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Glengoyne Teapot Dram

Overall rating
88.35/100
votes
129
Whiskybase ID
WB90312
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Distillery Only
Bottled
2016
Casktype
First Fill Oloroso Casks
Casknumber
Batch 005
Number of bottles
3138
Strength
59.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L091216 3 06:27 BB
Barcode
5010852036435
Added on
10 Dec 2016 12:12 pm by St. Pauli
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 264.14

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129 × member ratings

295 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne Teapot Dram

23 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.35 points

  1. didi1893 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Violent sherry dominates this Glengoyne. Dried fruit ends in a pleasant sharpness, voluminous and powerful sherry flavors play with each other. I really like a wonderful sherry filling!

    23/23/22/22 (89P)
    • Nose
      Intense caramel shines reddish from the glass, on the glass wall of my premium snifter there is a multitude of small "legs". Raisins and dates rise, dried fruits play with caramelized sugar and hazelnuts, oranges rub off, minimally there is a hint of tart citrus fruits. Every now and then the otherwise harmoniously integrated alcohol flashes, the orange aroma intensifies, sweet raisins end in a slightly menthol freshness.
    • Taste
      Oranges and raisins dominate the first sip with caramel and dark sherry flavors. Voluminous draws warmth through the palate, wooden sharpness tickles discreetly between the lips, a pinch of white pepper dusted on the tongue. The second sip is characterized by intense dried fruit, raisins, dates, dried orange and grapefruit peels end in a peppery heat on the tip of the tongue, wooden elements and hints of sour cherries are added. The mouthfeel changes constantly between creamy and dry, at the moment the saliva is stimulated.
    • Finish
      Dark and dried fruit aromas stick to the palate, caramel drips from the tongue, creamy hazelnuts come into their own, the mouthfeel becomes greasy and oily. The voluminous aftertaste sticks to the palate and flatters the tongue.

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 92 points Moderator

    This is definitely more than a daily dram - very well balanced - I never had the feeling that it is over-sherried
    • Nose
      Huge and intense dried fruits, plums, prunes, dates, toffee, butter caramel, sugar cane - very good
    • Taste
      Punchy, oily, creamy, lots of dried fruits again, figs, nutmeg, very nice oak wood, good sweetness
    • Finish
      Long and burning, spicy and peppery but not drying

  3. LordBellamy scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Nose: toffee and caramel sweetness that always changes to balsamic vinegar, plum jam and almond / hazelnut flavors, the alcohol is quite well integrated, but is present and gives him something fresh, mentholhaftes, oaks and spice flavors come through, especially cloves and some cinnamon , red fruits like raspberry and strawberry

    Taste: Sherry explosion in the mouth, quite oily, the alcohol bites very strong here, has a peppery, slightly dry oak

    Finish: long and warm, later drier on the tongue, again massive sherry with dried fruit and the hazelnut from the nose is now much more dominant, almost towards nougat

    With water: it softens, opens and reveals much more fruit flavors, then vanilla and even some coconut cream with chocolate topping

    Significantly better than the previous batches, which is almost back towards batch 1 - 89 points

  4. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    if you like tart notes that is completely OK
    a challenging and complex malt
    every now and then I like these kinds of malts
    • Nose
      red berry (raspberry), sherry, raisins, nutty becomes more, slightly cola becomes more, milk chocolate, sweet raspberry candy, slightly dark caramel, sweetness, slightly chemical, spicy, cardboard, late currant

      with water: sweeter, more cola, very nutty, lots of berries, plums
    • Taste
      round and strong on the palate
      Forest berry mix, raisins, oak, spicy, sherry, sweetness becomes less, cola, tart

      with water: softer, polish, slightly chemical
    • Finish
      long
      Currant, dark chocolate ~ 75%, slightly sherry, tart, bitter
      astringent on the tongue

      with water: bitter, bitter, lots of oak

  5. Mapl scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    not the most complex mainly on toffee and caramel and a bit too sweet for my liking but very pleasant sherry

  7. robain scored this whisky 88 points Specialist

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

  8. squaadgras scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  9. Liquid_Gold scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      90 90

  10. rpvdwel scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

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