Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bourbon Cask
50.0 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
Added on
27 Mar 2014 7:36 pm by whisk-O-thek

Average value

€ 45,17

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297 × member ratings

500 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenglassaugh Torfa

48 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.72 points

  1. boy_genius_ck scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    ok at best, and the lack of
    maturation is very evident, masked only by peat
    • Nose
      grass, wax, brown sugar, butter,
      vanilla extract, hints of floral, grains, minerals, peat
    • Taste
      neutral sweet, light butter, peat,
      bitter grass, neutral spicy, white pepper, hints of nuts
    • Finish
      short-medium, minerals, slightly
      bitter grass, light butter, peat at the back followed by bitter grass and

  2. diamond2000 scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    Aroma: smoke, but not very intense, ash, minerals, salt, sea air, fresh lemon wedges, mint tea, marshmallow; Further clearly chemistry: baked plastic, burned insulation of wires, some engine oil, first-aid kit, rubber. Fresh, typical island flavor of peat whisky, but with a few nuances.

    Taste: sweet, smoky-mineral, zephyr burnt on the fire, syrup sweetness, sour lemon, and again chemistry, from which cellulose and tablet bitterness can be determined.

    Finish: bitter-sweet, smoky, tablet bitterness, grapefruit, burnt caramel, buttery, medium length.

    Rating: 82

  3. Willum scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      81 81

  4. valery77 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Peat, smoke, gouache, citrus (lemons), smoked meats, ripe red apples, candy. Just a little burning wiring. 21
    • Taste
      From light to medium. Sweet. Peppers, smoky-peat motifs, sweet citrus fruits, apples and other fruits, candy. 20
    • Finish
      Medium to long, enveloping. A damped fire, smoke, a crumb of gray bread, earth, bitterness. 21
      Young, simple whisky. Youth managed to disguise peat and fortress. Balance - 19.
      Total 81.
      PS Personally, by the end of my dram, heartburn begins.

  5. Tim-R scored this whisky 79 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      75 75

  6. ahroeen scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      84 84

  7. Ziegelhütte-Idstein did not rate this whisky Member Junior

    • Nose
      Peat with sugary red apples and ripe pears, light warming notes
    • Taste
      Smoky peat with peppery spice and pineapple juice, light hints of seaweed and brine with an oak flavor that adds a little more spice
    • Finish
      Spicy and sweet with a good portion of peat

  8. Rosebank88 scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Starts sweet, caramelly after Werther's original candy, gradually adding full smoke flavors. Later also gristig, subtle candy-like fruit notes and citrus zests. With water: creamier and downright flattering. Soft peat, burnt grass, citrus and fudge.
    • Taste
      First, beautiful smoke flavors, fudge, citrus zests, peat, candied red apples and light pepper spice. With water: very sweet, fudge, nice smoke, oak and pepper.
    • Finish
      Full, long, warming. Gentle barrel flavors, dark chocolate and peat.

  9. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      73 73
    • Taste
      73 73
    • Finish
      73 73

  10. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    Competent but somewhat one dimensional
    • Nose
      Vegetal, ashy peat. Mostly. Mild though, with buttery notes and an undercurrent of honey. 
    • Taste
      Sweet peat arrival. Spice, spun sugar, vegetal peat. 
    • Finish
      Spices re-emerge on the medium finish. Vegetal peat and honey. 


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