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14 Jun 2013

Glenburgie 1992 (Tasting Fellows)

Tasting notes by Ruben Luyten - Posted in Glenburgie

Glenburgie 1992Tasting Fellows has just started as an independent bottler, with around seven releases so far, all medium-aged single casks.

We’ll start with this Glenburgie 1992, a bottling that’s sold out already. Later we’ll also try the Caperdonich 1995 from their latest batch.

As far as I know, their bottlings are only available directly from tastingfellows.de. You should investigate shipping abroad, fellows!

 

 

Glenburgie 1992 Tasting FellowsGlenburgie 20 yo 1992
(55,6%, Tasting Fellows 2012,
bourbon barrel #4894, 179 btl.)

Nose: modern with a sweet barley core. A mix of pineapple sweets, apricot jam and honey. Banana ice cream. Vanilla custard and hints of white chocolate. Mouth: really sweet again with a thick, creamy texture. Pineapple, apple compote and pears. Different kinds of jelly beans. Banana again. Honey and plenty of vanilla. Hints of almond paste. Finish: long, with more spices and green oak alongside the sweetness.

Quite a syrupy Glenburgie, with a modern character that’s easy to enjoy despite the low complexity. For people with a sweet tooth. Around € 70.

Score: 87/100

Glenburgie 1992 (Tasting Fellows) 3.5 Ruben Luyten 2013-06-14

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  • Tony: Yes, lower! It is almost unheard of for a more recent and older aged bottling to be 30% cheaper than the previously released one. Maybe that also help
  • Tony: True - I had it in my basket in one web shop as soon as it was announced, but it disappeared before I could check out! Luckily I have some of the prev
  • WhiskyNotes: I don't know, Gal. This kind of bottle is either sold out through pre-orders, or in a webshop five minutes after it appears online.

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  • Irish Single Malt 16yo 1999 (The Nectar of the Daily Drams)
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  • Glenlivet 42yo (Cadenhead)
  • Auchentoshan 1994 (Whisky Agency)
  • Blended Malt Extra Old (Whisky Agency)
  • Woodford Reserve Master's Collection
  • Teeling 26yo Vintage Reserve
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