Glengoyne Cask Strength

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Batch 001
58.7 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
22 Jan 2013 8:02 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 101.21

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne Cask Strength

30 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.72 points

  1. DanishDistilled scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    I opened this whisky at a little below room temperature and tasted it. Afterwards, I heated it a bit with my hands.
    It is a lot like a Glengoyne 10, but it is at the same time deeper and younger, especially in taste. I added about a teaspoon of water to 1,5 cl of whisky, because it was a bit too harsh. Then, i added ½ teaspoon to 1 cl.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Fruity, green apples, sherry. Later; intense but soft caramel and maltiness. Perhaps a bit bananas.
      After adding the water, the caramel just outright explodes and a lot of vanilla comes through.
    • Taste
      86 86
      What a sherry bomb! And a lot of oak, too. The alcohol burns quite a bit, even when cool. Second sip is a bit smoother, revealing fruity notes of apple and apricot.
      After adding water, the same flavours persist, but are clearer because the alcohol doesn't steal the attention. There's a bit more green apples.
      After adding the last bit of water, it is almost exactly like the standard Glengoyne 10 YO - who would've thought ;-)
    • Finish
      85 85
      Sherry, oak, grapes. It reminds me a lot of a standard Glengoyne 10 year old, but the finish i long. At least a full minute of dry sherry sitting on the tongue. After adding water, no noticeable difference.

  2. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Nose: ripe fruit, touch of grapes, then gradually deep wine. Very ripe for his age. Warm, creamy, sugar already. We feel the power to come. In the mouth, attack ultra frank. Spices and fruits. But it's a little too strong! First addition of water: More creamy on the nose. A touch of citrus? Intense mouth but we recover additional fruits that persist in the final which is long. Second addition of water: cooler on the nose and the malt is finally revealed. Always a lot of spices and a nice length. Enthusiasm 4/5

  3. ctu scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Excellent money / value ratio whisky with a nice
    sweet /  spicy proportions.
    • Nose
      Sherry, waxy apple and pear, raisin,
      toffee and must basement
    • Taste
      Powerful. Sweet sherry, apple and grape,
      pepper and tannic oak. Macallan's Golden Promise.
    • Finish
      Medium length, sour, spicy

  4. horstpedia scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

  5. Christian Wagner scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  6. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Sherry, nutty, the spicy, not so fruity variety (bouillon cubes, in a good way). A nice whisky.

  7. DenisLeonov did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    B: 21
    B: good powerful finish. 87
    • Nose
      A: wine, dry, dry wood, not much perfume, cardboard, apple. 22
    • Taste
      B: bright.fruits and wood.pepper. 21
    • Finish
      R: medium.heating.hot pepper. 23

  8. theograph scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Good malt; but young;
    • Nose
      Toffee, malt, sherry, in the background red fruits, alcoholic;
    • Taste
      Fruity, spicy, strong, nutty, malty, toffee, red (candied) cherries;
    • Finish
      Warming, good portion oak, spicy;

  9. St. Pauli scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A very good whisky for it's price.
    • Nose
      A bit young, but not disturbingly. Pear, toffeed apple, raisin, vanilla, wood, dunnage warehouse. Overall it's fruity, has it's sherry influence and this slight musty side.
    • Taste
      Nice strength, rather sweet. Raisin, pepper, grape seed, ginger and vanilla.
    • Finish
      Raisin, pepper, ginger, polished wood, dunnage warehouse.

  10. Hvdree scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86


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