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Glengoyne Cask Strength

Overall rating
85.53/100
votes
113
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
27.11.2013
Casknumber
Batch 002
Strength
58.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
17 Jan 2014 2:49 pm by Reve64
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 57,47

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113 × member ratings

254 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne Cask Strength

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.53 points

  1. tribe scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
      Hot for alcohol. Sherry and malt
    • Taste
      87 87
      Sherry and malt. Somewhat one-dimensional.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Malty.

  2. Christian Wagner scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  3. Kaleva scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Rather good whisky. The nose at the beginning is sour and kind of unpleasant due to noticeable sulfur notes but after staying some while in the glass those unpleasant notes disappear. It has some complexity and releases new aromas with water but also going quite smoothly on its full strength.
    • Nose
      Malt, sulfur notes, lemon cake, butterscotch, toffee, dark berries, yellow pear, vanilla, dusty wood, nutmeg, soft oak, pear candies after adding water
    • Taste
      Sweet, green apple, oranges, spices (pepper mix), yellow raisins, toffee, a touch of mint, soft and slightly bitter oak, orange zest
    • Finish
      Medium-long, sweet, dry, nutty and slightly oaky with choco notes

  4. Robinzon25 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Conclusion: powerful, bright, a little rough, but, most importantly, very tasty whisky. This sherry monster. Cool copy! I regret not having bought 2 bottles!
    Rating: 88 (n22, t121, f22, b23)
    • Nose
      The aroma can be traced shades of prunes, dates, figs, honey and ground hazelnuts. In the distance - spices, old skin, dried tobacco leaves and a subtle note of the barnyard, with all the ingredients.
    • Taste
      Pinching taste (58.9%), with nuances of dried fruit, spicy spices and berry jam, with a strong oak effect.
    • Finish
      Aftertaste: rather long, pleasantly burning, sweet, berry, with spices and high content of tannins and sherry echoes, with a cigar flavor.

  5. Calmar scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A worthy representative of the young and strong, a good replacement for the old, barrel fortress, 12-year-old, balance, pitches, the charm of youth - everything is in place, although it turned out to be more victorious and more straightforward.
    • Nose
      Fresh, juicy, mineral tones, wet pebbles, fresh masonry mortar; lemon, light floral notes, malt, wet grain.
    • Taste
        Saturated, sweet-oak, soft peppery wave, creamy notes, boiled condensed milk, fondant, plenty of oak.
    • Finish
      Continuation of taste, creamy sweetness and spicy oak in a frame of ginger and crusts of orange and grapefruit.

  6. Whisky-Tester did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      87 87

  7. Zoltavar scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  8. AH Whiskyvitrine scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  9. wbarchive_104650 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    With water, the Malt goes on properly. For me it will be a lot better. Great. A nice example that not all NAS are bad. And no comparison to Batch 3. Batch 2 is way better.
    • Nose
      Sweet and spicy sherry. In addition bright fruit. Toasted aromas and cocoa. The alcohol is noticeable but not disturbing.
    • Taste
      Nice creamy. Roasted aromas again. Now coffee is included. The alcohol builds up gradually. A portion of pepper is also there. It's going to be nice and dry. The sherry influence can no longer be dismissed by now.
    • Finish
      The finish has again properly pepper. The alcohol is there. Dark spices, ripe apples, oak and sherry. The presses after the first sip again right after.

  10. St. Pauli scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Good value for money.
    • Nose
      Toffee, red apples, Dutch appelstroop, caramel, pear drops, honey, beeswax, roasted nuts, later more on dried fruits with some oloroso acidity. 
    • Taste
      Full-bodied, punchy, with a good balance of sweet, sour and bitter. First on caramel and marzipan, later on dried fruits, lemon zest, hay and ginger. 
    • Finish
      A lovely kick of pepper, banana skin, along with dried fruits, marzipan and green herbs.

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