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Glen Els The Journey

Overall rating
79.13/100
votes
10
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Miniature
Casktype
Sherry, Port, Madeira, Marsala, Malaga, Grand
Casknumber
L 1617
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml
Added on
29 Jun 2015 5:58 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 7.43

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34 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Els The Journey

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.13 points

  1. Schleifreak scored this whisky 74 points Member Senior

    Can not fully convince, after quite pleasant nose, the palate can not fully convince. Departure with weak, not pleasant aftertaste.
    • Nose
      77 77
      Vanilla, apples, some plum, broom?
    • Taste
      73 73
      Grainy (oats?), Light acid, sweet in the course
    • Finish
      71 71
      Short, slight sharpness, out of round

  2. stefsel111 scored this whisky 73 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      73 73
    • Finish
      72 72

  3. Astrid scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. Astrid scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    High expectations far exceeded! Does not have the ultimate complexity but for NAS absolute madness! From youth or the like, nothing is felt. Glen Els has created a very distinctive and, above all, promising style in terms of taste. I'm excited.
    • Nose
      very sweet and soft with vanilla, elegant, initially restrained, then some red wine and fruity sweet wine, fresh oak, creamy caramel in combination with malt, very slightly spicy, bread, butter biscuit, the vanilla combines with pleasant smoky notes, redcurrants, grenadines, Cherry juice, chocolate cake, salt, marzipan, raisins, cinnamon, strawberry compote, tobacco, walnut, also aromas of high-quality rum and apple brandy can be discovered
    • Taste
      fruity, soft oak, slightly spicy, very sweet, then a strong potpourri of the various wines from the barrels used with a tendency to blueberry spirit, malt, a lot of vanilla, toffee, plum wine, a lot of creamy mousse au chocolat, apple juice and excellent brandy, something Smoke, minimal bitter
    • Finish
      incredibly warming, again various fruity red and sweet wines, light dryness and spice, oak with vanilla and a bit of malt, pepper and ginger, toffee, cocoa, kiwi, hazelnut brownie, Ferrero Raffaello, again slightly bitterness, overall very long

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