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Glendronach 18-year-old

Overall rating
87.70/100
votes
183
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Marsala Cask Finish
Bottled
11.11.2014
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
European Oak Casks + Marsala Hogsheads Finish
Number of bottles
2112
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
LH11283
Barcode
5060088799840
Added on
19 Feb 2015 6:03 pm by Amsterdam
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 211,33

58 × in wishlist

183 × member ratings

507 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 18-year-old

27 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.70 points

  1. hans1971 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. schengel10 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A nice malt, but the price was clearly too high!

    [Color] dark bronze;
    • Nose
      sweet, pickled cherries, nut, oak;
    • Taste
      oily body, spicy voluminous onset, cherries, honey, spice (ginger, oak), complex;
    • Finish
      medium length, fruity finish; peppery finish

  3. The Bonvivant scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
      Sweet but also a little spicy. It gives you a good idea of what you are about to taste.
    • Taste
      89 89
      a sweet taste of honey with a little spiciness from the pepper
    • Finish
      90 90
      the spiciness from the pepper makes it a great experience, because you have the contrast from both worlds- Sweet and spicy at the same time.

  4. Koalafant scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    SID#441
    09.10.2018 => 88/100

  5. MadScientist scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. TheWhiskyDungeon scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      brown sugar, forest fruits, wood tones, vanilla, raisins, blueberries
    • Taste
      pear, cherries, caramel, pepper, brown sugar, plum, wood tones, green apple

  7. Lady Dram scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. Oldie61 scored this whisky 83 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. Shane_IL scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Very different from the standard Glendronach fair. However, I did find it a little bitter on the end. It’s also very pricey for what it is.

    Tasted at a Malt Mongers Israel Evening

    Reviewed in my blog: https://iwriteaboutstuffilike.com/2016/09/16/malt-mongers-israel-glendronach-evening/
    • Nose
      Butterscotch. Ozone. Yellow cherry. Hay. Toffee. So much toffee. Flowers. Coconut. Light spices.
    • Taste
      Orange. Leather. Bitter wood. Woodspice. Those cheap pink chewy sweets.
    • Finish
      Long. Spicy. Fruity. Bitter.

  10. Batman84 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    Glendronach Marsala 18yo. 46% Vol. European Oak Casks + Marsala Hogshead Finish Bottled 10.11.2014
    Color: bright amber Nose: Wow nice round sweet. Fresh firm plum, great citrus notes, herbs and grass. Has something of summer meadow and the associated honey. Hiding a little ginger. Red fruits like raspberries. Very complex, great! Palate: on the tongue again a great berry sweet. Then the tannins take over the command. It tastes like more. Cotton candy. Resonance: Grassy notes resonate with berries and a light summer honey for a while in the mouth. Beautiful medium-long finish Conclusion: really a great dram. Wonderfully multifaceted without being intrusive. Unfortunately for a long time out of print and only through auctions or private sales.
    87/100 points

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