Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
10 years old
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Unhurried Since 1833
Added on
02 May 2013 4:00 pm

Average value

€ 35.20

14 × in wishlist

277 × member ratings

669 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 10-year-old

46 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.23 points

  1. peatbogger scored this whisky 77 points Specialist

    The last dram from a bottle that has been open for well over a year. Time has done it good. I like it better than at first pour. Muted nose, fair body and a nice but too short nutty finish.
    • Nose
      76 76
      Grain, grass, cereal, lemon, pear.
      All very light. Sweet and a little zesty.
      Alc has become more integrated with time, hardly noticable now.
    • Taste
      77 77
      Neutral mothfeel.
      Sweet, glazed yellow fruit.
      A little warmth, but extremely gentle.
      Traces of nuts.
    • Finish
      79 79
      Short of medium lenght.
      Stays on the yellow fruit theme.
      Dry walnuts at the very end.

  2. Benromach15 scored this whisky 95 points Newbie

    One of my two favourite everyday whiskies.Perfect for just a relaxing dram when you just want something non pretentious and easy on the pallet. Sweet and light.

  3. Wolf68 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  4. KeesD scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Very friendly, tastefull whisky.
    Had it during a blind tasting and when this bottle was showed i was really surprised.

  5. Martin1965 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Apple, pear, oranges
    • Taste
      Caramel, fine malt, fruit
    • Finish
      Nutty, very nice

  6. Casketje scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    This was a nice surprise! The great Glengoyne distillate actually matures nicely in ex-bourbon. I especially liked the long chocolate-y finish, wasn't expecting that from a 10 year old. Definitely worth the money.
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  7. Cask1988 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Maybe my batch is little different from the others downhere but I think this is a well deserving dram. It does what it should and in it’s price/quality range (entry level, core range OB) it is, at least for me, one of the better drams out there.
    • Nose
      A very fresh, fruity nose. A little grassy as well. Sweet and accessible. There are bourbon as well as sherry cask influences. I notice a hint of european oak intensity in the sherry part of this whisky. It’s not a big part, but it’s there which is nice. (The higher the age, the bigger the percentage of European oak casks used, and from 21yo and up it’s 100% EU oak at GlenGoyne). Friendly thanks to the low abv by quite flavorful as well.
    • Taste
      Thin body. But what can you expect with a 10yo at 40%. It’s sweet and sour. Fruits like pineapple, apple, pears. Slight herbal note.
    • Finish
      The finish is actually quite impressive for what one can expect! Rather full bodied finish. Medium length. Spicy notes and some sherry cask influences. A little red fruits and a hint of sultana’s. Pleasant finish.

      It’s neither a complex whisky, nor one to remember for years to come but it is good at what it does. Perfect to share at a family dinner, a night with friends or as a quick&easy dram.

  8. wbarchive_336582 scored this whisky 75 points Member Senior

    malthead: 75 points

  9. Cast Olila scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      78 78

  10. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur


    Can’t say I’d had too much exposure to Glengoyne before visiting the distillery in 2017 [blog]. I know the distillery has many loyal fans, so I thought I’d revisit it.

    C: A very friendly nose with pleasingly cake-y sugars that trickle over the sweet spot.


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