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Overall rating
90.29/100
votes
9
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
30 years old
Casktype
Oak Cask
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
200 ml
Barcode
5010327 028033
Added on
30 Dec 2012 11:24 am
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 193,00

5 × in wishlist

9 × member ratings

36 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfiddich 30-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.29 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Well whay a difference 10 days make, I have perservered with this one and have no problem admitting that my first impressions were wrong (way off actually) and in the days since can now appreciate what this is all about.
    I suppose thats why I like whisky, you can taste things twice and get 2 totally different reactions. It proves to me you have to work on it and educating your tastebuds, and yes I would definately now buy this again. 
    • Nose
      June 16th 2013.
      Maple syrup, burnt orange, Christmas Cake & spice, rum & raisin, hint of cinnamon, toffe, treacle, plum jam.

       
       
    • Taste
      Butterscotch, rum & raisin, cinder toffee, tangerine, oakey in a good way.
    • Finish
      Long, smooth ,warming.
       

  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

     waited to try this for a long time and was really looking forward to it but nose aside I was underwhelmed and disappointed
    The nose is really good and promises great things but the palate does not deliver. This is at 40%, I have heard that the newer bottlings are an improvement.
    I agree with Willie JJ about the 18 being better value , I seem to remember that I enjoyed that more than this also.

    I suppose my only saving grace is that i bought a 20cl bottle instead of a full one. With the differnce I can now by 3 full bottles of 18 yr at least, well 2 anyway.
    • Nose
      June 6th 2013.
      really excellent. on raisins, coffee, dark chocolate cocoa, burnt Christmas cake. 
    • Taste
      burnt orange, Christmas spices, a bit nutty (cannot define) oakey, bitterness which is normally OK but too much here which I put down to the oak.
    • Finish
      medium long but nothing special.

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