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Glendronach 1993

Overall rating
90.60/100
votes
151
Whiskybase ID
WB59167
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
15.01.1993
Bottled
09.2014
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Butt
Casknumber
38
Number of bottles
622
Strength
59.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Germany Exclusive
Market
de Germany
Added on
21 Oct 2014 4:43 pm by indyjones
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 314.69

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151 × member ratings

233 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1993

26 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.60 points

  1. Tommyknocker scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Retasting after 1 year with below half bottle level: the sulfur is completely gone, even more intense chocolate and cherry compote. Madness! Also in the mouth no German lost to Bumms, a force. Points today Feburary 2015: 93 (something will hardly be found ...)

  2. dRambo scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
      intense, explosive, infinite, oily creamy mixture of chocolate and cherries - pulsating, balanced, crystalline, brilliant clean aromas, floral, flawless.
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      93 93

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

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      93 93

  4. svenske2015 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This one won a gold medal (there were 11 gold medals) and the title "Best sherried Whisky" in the "Ultra Premium Category" at the 2016 Malt Maniacs Awards. It got a overall score of 90 points. The single judges scored between 83 and 94. 

  5. squaadgras scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

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

  6. mawean scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    If someone is looking for a "sherry supernova": this is him ...

  7. Peter87 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      92 92

  8. Tommyknocker scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    an example of an extremely full Glendronach, but not drifting into the total Sherry overloaded. Lots of cherry and chocolate, round and delicious. However, here is water for opening duty!
    • Nose
      Pure: massive sherry wall through which initially no getting through is, some fruit, light cherry flavors, that's it. With water: completely different world, now fruity chocolate flavors, caramel, spicy wholemeal bread, a hint of sulfur as a spicy note, leather and cherry compote. Complex and very solid.
    • Taste
      Pure: quite spicy, but extremely intense, as high as the alcohol strength, is also the intensity level, With water: strong tannins, also here a lot of bitter cocoa, cola ice, slightly minty fresh, full-bodied and yummy. Pancakes with Nutella and cherry filling. Too cool to be true ...
    • Finish
      Extremely long, Espresso, Ritter Sport Edelbitter.

  9. Rosebanker66 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Finish
      Rather below average for those from 03/15/1993

  10. OJK scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Intense cherry, chocolate, smoke and pine sap on the nose, with eucalyptus, leather and wood polish. Dense and oily on the palate with cinnamon and toffee, citrus honey and herbal smoke, wood varnish. Slightly more bitter with chalk and vegetal notes creeping in on the finish along with black pepper and toffee. It has a slightly rougher edge than the more elegant cask 33, but remains an impressively rich and dense dram with wonderful complexity. It’s testament to the Glendronach distillate that it can remain so expressive and nuanced despite such heavy sherry.

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