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Overall rating
91.00/100
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Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Herbes de Provence and condensed milk
Vintage
11.1979
Bottled
05.2003
Stated Age
23 years old
Casknumber
62.10
Strength
56.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
07 Aug 2012 1:44 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 518,07

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Whisky Reviews for Glenlochy 1979 SMWS 62.10

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.00 points

  1. ARDBERG did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS AT Autumn 2003 list states the following data:

    23 yo, 56.8%, dist. November 1979, outturn 294 bottles and the text denotes a refill hogshead.

  2. ARDBERG did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    SMWS AT Autumn 2003 list:

    Herbes de Provence and condensed milk
    Fort William's distillery was closed twenty years ago, although some of the buildings still stand and have been converted into apartments. It was founded in 1898 and was owned by the dazzling Joseph Hobbs from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. Their product has become rare and only available in limited or independent bottlings. This sample is fully golden and comes from a refilled hogshead. The first temptation is creamy toffees, or more precisely, the aroma of condensed milk, which is just turning into fudge - a hint of sweet pastries, dried flowers and cooking apples. The full-bodied flavor is reminiscent of burnt-edge custard, with the latter giving a slightly bitter finish. Water makes it even more fragrant, like air freshener with floral perfume, but drier: we thought of heaps of dried Herbes de Provence (later came also mothballs). The taste of reduced starch is not so sweet, with traces of sorbet and a dry finish, with hints of cardamom and black pepper in the aftertaste.
    € 125.00

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