Glen Garioch 1968

Overall rating
92.91/100
votes
39
Whiskybase ID
WB7310
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Individual Cask Bottling
Vintage
27.04.1968
Bottled
1997
Stated Age
29 years old
Casknumber
623
Strength
56.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 apr 2009 3:38 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 1128.47

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Whisky reviews for Glen Garioch 1968

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 92.91 points.

  1. JCTang scored this whisky 94 points Member Senior

    Glen Garioch 1968 29YO Cask # 623, 56.9%. Color: dark amber; smell: first on roasted wood, then brown sugar honey water, latte coffee, Iraqi dates or glutinous rice date cake? It also seems to be in a high-end Middle Eastern spice bazaar, and there are obvious high-quality tobacco leaves, 94 points; tasting: the cubic of dried prunes & candied dates, very oily, almost like toothpaste, with some small spice embellishments afterwards, And a clear feeling of tobacco and minty, 94 points; aftertaste: medium-length, candied dates, slightly peat, 93 points; 20211231

  2. OJK scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    On the nose, rubber, peach, date, peanut butter, mint, wet earth, and beef tataki with soy sauce. Totally transfixing. On the palate, herbal liqueur, leather, and mushroom broth. On the finish the fruit kicks back in, mainly on melon and water melon, then black pepper and sweet tar. Incredibly complex, with so many layers of umami, fruit and minerals, accompanying the rich sherry and old peat notes. Really one of those times when you can say they don’t make ‘em like they used to…

  3. Vmarcinv scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Nose- dried fruit, light peat, earthiness, a little sweetness of cherries, leather. With time, aromas of wood and resin appear.
    Taste - An explosion of dryness, soy sauce, smoke and sour-sweet raisins. Good old sherry with resin notes. Oily and sticky,
    Finish - A lot of herbal, ripe sherry, earthy, light notes of tobacco, sweet smoke and chocolate.
    Excellent whisky but too much expenisve nowadays..

  4. dram-drinker scored this whisky 94 points Photo Moderator

    Old sherry whisky, close to a sherry bomb, but not too sweet, still intense and complex – fantastic!
    • Nose
      95 95
      Old wood, mushrooms, dried fruits, dates, figs, toffee, brown sugar, whiffs of smoke, nutmeg, little earthy, little meaty, beefstock, soy sauce, hints of acacia honey, little sherry wood, whiffs of menthol – superb!
    • Taste
      94 94
      Little punchy, oily, liquorice, subtle sweetness, more menthol and eucalyptus, old sherry wood, toffee, little spices and herbs, hints of peat and smoke – excellent!
    • Finish
      92 92
      Medium long, warm, more spicy and herbal, little tannic, coffee

  5. SFWC scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Immense

  6. cfosterk scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    I struggle with these heavily sherried whiskies. Wonderful quality no doubt and depth of flavour's is astonishingly good but I cant score higher as the distillery profile is somewhat swamped

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