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

Average value

€ 75.11

19 × in wishlist

280 × member ratings

405 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenglassaugh Torfa

52 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.74 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. fradin11 scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      76 76

  3. Foudos scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      75 75

  4. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    I remembered a bit weaker, but has already got a lot of breath, as it is a really nice dram
    • Nose
      Vanilla, fruity, paprika chips, light smoke, caramel, a little banana, like these foam rubber bananas, chalky, also apple, freshly baked biscuits, grated lemon peel, pleasant smell
    • Taste
      effervescent, some smoke, sweet, apple, vanilla, slightly tart, creamy, green unripe apple, therefore a lot of acidity
    • Finish
      chalky, becoming drier, smoke on the palate, ashy, a lot of apple, slightly sweet still on the palate, some vanilla, nice finish

  5. Dre73 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Pretty good dram, some smoke, fruits and sweetness. Not very complex but pleasant and good to go.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Smoky, with some fruity notes, red fruit. Ashy. Pretty some alcohol.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Smooth, tingling mouthfeel, some smoke and peat, sweet, honey, a bit of fruit. Pretty thick.
    • Finish
      84 84
      A bit of power. Smoky, sweet smoke. Some honey, middle long finish.

  6. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Apple, pear, some cinnamon, lemon, some menthol, honey, canned peach, grasses, cereals, vanilla, the smoke is only very minimally visible
    • Taste
      Apple, honey, lemon, grapefruit, wood, smoke, ash

  7. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Granular peat, not overpowering or overwhelming, but which enhances the fruit and the slightly iodized side. Fresh pear, juicy apple, some exotic fruits, papaya, pineapple, passion fruit. A little dried coconut. Floral fragrances intermittently. On the palate, it is relatively light and yet pleasant, with vanilla and cane sugar. Nice finish, which gives on the tarte tatin. Meringue flambé and candied lemon.

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  8. diamond2000 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    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

  9. Willum scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

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

  10. 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.


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