Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Malts of Scotland (MoS)
Bourbon Barrel
Number of bottles
55.1 % Vol.
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
15 Jul 2009 11:21 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 455.00

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67 × member ratings

34 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glengoyne 1973 MoS

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.23 points

  1. Teresa scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  2. boborban scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    serge Colour: gold. Nose: completely different from the official 40, that is to say
    mostly explosively fruity. Surprisingly big notes of bubblegum, tinned
    pineapples and banana liqueur, then more coconut and white chocolate. If you
    like hugely fruity oldies, this is for you. With water: more of the same, with
    added notes of marzipan. Ultra-clean. Mouth (neat): once again, the fruitiness
    is immense here. There are even hints of Muscat grapes, litchis and bags of
    fresh strawberries, as well as these notes of pineapple that we already had on
    the nose. Spectacular ‘polished youth’, so to speak. With water (although water
    isn’t obligatory here): emphatically fruity, with also more vanilla fudge,
    millionaire shortbread and nougat. Finish: medium long but still very clean,
    fruity, jammy, with a little more tannins but also added notes of pink
    grapefruits. Comments: immensely drinkable and stunningly alive. The huge
    problem is that one may quaff litres of this without even noticing and at 55%,
    that can be quite dangerous. Another amazing old Glengoyne.


  3. Derekyu928 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    【First】: Amber Alcoholic Fulfillment Sweet Peach Lychee Coconut Banana White Chocolate with Transparent Feel 【Body】: Body Sense with a Feeling to Spread Upward Grape Slightly Tanned Powerful 【Finish】: Nose pass priority Prior sweet pansy sunflower Vitamin type flavor acidity http://www.whiskylink.com/?p=1417

  4. lexus scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Not very expressive on the nose, but very pleasant ... very nice finale with a nice balance between spices and the rest. Supports very well an addition of water ...
    • Nose
      Vanilla, a lot of apple, grapefruit, less exuberant than the 1972, requires more time but quite complex too, more difficult to define ...
    • Taste
      Palate: a little spicy, always on vanilla, honey, cleaner than 1972, warmer too and herbaceous with water ... very pleasant
    • Finish
      Finish: Very long, very spicy, fruit cramble, orange / tangerine, a little waxy, warmer and woody too, some notes of apricot and cinnamon ...

  5. PierreDH scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    A rather monomaniac nose. Not monolithic so far, the queen of our orchards knowing how to vary her attire and surprise us more beautiful. The nose is beautiful so the rest is really hard to follow. Too clear and marked by wood (even alcohol). This disturbing side, was erased after a few months. Do not hesitate to put water, it is very powerful.
    • Nose
      Many apples and all kinds. Napoleon candy with apple, pink lady apple (sweet yum), caramelized apples, apple juice and apfelstrudel. Echoing the latter, a little muscatel grape and cinnamon. It is fruity, pastry and slightly spicy at the same time while keeping the same thread, no need to tell you which one. Plus a floral side not unpleasant. The whole is pure, straight, delicate.
    • Taste
      Hot. Sweet and fruity at first. Then woody and bitterness.
    • Finish
      Almond paste, fruity stimulus with apple and muscat grapes. Wooded again. A bit simplistic. Average length. Final between sweet and bitter. After 4 months, the woody disappears little by little and gives way to an intense fruitiness.

  6. magic_slim scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    A great discovery. I could not imagine that old bourbon casked Glengoyne would taste so delicious.
    • Nose
      Powerful, intensive, very clean and fruity. Caramel covered vanilla ice cream with acacia honey and mirabelle schnaps. Mnjam mjnam mnjam. Quite flowery as well. A great nose.
    • Taste
      The first mouthfeel is wow! Pure delight and intensity. Rich and balanced. Candied overripe mirabelles and fudge. Very tasty.
    • Finish
      Long and satisfying. Still on caramel and sweet mirabelles. A liquid dessert par excellence. Don't need sweets anymore, this is better.


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