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Glendronach 08-year-old

Overall rating
89.61/100
votes
37
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Malt Whisky
Stated Age
08 years old
Strength
45.4 (gradi)
Size
750 ml
Label
Green Dumpy Bottle, Cream Label
Bottled for
I. L. Ruffino, Pontassieve
Added on
16 Sep 2011 3:15 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 465,00

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37 × member ratings

32 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 08-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.61 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 84 points Moderator

    This is really surprising - in a blind tasting I would guess that this is some apricot liquor from Valais which is a canton in southern Switzerland famous for their fruity spirits. I have never tasted a whisky like this and actually it doesn't taste like whisky - even though I like this kind of spirits it's suspicious to me...
    • Nose
      85 85
      Intense apricot jam, beeswax, also some hints of green fruits and green apples, notes of glue and solvent
    • Taste
      84 84
      Oily, fruity, quite some sweetness, again apricots galore, overripe fruits, fragrant, little soapy notes - almost a bit artificial
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium long, sweet

  2. Conside scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    The thing is absolutely beautiful.
    Sour apples, wax and polish ...
    Long finish ...
    Good balance.

  3. DenisL scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Balance (22)
    Excellent result for 8 yo Not rich in nuances (I think it was a little exhausted in a bottle over time), but the grapefruit theme caught me. (89)
    Go
    • Nose
      Glue, brilliant green and grass ... lots of grapefruit and wax ... dusty cardboard ... sea buckthorn on the farm (22.5)
      Go
    • Taste
      Liquid grapefruit and nettle with fir cone (22.5)
      Go
    • Finish
      Spices and citrus, wax and wood (22)
      Go

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