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Glenfarclas 1956

Overall rating
93.59/100
votes
24
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Family Casks (Release A13)
Vintage
1956
Bottled
28.06.2013
Stated Age
56 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butt
Casknumber
2353
Number of bottles
398
Strength
46.6 % Vol.
Size
100 ml 700 ml
Barcode
5018066011569
Added on
29 Sep 2013 9:04 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 3475,17

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24 × member ratings

6 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 1956

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.59 points

  1. Cobo scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    A great malt - tasted at the Vienna Whisky Festival (Wiener Whisky Messe) at Glenfarclases Generations Tasting

  2. Alex did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting notes from George S. Grant (Brand Ambassador):

    Rich dark maple.

    Wow what a nose, rich powerful, heavy sherried. Rich fruit cake. Underlying sweetness.

    Crisp smokiness, heavy sherry, rich dark cherries, all exploding in your mouth in one go.

    Light oakiness but not as much as you would expect from a whisky of this age.

    Bitter cocoa beans to finish this off.

    A great cask from 1956.
    Bottled 2013.

  3. Alex did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    and here the pic of the new packaging:

  4. Alex did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Glenfarclas changed the packaging for all vintages of the A13 release, they come with a nice wooden box instead the golden carton. Quite an improvement.

  5. Alex did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    belongs to Release A13 (Autumn 2013, 11th release of the Family Casks)

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