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Glen Scotia 18-year-old

Overall rating
84.79/100
votes
54
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Classic Campbeltown Malt
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Casks Finish
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L2/221/17 11:01
Barcode
5016840181200
Added on
19 Aug 2017 2:20 pm by Rien
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 78,46

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Scotia 18-year-old

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.79 points

  1. Othorion scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Sea breeze, mint, lime juice, earthy, very delicate smoke, pears, cereals, thyme
    • Taste
      creamy, relatively soft, some pepper, again the pear, thyme, milk chocolate, a hint of vanilla, cornflakes
    • Finish
      Medium, warming, pepper, now bittersweet chocolate and some coffee, spicy

  2. Noface83 scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    Great OA with age, 46% and not cool filtered. That brings intense notes and neat spice. However, the wood is quite dominant and you have to like that - especially in the finish.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Fresh (slightly salty sea air and lemon), fruity (pear) and honey-sweet, caramel biscuit, malt, light smoke and earthy notes. The oak also taps with sharp wood notes and herbs.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Crunchy, tingling and woody. Malt coffee and a lot of chocolate, some salt caramel, vanilla and some pepper and herbs.
    • Finish
      84 84
      First chocolate again, then lots of pepper, menthol and bitterness, plus honey sweetness and licorice. Medium long and on the woody side.

  3. mosesumike scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Who knows the 15er has nothing here. He is round and fruity. Has a slightly smoky touch but can not do anything better than the 3 year younger brother. On the contrary, here I had a slight bitterness. At 15 there was nothing to feel.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Delicate vanilla honey with straw and tobacco in the background. Very good to smell are the citrus notes but also the apple Helene speaks up. Is there a sea breeze? or even some bitter wood notes? Difficult to make out. The nose is very reserved.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Spicy peppery with oily oak sweetness it starts on the palate. Apple Helene and a hint of vanilla consolation over the slightly bitter wood. Somewhat sharper than the nose and slightly salty (imagination). Behind the nutmeg comes some tobacco and new leather to advantage. Already delicious.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Medium to long and extremely spicy peppery (me too much) he logs off with dark chocolate in the coffee slowly.
      He loses the comparison to the 15er with me clearly. But still a good malt. Especially in the PLV!

  4. Archer scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    It has potential, especially in the nose, but it does not exhaust it until the end. In the finish he falls unfortunately pretty much.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Honey-swirled apricot and peach pieces. The sweetness but only at the beginning, quite short. Then: mineral, salty. Menthol. Lemon water. Beautiful chocolate and coffee bean notes. Caramels. Interesting mixture.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Very chocolaty on arrival, with orange zest, hazelnuts and almonds. Mild and dry from the beginning. Dried dates, dark chocolate, bread dough. Something watery creeps in and dilutes the flavors a bit. Finally salty and peppery.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Medium-long and dry, with chocolate, marzipan, coffee powder and menthol.

  5. SweetPeat scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Super interesting, very complex, varied. Have never smelt so much malt in a whisky!
    • Nose
      88 88
      Liquorice, salami mousse, smoky, soot, heavy oil, Williams Christ pear, herbs, a trace of hay. The smoke reminds of the Fujikai 10 years, but in delicious.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Heavy oil, soot, wax, heaps of malt, peach, caramel, brown cane sugar, pepper on the tip of the tongue, neat oak, but not bitter, dark chocolate with coffee bean splinters
    • Finish
      87 87
      long (7/10) and slightly dry

  6. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Colour: amber
    Nose: sweet, leather, vanilla, salt, spices, oak, grass, sweet fruits, furniture varnish, cake and oil.
    Mouth: sweet, fruits, salt, spices, oak, pepper and chocolate.
    Finish: long, spices, vanilla, chocolate, dust and smoked salmon.
    Glen Scotia 18YO is a good balanced, complex and tasty whisky.

  7. Frion83 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Rich, rich and complex copy.
    • Nose
      Dried figs, deciduous foliage, vanilla and oak. Sherry sweetness and berry sourness. A grain of salt.
    • Taste
      Oily fruit bomb. Saturated, dense, sherry, vanilla with oak.
    • Finish
      Long, rather sherry, with oak and vanilla.

  8. ARDBERG scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    At a Tasting.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  9. mosesumike scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  10. Rien scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

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