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Overall rating
82.47/100
votes
21
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
18 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml
Barcode
5010852031751
Added on
28 Mar 2014 1:12 pm by MasonBones

Average value

€ 8.90

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 18-year-old

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.47 points

  1. Likudi scored this whisky 81 points Moderator

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  2. Andreas W. scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      78 78

  3. Martin1965 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Apples, ripe fruits, very light banana
    • Taste
      Apples, sherry, walnut, marzipan, oak, orange
    • Finish
      Long and nutty

      Complex Malt - you should take your time, very balanced

  4. Kaleva scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Pleasant whisky, obviously sherry-influenced on the nose but much less than expected in the palate with quite strong maltiness. Well balanced and full-bodies with slightly bitter aftertaste. But on my opinion the complexity expected for this age is missing. Anyways solid all-rounder, maybe a bit expensive to be a daily dram.
    • Nose
      Sweet, honey, dried figs and apricots, sherry, honey, vanilla, flower notes (peony), sweet candy notes with water
    • Taste
      Sweet, slightly peppery, baked apples, syrup, black tea, clove, caramel, malt
    • Finish
      Medium-long, sweet, warm, drying, malty, light oaky bitter note

  5. LeChiffre scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Very well balanced and complex malt. Nice standard with good PLV.
    • Nose
      86 86
      very round, sweet, slightly sherry, fruity with apples and banana, vanilla
    • Taste
      85 85
      Nuttily spicy, sweet, fruity, marzipan, chocolate
    • Finish
      84 84
      long and dry, nutty, spicy oak

  6. hs305 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    [June, 2018]  Just a short review of a recent miniature bottle.  This is a modern style sherry profile with some minor sulphurous notes (that are not really annoying) but nothing else that is remarkable.  Easy to drink and easy to forget afterwards.  What else to say?  Slainte!
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  7. dRambo scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Nose: sweet cherries, sour blackcurrants, red apples, cocoa, toffee, tobacco, later vanilla, the nose is complex - it transforms its shape, is sometimes appleier times berry - really interesting Taste: first a light alcoholic touch, sweet and sour berry fruit, a little plum, stronger oak spice, tobacco, pepper, cinnamon non-alcoholic tingling on the tongue, dark chocolate turns into milk chocolate with toffee, very clean, oily, increasingly rounder with each additional sip In the finish, the spicy woody notes dominate, which easily fade into the bitterness Conclusion: For me a lot better than the 10 or 15 - Glengoyne tastes me especially with a lot of Sherry keg
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  8. Astrid scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      78 78

  9. Astrid scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    The nose offers a wonderful complexity, only at the beginning there is an annoying artificial note with the brandy. Definitely take your time, it's worth it.
    • Nose
      87 87
      light vanilla and white oak in rough quantities, sweet, initially briefly brandy, the oak becomes more spicy and
      stronger, maybe even a little smoky, there is also a carpet made of fine toffee, red apple again and again, the basic mood changes over time to chocolate with cocoa and nuts and to sherry-based dried fruit with raisins and dates, wonderful
      Cherry flavors, buttery, the spice also unfolds: cloves, cinnamon sticks, cedar, then gooseberry, orange, oatmeal, brown candy, mocha, traces of honey, banana bread, malt, honeydew melon and ripe pears
    • Taste
      83 83
      very full-bodied, honey, juicy fruit, nice cinnamon note, neat oak, malt, spice with a hint of pepper, some vanilla, some sherry, strong cocoa and juicy chocolate-walnut cake, raisins, prune, marzipan and almond, blood orange and apricot
    • Finish
      78 78
      balanced and conclusive, cocoa and caramel, oak, slightly dry and spicy, some sherry and orange aroma, apricot, clove and a little pepper, also cinnamon, later apple, banana bread, almond slivers, not excessively long

  10. jankes scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

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