Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Oak Casks
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
31 Jan 2016 9:13 am by mds51

Average value

€ 31.76

4 × in wishlist

39 × member ratings

65 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glencadam Origin 1825

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.05 points

  1. Georges scored this whisky 74 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      75 75
      Banana ice cream, turpentine, pineapple, coconut, sweet candy
    • Taste
      73 73
      Sweet, fruity (bananas, pears), vanilla, pepper
    • Finish
      74 74
      Rather short, sweet malt, peppery oak

  2. yellowcake scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    For this price, it is a good and easy-drinking Whisky. I love to pour in a lovely dram, sitting on the veranda and enjoying the sunset in summer. This Whisky is perfect for a warm summer evening.

  3. Blindbob scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    Not exciting, but a good cheap and cheerful session whisky.
    • Nose
      80 80
      Sweet, Vanilla.
    • Taste
      81 81
      Sherry,quite spirit for 40%, sweet.
    • Finish
      79 79
      Very short. Burnt sugar.

  4. SimpleSample scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    interesting nose unfortunately a bit weak in taste
    • Nose
      First, some fruit ... something of something and a few floral notes with some malt
    • Taste
      sweetness followed quickly by some bitterness towards straw :-)
    • Finish
      Means still a bit bitter

  5. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Nothing spectacular, but nothing wrong in this first NAS glencadam and good to start a whisky career.
    • Nose
      This one takes a few minutes to open up and doesn't give a lot away. A light sherry and vanilla sweetness, a little malt and a few floral notes.
    • Taste
      Nothing complex, easy going, little pepper, fruit and more wood tones coming after.
    • Finish
      Short finish, drying out the mouth ending with more wood and a little bitterness at the very end.

  7. Macheye scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    I rather enjoyed the fresh and lively nose of the Glencadam Origin 1825, however the taste unfortunately doesn’t follow through quite so successfully. That said, at a shy over £25 it’s well priced for a unchallenging everyday style whisky.

    • Nose
      A nicely pronounced combination of sweet fruits and malts. Mixed red berried and tropical fruit notes are livened by honeycomb and a heavy dose of vanilla. At the heart there is a real maltiness, at the edges, earthy spice and delicate florals. The sweetness here reminds me somewhat of the nose of a grain whisky.
    • Taste
      The immediate arrival is a lot less expressive than the nose, and alas also fairly thin. However, this is improved greatly after a period of resting – surprisingly so. The taste is less malty and much more fruity than the nose – pineapples and bananas take centre stage alongside some apple notes (perhaps apple crumble) and a vanilla custard.
    • Finish
      Short to medium with some peppery wood notes coming across.

  8. Kalle208 scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    For the price, a cool thing
    • Nose
      Sweet-fruity, tropical fruits (canned pineapple), baked bananas, vanilla, Prittstiftartige sticky sweet reminiscent of marzipan
    • Taste
      less fruity than the nose, spicy-peppery, light sweet
    • Finish

  9. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Well done. Whether 32 € for NAS with 40% in principle are appropriate, everyone must decide for themselves, but that is interesting and delicious, the fresh bourbon barrels have done a good job. In Scotland, there are also 10- or 12-year boredom for 30-35 €. Compared to the 10 Glencadam I made a decision difficult, which is better.
    • Nose
      very nice exotic fruitiness, grapefruit, papaya (Haribo tropifrutti), in the background cereals, straw, wholegrain biscuits, a hint of nutmeg / clove
    • Taste
      not as open-hearted as the nose, but tidy: sweet, grainy, of the fruits remains a little grapefruit and lime bitterness, but a floral perfume note, pepper (you can already see a youthful bite, for 40% quite strong, but not sprittig). .. after a long time in the mouth milk chocolate is added
    • Finish
      medium length, reminds me of A & Z cuts:

  10. Daan Tje scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      81 81


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