Glendronach 1995

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Stated Age
20 years old
PX Sherry Puncheon
Number of bottles
53.8 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
The German Malt Whisky Community
de Germany
Added on
10 oct 2016 11:39 am by ted.striker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 175.31

29 × in wishlist

69 × member ratings

155 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1995

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.71 points

  1. Corso_theRed scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Boringly good. Absolutely recommended! Elegantly complex on the nose, with oscillating fruitiness and tertiary sensations of spices. 
    • Nose
      At first, quite savory and spicy for a PX cask. 
      Myriads of cooking spices like black pepper, coriander, caraway, and other indistinct flavors. Then, after about 15-20 minutes, the sweeter fruit aromas emerge. Associations of dark berries, juicy cherries and poached peaches. Marzipan and some herbal honey.
    • Taste
      Smooth arrival. Honeyed oak, menthol, a touch of dark chocolate and a whole lot of sherry goodness. An evanescent citrus backdrop, black tea leaves, and faint caramel.
    • Finish
      Medium-long. Despite the lack of overt oakiness on the palate, tannins linger quite a while.

  2. Daviner scored this whisky 95 points Member Junior

    Complex, successful and almost perfect whisky.

  3. Whisky Hamster scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Yes, boringly good, but not boringly excellent to me. Very much rounded off and pleasing, but lackluster in that this malt lacks the components to make is rise to the top like many other GD single casks have done in the past. This is a very good dram, but unfortunately forgettable as it lacks uniquness in character. Try before you buy.

  4. Indianerhäuptling scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. tommy12 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Nice color, but not particularly dark for an old Glendronach. Scent: pleasantly sweet (not as exaggerated as with some PX barrels), not complex, rather a little one-dimensional (that sometimes fits very well, dangerously "tasty"), intense sherry, raisins, rum, honey, no off-notes, opens something with water. Don't take too much water. Medium to long finish. Considering the price I paid of 189 euros (recently from my local dealer) a good buy. With 200 to 220 euros he would be very well paid. Given my benchmark, I wouldn't spend more. (For me, the Glendronach Allardice 18 up to and including 2018, i.e. still from Billy Walker, is the absolute benchmark against which every whisky has to be measured.)

  7. Xaver did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    So ... Conclusion ... hats off!
    • Nose
      Dark amber

      My first impression. Ne track of smoke and ripe, set dried fruits.
      Some leather, a nuance balsamic vinegar and pickled blackberries. Sweet maltiness and dark sour cherries. With some time in the glass comes furniture polish and apple cider vinegar. Rancid butter, more maggi and raisins. I still find marzipan to find out. He has such a fine cognac note with.
      Very horny, mature nose!
    • Taste
      Sparkling, sweet start. Sugared raisins. Sweet figs. Oranges, some leather and roasted almonds. Some bitterness and brings a slightly dry mouthfeel. A slight spice sharpness joins in addition. Nevertheless, the taste is very varied. Predominantly sweet and creamy.
      The second sip more plum, yeast dough and a little cinnamon. A subtle artificial touch is added.
      I can not describe in the beginning how good the taste tastes good. A total taste-change game. Very cool.
    • Finish
      Long and syrupy. Sweet and set. Slight bitterness. In the end honey sticks to the cheeks.

  8. Mike King scored this whisky 88 points Member Junior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  9. wbarchive_485944 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      91 91

  10. MadScientist scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86


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