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Overall rating
83.00/100
votes
8
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Connoisseurs Choice
Vintage
1974
Bottled
1987
Stated Age
13 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
Old Map label
Added on
27 Mar 2009 9:09 am
Uncolored

Average value

€ 200,00

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Whisky Reviews for Glenkinchie 1974 GM

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.00 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    The nose is nice on citrus herbs honey pineapple, the palate is really disappointing a bit cardboardy and metallic

  2. Calmar scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Strange mute with a lot of fried vegetables and potatoes, with all that quite empty some, not the most interesting release. Purely for research purposes it was quite interesting to try, the strength of the sensations is quite impressive for 40%;
    • Nose
      Restrained, dry, the first nose - a freshly planed board; fryers, fried vegetables, leek salted fat, lemon peel, oak, fried potatoes with onions.
    • Taste
      Saturated, oily, corn, oak, vegetable notes, pepper wave, lemon peel, grapefruit, leather goods, light industrial notes, machine oil, sweet lemonade shades.
    • Finish
      Spicy, warming, red pepper, ginger, deep-fried vegetables, lemon rind, berry notes - mountain ash, black currant;

  3. Jeep51 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    The nose is nicer. This whisky does not necessarily make me vibrate without having defects.
    • Nose
      Nicely tangy: can be a little lime, pineapple. A little straw and a hint of cardboard or old newspaper. At aeration, a young / green side develops: pear and peach relatively little ripe, grass freshly cut.
    • Taste
      A little soft and much sweeter than the nose. Apple chard, old leather, pepper and toffee.
    • Finish
      Slightly bitter, woody and drying but not unpleasant.

  4. erikz scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    I can appreciate this style of whisky, nice and light Lowland style.
    • Nose
      Herbal, grassy, sweets, honey, cardamom, wet newspaper. With just a drop of water: sweets more in the foreground, grassiness almost disappeared, a more phenolic nose now. Prefer the nose without water. After a long time licorice also enters the nose.
    • Taste
      Oily, furniture varnish, honey, sweet foam candy or spekkies (the Dutch will know what I mean). With just a drop of water: still oily, more of the typical Dutch candy.
    • Finish
      Licorice, a hint of white pepper, brine, honey. Keeps lingering with peppered salty honey. With just a drop of water: licorice and honey remain, white pepper less so.

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