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Glen Garioch whisky reviews

Glen Garioch distillery
Eastern Highlands region
Founded in 1797, currently active
Owned by Morrison Bowmore / Suntory
www.glengarioch.com

Glen Garioch ‘Glaring Echo’ 18yo 1991 (46%, Daily Dram 2009) – 85/100

Glen Garioch 32 yo 1971 (44,6%, OB, hogshead #2041 for Taiwan) – 93/100

Glen Garioch 1971 (43,9%, OB for The Whisky Exchange 2011, cask #2038, 194 btl.) – 91/100

Glen Garioch 1972 (43%, OB for Oddbins, single cask, 1990’s) – 94/100

Glen Garioch 24 yo 1989 (51,4%, The Perfect Dram 2014, refill hogshead, 220 btl.) – 88/100

Glen Garioch 25 yo 1989 (50,3%, The Whisky Agency 2014, refill hogshead, 246 btl.) – 88/100

Glen Garioch 21 yo 1990 (54%, Archives 2012, hogshead #252, 267 btl.) – 81/100

Glen Garioch 22 yo 1990 (51,2%, Kintra 2013, refill sherry hogshead #7934, 302 btl.) – 89/100

Glen Garioch 21 yo 1990 (48,8%, Master of Malt 2012) – 83/100

Glen Garioch 20 yo 1991 “The Whiskyman’s Dram” (52,6%, Liquid Sun 2012, refill hogshead, 177 btl.) – 84/100

Glen Garioch 19 yo 1991 (50,1%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask #3175, 234 btl.) – 82/100

Glen Garioch 22 yo 1991 (52,9%, Whisky-Doris 2013, bourbon hogshead #5754, 259 btl.) – 87/100

Glen Garioch 21 yo 1992 (51,6%, Liquid Library 2014, refill hogshead, 227 btl.) – 87/100

Glen Garioch 1999 (56,3%, OB 2013, sherry matured) – 84/100

Glen Garioch 20 yo 1988 ‘Old Grandad Whisky’ (53,4%, SMWS 2009, 19.44, 251 btl.) – 81/100

Glen Garioch 21 yo 1973 (43%, OB for Duggans Distillers NY 1995, 75 cl.) – 92/100

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