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Glen Els 2008 - 2010

Overall rating
84.83/100
votes
43
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Künstlercollection #4
Vintage
2008 - 2010
Bottled
08.2015
Casktype
Pedro Ximénez Casks
Number of bottles
1000
Strength
45.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Artist: Oliver Graute
Added on
31 Aug 2015 8:36 pm by rottendon
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 79.63

3 × in wishlist

43 × member ratings

108 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Els 2008 - 2010

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.83 points

  1. SimpleSample scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    Yes, ok, but nothing special.
    • Nose
      Fruity ... dark fruits ... honey ... fruits tea ...
    • Taste
      Dark marmalade..sherry..eiche ... light tanine with a little spice ...
    • Finish
      Short to medium ... a few more tanine.

  2. pianoman scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Light raisins, pineapple, dark grape juice. Ice tea, a little brown sugar.
    • Taste
      Dark cherries, some honey, caramel, nougat. Orange liqueur, melted chocolate.

  3. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Not my cup of tea, I can not get rid of those nasty gum-dead, otherwise of course very moist.
    • Nose
      Smoked bacon, burnt car tires, leather, dark berries, dark chocolate, engine oil, nut, raisins
    • Taste
      Again gum, now with smoked sausage, then raisin pastry, mocha, herb-sweet, sticky-oily, dark caramel and molasses
    • Finish
      Dark berries, roasted almonds, smoke, oak

  4. Segens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A nice dram which is fully worth its money. No real PX Cask influence so not too sweet but still characteristic. I like this dram!

  5. Conmai scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. Kaltduscher scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      The malt needs a few minutes in the glass until its flavors unfold. Sweet sherry. Raisins. Hazelnut and raisin chocolate. Behind it spicy notes. Bitter orange. Light wood smoke.
    • Taste
      Oily, the malt slides through the mouth. Hazelnut and raisin chocolate. Pickled raisins. Caramel. Mocha. Herbal notes. Some oak.
    • Finish
      Sweet at first. Fresh cookies with salt caramel and chocolate chips. Then spicy. Pepper. Oak spice. Dry finish with subtle wood smoke.

  7. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Great whisky, good Glen Els, is not quite enough to the Alriks ran, but can still many D / A / CH WHISCYS and a number of Scots in the bag.
    • Nose
      very sweet and spicy, light smoke ... chocolate, plum jam, prunes, slightly spicy / burnt ... reminiscent of plum wrapped in bacon, heavy-sweet wine
    • Taste
      very sweet, a lot of chocolate, again plum and a sweetish-burnt note, a little brandy
    • Finish
      long and bittersweet, burnt honey roast crust

  8. Wild Thing scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      81 81

  9. Wild Thing scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Nice aroma, taste is ok, but nothing for which I would spend 80 ¬.
    • Nose
      Grapes Nut chocolate with a lot of sweet caramel and mocha. I can not find smoke ... A nice sweet aroma.
    • Taste
      Sweet and oily. Now, a bit of campfire smoke is coming through. He also has some cooling eucalyptus? Has something of orange cream chocolate with biscuits.
    • Finish
      Quite short with almonds and bitter orange.

  10. SteveW110 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    The nose promises a whole lot of rich and full PX flavors and soft smoke!
    The artist 4 reminds me very much of the Alrik "Early Bird".

    However, the taste can not fulfill what the nose promises ...
    The artist is a bit too "watery" in my taste. -> So a nice easy drinking whisky =)
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

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