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Glen Garioch 1995

Overall rating
86.23/100
votes
121
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Vintage Batch 10
Vintage
1995
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Barrels
Number of bottles
6000
Strength
55.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L122205
Barcode
5010496003060
Added on
07 Sep 2012 10:18 am
Non-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 190,00

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Garioch 1995

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.23 points

  1. WhiskyCask scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    I have reviewed this whisky as part of a full Glen Garioch Vintage series at, with the 1994 and 1991, all bourbon matured, and very different....: http://maltandoak.com/glen-garioch-vintage-series-review-part-ii-vintage-1995-vintage-1994-and-vintage-1991/

  2. whiskyd scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      90 90

  3. Bendrachm did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Fino double plus. Sawtooth. Milky...

    Nose: Hot. Winegum (green, yellow). Creamy (not buttery) confectionary, pear. Distant smoke. Malt.

    Mouth: Hot. Medium coating. Licorice. Kitchen spice. Oregano. Vanilla.

  4. Pikehunter scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. zormik scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. wbarchive_424758 scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. barryfox915 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Colour: Gold
    Nose: Very light, malty, fresh, with a thin thread of peat
    smoke, on freshly crushed barley and some pear drops. Diluted, it becomes more
    on freshly crushed barley.
    Taste: Fresh, light, malty, slightly waxy and
    spicy, with some vanilla, ginger, some tangerine and light floral notes, on top
    of a nice light peat smoke. The finish is medium to long, slightly smoky and
    peaty, with some fruits of the orchards and almonds, as well as some light
    fragrant floral notes.
    Impression: I do not know if the type of casks used
    for this batch is the same as the previous vintages, but the flavour profile is
    rather different, being lighter and, to my opinion, of better quality, more
    subtle and less waxy. Very enjoyable and fairly price. If you wish to taste a
    Glen Garioch, this might be a very nice introduction.

    http://www.whisky-news.com/En/tasting21.html#Dec10

     

     

  8. smaeksle did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Great malt. With was a little better.
    • Nose
      Very clear vanilla, slightly hiding a touch of glue. Then everything disappears and new things come out. Now he gets malty and the alcohol hits the nose.
    • Taste
      Voluminous, then sweet, towards honey and here too the vanilla. Then he is gone again. Let's see what else is possible with water. He is much sweeter, as in the nose in the direction of honey. Then a bit bitter, and some vanilla. But also very straightforward with water and not very complex.
    • Finish
      Relatively long with a mixture of sweet and bitter.

  9. GlenSikkes scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by Glen Garioch;

    Warm and spicy on the palate, with tastes of pancakes filled with layers of baked banana and toffee sauce, mocha chocolate and warm golden syrup.Marking a milestone in Glen Garioch’s recent history, our Vintage 1995 was the last to smoke its barley with peat, before being left to mature in the finest first fill bourbon barrels.

  10. Finlaggan scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    My review can be found here:
    http://themaltdesk.blogspot.dk/2014/09/glen-garioch-1995-batch-10-distillery.html

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