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Overall rating
90.32/100
votes
58
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Vintage
1992
Bottled
11.2016
Stated Age
24 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Butt
Casknumber
43
Number of bottles
644
Strength
52.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
LK81563
Barcode
5060399684873
Bottled for
UK Exclusive
Added on
14 Nov 2016 8:25 pm by Black Widow
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 433,20

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Whisky Reviews for Glendronach 1992

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.32 points

  1. dRambo scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    wow - unlike the standard range - much more spice, tobacco, barrel power - less red groats - very exciting
    • Nose
      intense creamy vanilla meets dark red fruits, grape seeds, tannin-laden light bitterness, very smooth-looking nose, voluminous, caressing - with a drop of water somewhat herbal tart, balsamic vinegar,
    • Taste
      Sherrypower beats, dark berries, cherries, grape, tart - sour fruity, oak - a lot of strong aromatic oak, massive tannins without bitterness, pepper and ginger, cinnamon and cardamom, hints of resin, spicy tobacco, very little sweetness, nice texture - voluminous without being syrupy
    • Finish
      Strong, dry, slightly sour, still marvelous fruits, solid chocolate and oak in a very long finish

  2. Dre73 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Delicious complex whisky, with beautiful dark coffee and tobacco tones, and fruitiness.
    • Nose
      full scent, spicy, cinnamon. Also a hint of roasted meat, chocolate. Touch of mint, bit of cigar, peach, plum, nuts.
    • Taste
      Pure chocolate, slightly stimulating. Full taste. Fruity, peach-like. And Cappuccino.
    • Finish
      Long, dry, spicy. Very light tingling / peppery still. And again cappuccino.

  3. St. Pauli scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    It's a beast of a whisky, very good.
    • Nose
      Meaty and sulphury, yet fresh (mineral). Gunpowder tea, oxtail soup, even miso soup, wet pebble beach. Then it's also fruity, with both dried and fresh fruit. Dates, prunes, tangerine, apricot, peach. What follows is a nutty taste of hazelnut and almond. Then, barley, mint and cinnamon complete this complex nose. 
    • Taste
      Yes, it's rather dry and almost austere, but also savoury. Dried fruit (dates), meaty and sulphury notes (matches/soup), walnut, dark chocolate, and quite some cooling mint. 
    • Finish
      Long, drying on various kind of spices (pepper, nutmeg, clove, even cardamom), walnuts, some de-surgared, but dried dates, and salted meat. The freshness is almost gone, but that's fully OK.

  4. Nevinlee258 scored this whisky 91 points Newbie

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  5. Vince' scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  6. rpvdwel scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  7. JacobaEd scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  8. BehindSpace scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  9. peatbogger scored this whisky 90 points Specialist

    Tasted at Orkney Hotel Bar.
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      92 92

  10. peatbogger scored this whisky 90 points Specialist

    A great single cask sherry bomb.
    • Nose
      Rich sherry, raisins, prunes, black plums.

      Leather and tobacco. Wet slightly sulphoric wood.

      Complex.
    • Taste
      Thick and full of dark fruit juices. Meaty. Nuts, espresso and dark choco.
    • Finish
      Long, and getting darker and heavier towards the end with some spice developing.

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