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Glen Scotia 10-year-old Picture House

Overall rating
83.10/100
votes
54
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Heavily Peated
Bottled
2014
Stated Age
10 years old
Number of bottles
6000
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Legends of Scotia
Barcode
5016840161219
Added on
10 Dec 2014 11:01 am by Roman
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 63,94

6 × in wishlist

54 × member ratings

142 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Scotia 10-year-old Picture House

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.10 points

  1. ezioaudit scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

  2. diamond2000 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    Aroma: in the foreground fresh sea notes: iodine, beached seaweed, hot smoked fatty fish, spicy pickle, menthol, further extinct charcoal, caramel, smoked meat, lemon peel and lemon, apricots, roasted apples, a little lime.

    Taste: crackers made from rye bread, burnt meat, malt sweetness, orange liqueur, something fruity in the form of apricots and peaches, activated charcoal.

    Finish: longer than average, burnt crust of rye bread, an infusion of medicinal herbs, light red curds, smoked meat, oily.

    Rating: 86-87

    Bottom line: my first Glen Scotia and immediately not typical! In terms of ppm, this is not Heavily Peated, but more talisker 10 by furiousness, there is probably even more coastal character than the emphasis on peat and smoke, it is very similar to Islay and Skye, but there is still something individual. I think the level is not worse than Ardbeg Ten and Talisker 10, it’s a pity that this is a limited release ... But if you think there are enough peat releases on Ayla, and doing everything on Islay's tracing paper, it’s losing your personality ... this is just my opinion Perhaps the demand for peat whisky pushed them to the experiments ...

  3. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Interesting notes to the peat, nice whisky, but no one, because of which you scratch your head. Easy Drinking.
    • Nose
      Peat, slightly sour, citrus, yoghurt, a few bright fruits, vanilla.
    • Taste
      Spicy, cloves, peat, some smoke, again yoghurt, citrus, vanilla.
    • Finish
      Peat smoke, some resin, yoghurt, citrus, not so long but strong.

  4. markjedi1 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    What a pleasant surprise. 60 to 70 EUR is not cheap, but the whisky pleases, so he gets a spot in the cabinet.
    • Nose
      The nose is immediately sweet and sour on gooseberries, Seville oranges, toffee and apricot pastry – with a smoky side. Some roast beef and pineapple cubes. Toffee and toffee apples. And in all honesty: I think it’s great.
    • Taste
      The body is fine. The peat is quite big and offers an immediate smokiness. The fruit kicks in and evolves towards the candied variety. Seville oranges, apricots, peach and even some passion fruit. Clearly some sherry casks went into the mix here.
    • Finish
      The finish is very long. It starts honeysweet, but then the fruit has to clear the stage for a big smokiness that keeps lingering. Very good.

  5. Torfding scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Barley drying in the sun, warm and dry, cooling, lightly burnt cake, slightly sweetish and young, some wood, fruit notes (soft pear and old orange), the taste of peat (smoke and earth) passes over time, but that Burnt remains
    • Taste
      Somehow burned something, smoke, citrus and ginger notes, oak, cereals and a dash of coffee
    • Finish
      medium; Smoke, honey and fruity notes, a hint of coffee, peppery rise from below again

  6. Andreas de Boer scored this whisky 83 points Newbie

    • Nose
      72 72
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      81 81

  7. MrRancho scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Good whisky with nice smoke flavors.
    • Nose
      Campfire, pear, fruity.
    • Taste
      Smoke, pear, acacia honey, flowery, oak. Generally still quite youthful, edgy.
    • Finish
      Medium long after smoke and oak.

  8. Phàdraig scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Is this price reasonable, even if it is a limited edition?

  10. Mr.Edradour scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

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