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Glencadam 1974 GM

Overall rating
86.41/100
votes
20
Whiskybase ID
WB3946
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Vintage
1974
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
Brown Label
Added on
08 oct 2008 2:26 pm

Average value

€ 636.11

3 × in wishlist

20 × member ratings

14 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glencadam 1974 GM

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.41 points

  1. Lu Cifer scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
      slightly herbaceous and sweet with honey, idea solvent or a hint of overripe fruits, canned fruit aromas but also with fresh fruit notes, light fruits and yellow fruits.
      86-87
    • Taste
      88 88
      sweet and fruity, some honey, spices, also here a little herbaceous, baking spices / spices, fine tart oak / wood notes. Towards the finish it looks a bit lighter but not weak and despite only 40% not watered down. Delicious.
      87-88
    • Finish
      87 87
      slightly herbaceous and a little spicy, a little fruity and sweetish, now also wood / oak notes, a hint of nutty and a hint of sweetish ending.
      87

  2. LiquidThoughts scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Very nice malt, absolutely top for 12 years, but those were just the barrels in the 1970s ...
    • Nose
      Only slightly dusty, few OBF with a Brown Label so far, great yellow fruit sweetness like a well-matured 20-25yo cognac, peach, sugar apricot, mirabelle plum, marzipan, almond tart, vanilla, butter biscuit, sweet pear, elderflower, flower meadow
    • Taste
      Sweet pear, apricot, lychee, kumquat, mirabelle plum, vanilla, cinnamon, sweet blossom honey, gentle malt, toffee, tick salt, almond, pistachio
    • Finish
      Nice malt on the front, candied ginger, honey, toffee, medium length

  3. grinface scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    I'd love to taste this in cask strength. That would be crazy! In any case, it was already very good, if perhaps a little confusing at times. Full review (german): https://keinehalbendrinks.de/2020/10/28/old-rare-flight-003/

  4. Slick scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    This one does not like air, nor water.

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. JacobaEd scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      81 81

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