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Overall rating
81.51/100
votes
100
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Casks
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L14/9064
Barcode
5016840150251
Added on
15 Dec 2012 1:10 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 166.17

19 × in wishlist

100 × member ratings

195 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Scotia 21-year-old

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.51 points

  1. Feusi scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

     Fresh citrus fruits with a vanilla sweetness and a nice wooden notes in the nose. A nice mix of citrus, spices, honey and toffe. For me it is not a reinvention of a whiske, it reminds me of a whisky as they once were. For that price, highly recommended.

  2. hs305 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    [December, 2013]  I found this dram in a commercial advents calendar.  In
    my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50
    - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 80.  I
    took no detailed notes and never bought a commercial advents calender
    again.

  3. Whisky-Fancier scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

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

  4. Totoro scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Perhaps not on par with recent stellar successes like the rebranded 15-year-old, but still criminally underrated. Lovely maritime malt with plenty of sea salt, lively fruits, a restrained yet distinct oak influence that betrays its age, and a soft smokiness to round things out. For under 90 Euros, this is (or has been) a steal, especially now, when people are gobbling up the Craigellachie 23 for double the price. Newsflash: it's not twice as good.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  5. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Relatively fresh whisky. In addition, I still have a slight hint of smoke. The Malt looks younger than he is. Overall, but not very exciting.

  6. LukasJakubDrabek did not rate this whisky Moderator

    Ralfy review 476: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y42--MrzwGE (85/100).

    "Neat, the taste is a little bit peculiar, is quite excentric. Reminds me actually little bit of Edradour."

  7. whiskyd scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  8. Arranthony_Moray scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  9. jordanharper did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Decent dram, but unspectacular, would never have guessed it was a 21 year old whisky.

  10. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    This whisky could be more complex. In a blind tasting I would have guessed it is a 12 to 15 year old dram.

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