Glenglassaugh 1986

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Last Year of Distillation
Stated Age
19 years old
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
23 Aug 2008 8:40 pm

Average value

€ 239.90

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57 × member ratings

128 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenglassaugh 1986

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.11 points

  1. Georges scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. Georges scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sherry, fruity (oranges), nutty (almonds), oaky, spicy
    • Taste
      Sherry, oranges, mint, nutty, spicy, some smoke, grassy, earthy
    • Finish
      Medium long, oranges, mint, dry

  3. barryfox915 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Colour: Gold-old gold
    Nose: Winey, malty, floral (violet), toffee and ripe exotic fruits.
    strong fudge flavours.
    Taste: Earthy-grassy (wet tobacco leaves), toffee and some orange flavours.
    The finish is winey, smoky and earthy, with bitter-caramel flavours. The finish
    is short.
    General impression: A good whisky, with a quite pleasant nose. Quite strong
    caramel flavours



  4. boborban scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    SergeGlenglassaugh 19 yo 1986 (40%, OB, 2006) After Inchgower, lots of new indie Glenglassaughs around it seems. This one comes from the last year of distilling. Colour: pale amber. Nose: starts with a rather beautiful balance, nice sherry. Bitter almonds, small oranges, quite some iodine… Nicely liquoricy and oaky, with alos hints of encaustic and gunflint. Not weak despite the 40%. Mouth: now it's a little weakish and slightly drying. Quite some tannins, cardboard… Too bad because it's also nicely orangey and minty.

  5. Feusi scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Very pleasant on the nose, sherry and oranges, and a breeze from the sea. To drink, this whisky is very soft and well balanced, therefore, almost a bit too soft with the 40v% (matter of taste). In relatively long leaving these fruity sweetness shows again with pleasant notes of wood again, spicy and tobacco notes remain similar on the palate. Overall, I would say, that's not bad.

  6. mmaclean did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    "One of the last official bottlings of Glenglassaugh from former owners

    Edrington Group before the distillery changed hands, this 19yo was

    distilled in 1986, the year the distillery was mothballed, and appeared

    on our shelves in 2006."


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