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Glenfarclas 1974

Overall rating
91.80/100
votes
27
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Family Casks (Release S14)
Vintage
1974
Bottled
26.03.2014
Stated Age
39 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Butt
Casknumber
8579
Number of bottles
437
Strength
57.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
24 Aug 2014 8:38 am by Alex
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 4.657,60

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27 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Glenfarclas 1974

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.80 points

  1. MikerG2k scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  2. stefsel111 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  3. helmutgw scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    + H2O: becomes bitterer, woodier, more alcoholic - not recommended.
    The color contains a greenish tint.
    Too much wood to be top. 03.03.2018 89
    • Nose
      Behavior - sherry - sweet, no alcohol, some wood
    • Taste
      alcoholic spicy, sweet sherry that runs after bitter
    • Finish
      long, alcoholic, a lot of wood comes slowly but surely

  4. Carsten scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Glenfarclas 1974-2014, 39y, Family Cask, Refill Sherry Cask 5879, 57.2% Color: dark mahaghoni Nose: ripe oranges, cocoa powder, dark chocolate, wet park bench, later toffee Body: medium / oily Mouth: Alcohol clearly, slightly tingling on the tongue, dark chocolate, orange peel, some wood and herbs Departure: first mild, then raw, fierce and warming, in the end, old books, dry wood Conclusion: 90p., Beautiful overaged sherry cask whisky, still alive and kicking, great tennis
    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      90 90

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