Glenrothes 08-year-old GM

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Malt Whisky
Stated Age
08 years old
40.0 % Vol.
757 ml
70° Proof, 26 2/3 fl. ozs.
Added on
15 sep 2011 11:48 am

Average value

€ 716.49

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Whisky reviews for Glenrothes 08-year-old GM

4 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.24 points.

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Not the best Glenrothes, slightly spirity with a little sulphur evident but this was from a time before those candles were used, must be something else?
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

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  3. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    From a 50ml sample, 70 proof, flat bottle
    • Nose
      Nice fresh, juicy notes immediately on the nose, and a bit of old sherry aromas -- most likely a good combination of bourbon and sherry casks.
    • Taste
      Vanilla, apricots, pineapples, strawberry SUGUS chewy candy, and a high level of sucrosity. Despite the fruitiness, it is a bit one-dimensional. 
    • Finish
      Actually nice despite just 40% ABV, medium length.

  4. Malt Hans scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Fruity aroma, red apples, pear, red currant, vanilla, malt, cinnamon,
    furniture polish, dry hay and honey. Floral and medium sweet taste,
    nutmeg, vanilla and malt. Medium long, malty and fruity end.

  5. Malt Hans scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    As the label tells, it's a Gordon & Macphail bottling.

  6. Feusi did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    A 1970s early outing as a distillery-bottled single malt for sophisticated Speysider Glenrothes. From back in the days when 8 years old was considered pretty old for whisky.


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