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Glengoyne Cask Strength

Overall rating
86.31/100
votes
55
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
05.03.2013
Casknumber
Batch 001
Strength
58.7 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Bottle code
L 05 03 13 3 09:53 BB
Barcode
5010852026719
Bottled for
Travel Retail
Added on
10 Jun 2013 7:48 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 69,61

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne Cask Strength

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.31 points

  1. irrerelevant scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    does not look young or old, but mature, the density and complexity indicate a part of older whiskys, the onset and the strength and peffrigkeit on a young part. The combination of both white to please, with and without water, multi-faceted with independent notes that you might find otherwise at Springbank or Benromach. This malt shows how NAS works!
    • Nose
      Dense, full, sweet sherry, marzipan, amaretto, rosewater, caramel,   Teriyaki sauce, alcohol, wild cherry, something cool / fresh (menthol, mint), children Em-eucalyptus, vanilla, pepper, licorice snails, clay, damp cellar, herbal tea, some europ. Oak, New Year's Bull
      with little water : the dirty clay / cellar - note is clearer, this comes leather, tobacco, the sherry steps back a bit, and the cherry comes ... but how! really juicy, black powder (!)
    • Taste
      Bitter-sweet, full, dense, thick sherry, slightly alcoholic ( does not bother) , slightly salty, spicy, pepper, cherry, neat caramel, marzipan and licorice, gets dry with oak
      with little water: Spicy, but still sweet, not so dense, but much more sophisticated, barely alcoholic, sherry, vanilla, cherry, caramel, herbs and mild europ. Oak, plus this awesome warehouse earthiness, leather and black powder
    • Finish
      Long, dry, sweet, sherry marzipan, menthol and bitter oak with little water : Middle-long, herbs, sherry, mild europ. Oak, pepper, gets a little dry to the end

  2. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting of a sample.
    • Nose
      Fudge, floral notes, pepper and juicy yellow fruits. Cranberries, tannins and forest fruits like blackberries and cherries.
    • Taste
      Full with tobacco, coffee beans, chocolate, orange, syrup and cereals.
    • Finish
      Nuts, some syrup, orange peel and some liquorice.

  3. zinaf scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    beautiful sherried whisky, highly recommended.
    • Nose
      sweet and savoury profile, freshly cut grass, lots of citrus; fresh lemon sorbet; oregano, thyme; the alcohol is very noticeable on the nose;  almond flakes; some dry fruits.
      With water - more nuts and dried fruits
    • Taste
      a bit prickly but robust and oily body; sticks to the tongue;
      sweet arrival, custard cream, nutty, cedar box; tobacco leaves;
      With water: some fresh and dry fruits (apricot) come up.
    • Finish
      nutty, nicely drying and sweet

  4. addyhd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  5. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    One of the best bang-for-your-buck whiskies on the market! Good mix of sherry and bourbon casks. Both have their distinct influence, but the sherry is clearly the strongest.
    • Nose
      Caramel, almond, cherry, plum, vanilla, raspberry, mocha, orange, citrus, a whiff of smoke and subtle spices. A little hairspray initially, but that's gone quickly.
    • Taste
      Creamy caramel, orange, almond, cappucino, plum, blueberry, cherry, apple and eucalyptus.
    • Finish
      Caramel fudge, orange, mocha, milk chocolate, eucalyptus, malt, almond and a little smoke.

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