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Overall rating
87.26/100
votes
92
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
16.09.2003
Bottled
02.2015
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Butt
Casknumber
5552
Number of bottles
638
Strength
56.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
The Old Pipe
Added on
28 Jan 2015 7:54 pm by Donpistoni
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 69.95

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92 × member ratings

191 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 2003

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.26 points

  1. RobbievdB scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    So I have this bottle open for a year and half and it’s due to be finished. This Glendronach benefits from airtime and will improve month after month. It remains a tad sharp in both nose and taste, but with a drop of water it turns nice sweet and fruity. It gives you toffee, cherry, oranges, nuts and some dry leaves aroma’s. I bought a second bottle just before they sold out. At €70 a no-brainer.

  2. Dris scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. DB1965 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Glendronach as it should be.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Chocolate, dark fruit, coffee and earthy notes.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Coffee again. Furthermore, honey, orange, tobacco, dark fruit, dark chocolate
    • Finish
      86 86
      A medium to long finish, fruity, a pepper and tobacco.

  4. ctu scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

  5. stefsel111 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. JacobaEd scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  7. Mark-E scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

  8. gooos scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  9. The_Independent scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    For my taste, a comparatively weak filling of the GlenDronach Single Cask series.
    The whisky is only in a small glass to advantage, otherwise it is quite fast too thin. At the same time, the taste and finish are dominated by strong bitterness notes from the (European) oak, which unfortunately are not integrated into other sherry flavors.
    • Nose
      86 86
      In a small glass develop very beautiful, sweet sherry flavors, butter cake, honey, toffee, caramelized sugar, vanilla.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Short sweet, then quickly bitter-sweet, sweet sherry, pastries, dusty wood, bitter oak notes, spicy aromas, clear espresso. Unfortunately neither creamy nor voluminous.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium long, bitter espresso, still slightly dusty, woody spiciness. Somehow thin, by no means full-bodied.

  10. Steven79 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

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