Overall rating
Single Malt
Silver Seal (SS)
Bottling serie
Sestante Collection
Stated Age
19 years old
Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
59.2 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
11 Sep 2011 1:46 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 215.21

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55 × member ratings

30 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Scotia 1992 SS

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.06 points

  1. MaltMartin scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    I like sherried whiskies a lot, but this one is too woody for me to score very high.
    • Nose
      Lots of tannines! Rich sherry and dried fruits (figs, apricots and sultanas). Later on oranges and tangerines as well. Leather.
    • Taste
      Very woody and spicy (pepper and nutmeg). However the sherry influence is pleasant and contributes to the roundness of this whisky.
    • Finish
      The wood remains for a long time. Nutty and bitterness as well.

  2. Rien scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. Dre73 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Very remarkable whisky, with a lot of a-typical aroma's and flavours, which sound way more unpleasant than they really are, in fact it all fits perfectly. Raw and rough whisky, very rich in any sense, very pleasant.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Full 'nose', a lot of alcohol, an organic scent, autumn forest. Then suddenly a lot of petroleum, and sulphur, and something that I would associate with dynamite or something. Then some more BBQ meat, and when times passes suddenly some fresh fruitiness comes in, citrus, and some chocolate.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Strong, pepper, some gasoline-like, rubber. Also some sweet notes, caramel, orange, honey, spicy, dark chocolate and some prunes.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Still strong, with a metalic touch now, some gasoline and also organic again. Then some citrus, orange, chocolate. Pretty long.

  4. cristian ila scored this whisky 94 points Member Junior

    First love.
    A monster of power and aroma.
    Underestimated by many I believe that this barely mature adult whisky has been bottled at the right time and has taken the best from the barrel.
    Persistent aroma tending to infinity .....
    • Nose
      96 96
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      96 96

  5. EJS scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. mvangemert scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Perfect dram and still Campbeltown too
    • Nose
      wood and tannin sherry and red fruit. When there is more citrus in the glass for longer.
    • Taste
      Beautiful woody taste and spicy but not sharp. Around mouth feeling slightly dry.
    • Finish
      Long finish with wood and dry but nice

  7. mr.p9 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  8. P.A.O.K.you_are did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Glen Scotia 19 yo 1992/2011 (59.2%, Silver Seal, Sestante Collection)
    Colour: amber. Nose: bags of gunpowder and wheelbarrows of struck
    matches at first nosing, then a development more on rocks, metal and
    orange skin before we get more and more vegetables. Asparagus, cabbage…
    With water: extreme leather now, more metal, beef bouillon, a mustiness
    growing bigger and bigger... Very unusual, thus interesting. Mouth
    (neat): strong, starting on very sweet orange liqueur but becoming
    acrid, grassy and very peppery, in an odd way. Some tobacco as well
    (chewed cigar or even chewing tobacco) and some aniseed. A strange beast
    indeed. With water: touches of grapefruit coming through, but also more
    grass. A very grassy grass ;-). Finish: long, bitter, even gamy. Some
    rum and artichoke liqueur in the aftertaste. Comments: honestly, this
    isn’t my style, but I can see why the otherwise very excellent bottlers
    (see the next whisky) have chosen to bottle this. It’s spectacularly
    unusual and aficionados seeking extreme sensations may love it! SGP:262 - 76 points.


  9. lyndondd428 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    N: after notes, rather limited, of that sulfurous 'fleshy' that characterizes certain sherried, we realize that it is immediately rather open and overbearingly sweet and fruity: candied cherries, raisins, lots of orange jam, very ripe banana. Sweet mustard! Very creamy (macchiato?), With toffee notes, perhaps brown sugar; spicy traces (cinnamon, generally a lot of wood, anise). A note of malt is perceived under the blanket of an intense sherry; it reminds us of a warehouse, sometimes ... The intense sweetness also reminds of certain rums; It seems complex, it continues to change, showing a rather marked 'vegetable' side (let's say tea leaves). After a while, with air and water, it continues to change, but becomes a bit 'more' sulfur ', with ever-increasing leather notes. P: immediately note, a bit strange, almost metallic notes; in any case, the alcohol must be tamed, leaving spicy notes like pepper ... After the trauma, bombs of red fruits explode; then the malt creates a very good creamy sweetness, between panna cotta, caramel, chocolate with orange. Continue the suggestions of tea left in infusion for a long time; tobacco. Optimally balanced, even if in an aggression of flavors. Slowly, drop of water after a drop of water, this whisky changes: some blue and slightly balsamic notes turn into a metallic sensation that - honestly - remembers something gone wrong (oranges?) ... Very curious. F: the finish is long and persistent and intense; really good, with sweet wood and red fruits, with still slightly bitter creamy notes, like creme caramel, or cup of coffee latte. A bit of rhubarb candy? Perhaps still notes kind of damp wood? Um, this is a difficult assessment. At first it looked like a crappy whisky, not at all graceful but very very good, of great intensity and personality; the addition of water and the passage of time, reducing the alcohol component a little, increase certain unusual 'impurities', making the experience a little more difficult. However, when we opened the reviews of Serge and Ruben , as always when we finish tasting a whisky, we were very impressed, because - beyond the ratings - in their notes there are almost no references to sweetness (really intense) , above all to the nose) and they both seem rather 'hit' by the sulphureous notes, of unlit cats ... that we honestly have only intuited. http://whiskyfacile.com/2013/02/12/glen-scotia-19-yo-19922011-silver-seal-592/

  10. Volanne scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A powerful and tasty dry sherry malt ala Mortlach, probably from a heavily recharred cask. For those who like their whisky hot and spicy! Good stuff, but a little sophistication is more to my liking.

    Tasted blind for whisky-distilleries.info WDTS:http://www.whisky-distilleries.info/WhiskyWDTS/index_EN.shtml
    • Nose
      Spicy and woody. Quite some cinnamon and clove. Chocolate coated candied orange slice. And lots of burnt wood. Spicy and resinous. Musky. Cedarwood, and a touch of incense. Very Japanese-oriented, actually.
    • Taste
      Hotter than expected. Deserves a drop of water (or even two!). Thick and bold. Lots of precious wood mixed with cocoa powder and a hint of prunes. Tasty, but the whole thing sounds a bit rough and ready. The kind of bottle that would deserve a long breathing to be tamed.
    • Finish
      Some nice high grade milk chocolate brings a nice softness.


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