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Glengoyne Cask Strength

Overall rating
84.42/100
votes
133
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
10.12.2015
Casktype
Bourbon & Sherry Casks
Casknumber
Batch 004
Strength
58.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5010852033878
Added on
26 Mar 2016 5:47 pm by mullos
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 66,25

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Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne Cask Strength

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.42 points

  1. mauricehuckriede scored this whisky 80 points Newbie

    unfiltered whisky, with a nice aftertaste
    heavy whisky and not too smoky

  2. Juergen Willi scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    My first Glengoyne. And not my last.
    • Nose
      Sherry, caramel, leather coffee, orange, dried fruits, raisins. A typical nose for a sherry cask matured whisky.
    • Taste
      Peach, orange, cherry. Oak wood, pepper, vanilla, nutmeg. Good mouthfeel, it's sweet and creamy. The alcohol is well integrated.
    • Finish
      Quite long. Milk chocolate, vanilla, coffee, oak wood, spices (chili) and herbs.

  3. robain scored this whisky 90 points Specialist

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

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    An interesting, somewhat boisterous Cask Strength that lacks maturity! Compared to A 'BUNADH I see him behind it!
    Still a good malt for a fair price!
    [Color] amber;
    • Nose
      fruity (oranges), sherry, nuts, leather, oak;
    • Taste
      with water: fruity (grape, peach, orange), a little sherry, oily, caramel, oak, pepper; intense, gruff and clearly young;
    • Finish
      a medium-long, creamy finish with milk chocolate and sherry, in the finish oak, dry;

  5. GIORGOS scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 71 points Expert Senior

    22-03-2019
    • Nose
      70 70
      vanilla, pepper
    • Taste
      72 72
      vanilla, pepper, ripe banana
    • Finish
      71 71
      vanilla, pepper, ripe banana

  7. diamond2000 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Aroma: fortified wine, dry grain barn, sweet yeast dough, peanuts, gingerbread, milk chocolate, butterscotch, burnt caramel; the second wave comes assorted nuts, raisins. Sherry worked here quite delicately, raisin-dried fruit notes are not in the foreground, but hidden under confectionery and maltiness.

    Taste: very bright, burning red pepper, burnt caramel, red-hot nuts, boiled hot pepper, bitter herbal infusion, liqueur sweet, hints of fortified red wine.

    Finish: longer than average, repeats the taste; decaying chili pepper, added very sweet coffee, herbal bitter.

    Rating: 87

    Bottom line: there is a slight imbalance between aroma and taste, but the molt is rather pleasant and not boring, with a long finish. Such a sherry whisky, in which sherry only complements the base without hammering it.

  8. Christian Wagner scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  9. dram-drinker scored this whisky 77 points Moderator

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      73 73

  10. dram-drinker scored this whisky 77 points Moderator

    Unfortunately the butterscotch is not to my liking - reminds me on the typical Glenrothes distilled in the 90s
    • Nose
      Leathery, boots, vanilla notes, nutty, hints of sweet fruits, butterscotch?
    • Taste
      Definitely butterscotch, also some oaky notes, spices, subtle sweetness
    • Finish
      Medium long, warm, a bit drying

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