. dram-drinker scored this whisky 84 points Moderator

    Green but balanced and fruity
    • Nose
      82 82
      Green fruits, leafy, little grassy, lime, lemon zest, little grapefruit, green house, some vegetables, wet hay
    • Taste
      85 85
      Little punchy, subtle sweetness, fruity, green apple, green banana, little leafy, lime, lemony, citrusy, honeydew, little pear
    • Finish
      84 84
      Medium long, warm, zesty

  7. spawnkam scored this whisky 65 points Member Senior

    Colour: gold.
    Nose: Light. Fresh fruits, apple, honey, vanilla, molasse.
    Structure: Sweet, salty, fluid and oily.
    Taste: Apple, honey, vanilla, sea salt, pepper, liquorice, wood, butter.
    Finish: Strong and middle.

  8. Lu Cifer scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Aroma:
    Sherry, raisins, fruity, sweet, hint of vanilla, fresh oak, green apple

    Taste:
    full, spicy, oak, tart and sweet, hint of honey

    Departure:
    sweetish-tart, slightly bitter, stimulates salivation, spicy tart, finally slightly sweet, malty, light sherry note, soft and medium-long.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  9. Cubey666 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    nothing extraordinary, but not bad at all either.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  10. Rosebank88 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Emphasizes malty and nutty with buttery pancakes made from buckwheat flour, tender oak, hay and caramelized cooking apples. Gradually follow a trail of summer honey, floral accents and a slight earthiness. Overall, of course, wonderful with a nice balancing act of salty, nusseigen and floral aromas.
    • Taste
      First oily-nutty aromas, a lot of robust malt, oak, hay, apples and slightly buttery as well as roasted aromas. Reminiscent of an apple pie like grandma's.
    • Finish
      Long, warm and malty. It gets rustier and nuttier over time.

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