- Single Malt
- Archives (Arc)
- Bottling serie
- Fourth Release
- Stated Age
- 20 years old
- Number of bottles
- 50.4 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Added on
- 31 Jul 2012 5:07 pm
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68 × member ratings
29 × in collection
Whisky Reviews for Glen Scotia 1992 Arc
8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.24 points
- I really like it without water. With water it`s transforms into something sub-par.
Dry oak, malt, dusty, tad dry peat, water brings out some cardboard
sweet vanilla, oak, malty
Peat, oak, pepper, malt, chili, spices, tobacco, water brings out some bitterns and cardboard again
- Tasted it in a side-by-side tasting against Part Nan Angelen (Magni Spirits AB) Glen Scotia 1991. The Archives could not match the P.N.A in my opinon but it was overall a good dram, wish it wasn't as bright. Thanks to Whiskybase Shop for the sample.
(Rating interval 82-86)
Buttery, grainy, caramel, lemon, textile, nutmeg
and notes of chives.
Something plastic, cereal, pears and salty at the
front sides of the tongue. It’s quite bright for its age, the alcohol is
obvious and not as integrated as I would expect from a 20 year old whisky. The
oak is there as well but the balance is not in my opinion.
Bit sharp, spicy (cloves).
Malt, hay, some leather, some pears and a hint of peat
Ensers with vanilla sweetness, then turning to mild peppery spices that dominates the taste
When spices fades out, woody tones of oak appears and is gradually taken over by vanilla, honey and hay
- Balance: ( 25/25) This is over 50%? Honestly tastes as easy going as most 40-46% whiskies I have had, maybe easier than some.
( 23/25) Oil ( like an olive oil), subdued grains, with more time an apples come out a healthy mix of both green apples and sweeter red apples, strawberries, and a touch of apricots and peaches.
( 22/25) Delicious candy with strong wood flavors. Lots of fruit, the peaches are definitely there and green apples. Body is a touch oily as well.
(19/25) Dominant wood notes, with a bit of peach cobbler.
- Really a good Glen Scotia. Thank you Whiskybase for the sample.
Starts light and fresh with notes of pears and vanilla. Smoke comes up and becomes more and more dominant. In addition there are grainy notes, linseed oil and pistachios. All pleasant.
Dry, salty and peaty at first mouthfeel, becoming saltier and saltier. Wow! I cannot remember any other whisky being so salty. When I keep it in my mouth I can taste the pears again. When I swallow it a lot of peat is coming up. In addition I get herbal and peppery aromas. A lovely taste!
Long, dry, peaty and salty. Remains always pleasant.
- Great whisky, nice fullbodied.... even taste some liqorice in there.