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Overall rating
87.91/100
votes
36
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Adelphi (AD)
Bottling serie
Selection
Vintage
1998
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Butt
Casknumber
3740
Number of bottles
207
Strength
58.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
13 Aug 2017 9:22 am by Mischi
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 162.47

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36 × member ratings

40 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Garioch 1998 AD

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.91 points

  1. Dris scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  2. BestOfWest scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. ctu scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Correct sherried malt.
    • Nose
      Sherry, citruses, yellow fruits and spicy oak.
    • Taste
      Powerful. Sherry, cocoa, virgin mojito, orange peel, malt and spicy oak.
    • Finish
      Long, spicy, oaky.

  4. dramspotter scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    it is not that super powerful hit of a young first fill sherry - we are in refill oloroso territory. It is a little middle of the road if one was to find fault - it doesn't seem to present many more nuances, but it steers a steady ship. With six drops of water - nose almost unchanged seems to gain a bit of apple into the mix; palate opens up a bit, more user-friendly; finish somewhat softer. Water seems to be an overall improvement.
    • Nose
      85 85
      sharp prickle, oloroso but yeah we can assume we are in refill territory after 18 years. Quite Xmas cake, some spices, cloves, cinnamon, raisins
    • Taste
      83 83
      a little dry sherry in there, cocoa powder, coffee grounds
    • Finish
      84 84
      medium; it has that oloroso still strong but no bitterness or overt wood

  5. MadScientist scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  6. DocF scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    For the age and the color amazingly subtle sherry and subtle spiciness, amazingly "bright". I think there is even something left over "Glen Garioch". He needs some water, he does not tolerate too much. Alcohol is not felt.
    • Nose
      Intensive artificial apple flavor, is closed without water, with a few drops comes a "normal" apple, dates, old oak cabinet, marzipan
    • Taste
      Malt, apple, cough syrup, oranges
    • Finish
      Fruity-dry, juicy orange, blockade, cough syrup. Available but not very intense compared with nose and mouth.

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