Glenfarclas 1992

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Family Casks - Special Release
Plain Oak
Number of bottles
50.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
L 28 06 12 1 12:59 BB
Bottled for
Potstill 20th Anniversary
Added on
16 Nov 2012 9:17 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 167,00

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21 × member ratings

25 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 1992

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.89 points

  1. matts scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Character: A rather unusual, but nevertheless beautiful Family Cask: the nose is full of light fruits, the taste is creamy-spicy-malty and the finish is characterized by a nice bitter oak.
    Rating: Consistent and somehow refreshingly different and varied. Only the very last, somewhat metallic aftertaste ensures that the 90 point mark does not fall. Good and delicious 89 points.
    • Nose
      Basic flavors: fruits (light), citrus fruits, honey, oak
      Description: The nose is fresh-light-fruited. A mixture of pears, quince, peach, green apples and ripe gooseberries bedded on organ shells. There is also some honey and a slightly bitter oak. The alcohol is well integrated. As expected, this "plain oak" filling is really different than the deep-dark Sherry-Family Casks. Different delicious. An altogether very beautiful, light-fruited ensemble.
    • Taste
      Basic flavors: oak, spices, fruits (light), chocolate, nut
      Description: Surprisingly creamy, the drop hits the tip of the tongue and the second surprise will not be long in coming. The bright fruits are also present in the taste, but it is surprisingly malty and spicy. The oak gives this spice. Initially, its woody taste is accompanied by pepper and ginger. Then milk chocolate and hazelnuts flare up. After this short sweet insert, it is in the transition to the finish but again increasingly dry and harsh. Incidentally, I can find some fruits rather difficult.
    • Finish
      Basic flavors: oak, spicy, nut, metal
      Description: The finish is medium long. Nutty and spicy, the bitter oak sounds pleasant. Over time, it gets really, very dry. At the end of the day, this filling leaves a slight metallic aftertaste on my palate. This metallic aftertaste does not destroy the overall nice and good overall picture; but I could do without him.

  2. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Another Glenfarclas.
    Interesting to have tried. But somehow he does not pick me up completely. Since I would rather prefer an older malt from the Bourbon keg.
    • Nose
      As the color suggests, the aroma is also relatively bright.
      Flowerhoney. Natural cloudy apple juice. Nashi pear. Candied pineapple. Vanilla. Some toast with orange marmalade. Malt. A little herbal tea with a splash of lemon. The oak is here. However, this reminds me more of a freshly felled tree. Overall, the nose is already relatively fresh.
    • Taste
      In the mouth at first strangely little intense and meaningless. Then again the blossom honey, vanilla and fruit muesli. Anschießend but follows a lot of citrus fruit. Sugared lime. Orange jam. Apple and lemon juice. Some ginger comes up and it tingles. Shower rods.
    • Finish
      Citrusy Tonic Water. Grapefruit. Oatmeal.

  3. Caffee scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  5. StyrianSpirit scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    A very nice malt, which one should give time. Then the initially closed Glenfarclas reveals a wonderful nose with currant and apple, slightly bitter orange marmalade, well seasoned. The palate is stronger, the oak is very fine and determines the finish. A good, multi-used barrel reveals just fine aromas; and yes, this malt is as tasty as it is elegant.
    With a little water, the Glenfarclas is even more elegant and "bourbon fruit", ie apple, light grape and vanilla delight the nose. On the other hand, notes of dry sherry are now heard. Also in the mouth he comes much rounder and light-fruity; the oak and cheese indians remain present but develop in the background. The malt is also active on the finish, the fruit is now even longer present. Whether with or without water, that is a matter of mood.
    • Nose
      At first very closed, the Speysider opens after half an hour and becomes very elegantly fruity: currant, some organic jam and Granny Smith, aniseed; all this adds a very nice oak note.
    • Taste
      The 50.1% are very fruity on the palate and in the mouth, the alcohol is well integrated and gives neat strength. In the mouth, the fruits are more mature and much more present, then the oak comes out well. Also in the flavor game: the taste of hard cheese rind. From a distance, dry sherry also greets you. Spicy, fruity, enjoyable.
    • Finish
      The rather long finish now clearly shows the oak flavors, the fruit becomes light, the apple shows up again, before the oak greets one in farewell.

  6. whiskyfine58 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      grassy, clove, cinnamon
    • Taste
      oak, leather, sulfur
    • Finish
      long, spicy, menthol

  7. spatti did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    • Nose
      Very closed, opens slowly towards grain, when he stands longer. Very slender, metallic, slightly oily tone (olive oil extra fruity), tw. even delicate leather notes (handbag leather)
    • Taste
      Cereals, herbal tea, light notes of burned wood, caramel, light citrus note
    • Finish
      Cereals, lemonade, long, recurring


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