Glengoyne Distiller's Gold

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
15 years old
40.0 % Vol.
1000 ml
Added on
13 Oct 2013 8:29 pm

Average value

€ 62.84

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50 × member ratings

171 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne Distiller's Gold

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.73 points

  1. Lumpowitz scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      82 82
      Light and filigree with vanilla, malt and light summer fruits like mirabelles and apricots.
    • Taste
      81 81
      Light body, sweet and fruity in the taste. Again yellow fruit, with vanilla and summer honey.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Short to medium length finish with vanilla and soft, warm wood notes.

  2. schengel10 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    [Color gold;
    • Nose
      Citrus fruits (peach, apricot), sweet malt, light;
    • Taste
      soft, fruity onset, ripe apples, sweetness, malt, spicy oak, very soft and creamy;
    • Finish
      medium long mellow finish; spicy sweet long finish;

  3. FuturePerfect scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    Maybe a little bit as you should think. Pleasantly balanced, sweet and slightly spicy. A friendly entry-level whisky that would not have hurt a bit more power.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Vanilla, hay, a little chocolate, a little refined sugar and a little berry. Pleasantly fresh.
    • Taste
      75 75
      Little oak, little spice, weak sweetness. Flattens on the tongue not least because of the 40% against the nose off sharply.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Light oak. Medium long and gentle finish.

  4. Moritz scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Very well balanced, soft and round malt. Uncomplicated, worth the price.
    • Nose
      Vanilla, bright fruits and some sweetness.
    • Taste
      Very much vanilla, sweetness, caramel, some chocolate. Soft and round.
    • Finish
      Short, slightly bitter and fruity.

  5. vojt466 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    The smell is good, the taste goes away, the reverberation is quite problematic. Overall, no big glory, but it is good
    • Nose
      Marmalade, oranges spilled with honey, ripe peaches, red apples, vanilla, menthol in the background. Complex and pleasant.
    • Taste
      Quite gingerly spicy, cereal, shining green apples. Later, caramel, vanilla and raisins are added.
    • Finish
      In a reverberation from the beginning of a little dried fruit, it quickly dries out. A decent dose of spice and, unfortunately, the bitterness that remains hanging long on the tongue.

  6. JacobaEd scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

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

  7. GlenSikkes scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Note by Glengoyne;

    1L 40% vol
    Balanced to perfection, sweetness gives way to a finish of cinnamon and oak. The secret is distilling slower than anyone in Scotland, and of barley we dry by air, never peat. Finally, sherry casks are hand selected to create this truly rounded single malt Scotch Whisky.

  8. HunterRomario scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    It certainly does not bother you, it's such a relaxing whisky on a regular sip. From 15 yo I would probably expect some added value but it saves it again that it's a liter.
    • Nose
      Malá klasika. Honey, I can smell the juicy red apple, with a sour sherry, fresh wind, with wood and vanilla, some citrus. (84 b)
    • Taste
      Honey, sweet wood, malt, sherry puff. (84 b)


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