Glen Scotia 05-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Scotch Malt Whisky
Stated Age
05 years old
40.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Round top of green label
Bottled for
A. Gilles & Co. Distillers Ltd. Glasgow
Added on
04 Feb 2012 2:35 pm

Average value

€ 232.50

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Scotia 05-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.00 points

  1. sengaia scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    I picked up a miniature of this at auction for very little, but still feel I paid too much. Glen Scotia is usually weird, and this is no different in how it combines fruit and cardboard notes so effortlessly. The question of course is, why would you? Not all whisky was better in the old days.

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    I liked it better this time round, if you like light fruity whisky, this is for you. A simple profile.
    • Nose
      Smells fruity, honeydew melon, and some lime and melted butter.
    • Taste
      A little thin on the palate but a 6 year old Clynelish Van Wees  I had a few days ago was just the same. I suppose it is expected on young light styled whisky like this.

      I get melon like the nose and hot croissants.
    • Finish
      Longer than expected on sweet honey and fruit.

  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    The palate is better than the nose.
    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. Malt Hans scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Glen Scotia 5YO 1970`s bottling by A. Gilles

    & Co., 40%. Fruity aroma, passion fruit, melon, pear, lime, malt,

    mint and a hint of smoke. Marzipan sweet taste, peat, pepper, malt and

    grapefruit marmalade. Medium long, malty and spicy end.


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