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Glengoyne The Teapot Dram

Overall rating
89.06/100
votes
71
Whiskybase ID
WB25758
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Distillery Only
Bottled
2011
Casktype
1st Fill Sherry Casks
Casknumber
Batch 001
Number of bottles
3105
Strength
58.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Scotland
Added on
11 Oct 2011 5:51 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 499.00

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157 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne The Teapot Dram

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.06 points

  1. AAA scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      94 94

  2. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Varnish, dark fruits, orange, chocolate, leather, sherry wood, excellent

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 91 points Moderator

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. dram-drinker scored this whisky 91 points Moderator

    This one is definitely for Xmas - great!
    • Nose
      Sweet sherry wood, dried fruits, tons of raisins, xmas spice, candied fruits, brown sugar - really not bad
    • Taste
      Very oily and creamy, lots of dried fruits, spices, nutmeg, good sweetness, sherry wood, hints of rubber and leather, some dark chocolate too - very good
    • Finish
      Medium long, warm, sweet, peppery, a bit zesty

  5. boborban scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    sergeIt’s a no-age-statement version, a ‘tribute to the daily dram that the
    Distillery folk enjoyed three times each day from the copper teapot in the
    distillery canteen’ according to the official website. I believe it’s only
    available at the distillery. Colour: amber with red hues. Nose: funny how it
    ‘noses’ like some marc de gewurztraminer at first, with these whiffs of litchis
    and rosewater. Then we get more classic fruity sherry, with strawberry jam, a
    little sugarcane, sultanas, bananas flambéed… Powerful but noseable at almost
    60% vol. With water: as often with these kinds of sherry treatment, there’s more
    herbal teas, rosehips, hawthorn, marshmallows… And a little hay as well. Mouth
    (neat): rich and young, with an unexpected spiciness that does hint more at
    virgin oak than genuine sherry butts. I mean, there’s a lot of ginger and
    cardamom, for example… It’s also a little kirschy. With water: all good now,
    even if this feeling of ‘new oak’ remains. That hints at a finishing in
    sherry-treated fresh oak, but it does not say, so I may well be completely
    wrong. I probably am. Finish: long, more on liqueur-filled chocolate. Litres of
    plum spirit at the retro-olfaction. Comments: interesting, a kind of ‘modern’
    sherriness. Worth trying for sure, and I believe it’s not very expensive. They
    also have it from their website.

     

  6. alectron scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Single dram note.

    Transferring previous Note (2012.08.11) content into a Tasting Note.
    • Nose
      Dried fruits, dusty wood, chocolate, licorice. (87)
    • Taste
      dried fruits, chocolate, licorice. (88)
    • Finish
      dried fruits, chocolate, licorice. (88)

  7. Ruud6421 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Raisins. Quite spicy. Very sweet, reminds me of crème brulee. Full. Charcoal.
    • Taste
      Very spicy at the beginning: Cinnamon, ginger, aniseed, clove. Turbulent and nervous. But very nice. After a few seconds the spices retreat and dried fruit are left. With water the whisky is more approachable and the spices are more in balance with the dried fruits.
    • Finish
      Long and spicy, slightly bitter.

  8. m884 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Nose: First fill oloroso for sure yo!, dry, oak, prunes, banana, herbal tea

    Mouth: dry sherry, oily, vanilla, sweetened herbal tea, honey and a tad oak with tanins

    Finish: Sherry, cherry, banana, medium long, strong back tea, hints tanins again

    Comments: Good oloroso influence but behind the oloroso it`s a tad unround. The oaky tanins seems a bit off and generally it isn`t overly complex when you substract the oloroso. 

  9. st7 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    A vatting of 5 casks (1st fill sherry) between the ages of 9 and 11 years old.

  10. Ralph Hiltrup did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    For this Glengoyne-Bottling can be found the number of bottles on the web, look here:

    http://shop.glengoyne.com/the-teapot-dram-glengoyne-highland-single-malt-whisky

    There are 3105 Bottles of the Teapot Dram!

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