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Glenfarclas whisky reviews

Glenfarclas distillery
Speyside region
Founded in 1836, currently active
Owned by J&G Grant
www.glenfarclas.co.uk

Glenfarclas 12 yo 2000 (55,8%, Whisky-Doris 2012, sherry butt, 278 btl.) – 86/100

Glenfarclas verticale: 1980 to 1953

Glenfarclas 105 20yo (60%, OB 2012, 4000 btl.) – 89/100

Glenfarclas 105 (60%, OB 2007) – 86/100

Glenfarclas 105 (60%, OB 2013) – 85/100

Glenfarclas 17 yo (43%, OB) – 83/100

Glenfarclas 175th Anniversary (43%, OB 2011, 6000 btl.) – 89/100

Glenfarclas 175th Anniversary ‘Chairman’s Reserve’ (46%, OB 2011, 1296 btl.) – 91/100

Glenfarclas 58 yo 1953 (47,2%, OB for Wealth Solutions 2012, first fill sherry butt #1674, 400 btl.) – 93/100

Glenfarclas 42 yo 1966 ‘Exotic Dusky Maiden’ (44,4%, SMWS 2008, 1.146, 76 btl.) – 92/100

Glenfarclas 44 yo 1968 ‘My Tribute to the 175th Anniversary’ (54,4%, OB Family Cask selected by Luc Timmermans, cask #5241, 175 btl.)

Glenfarclas 41 yo 1968 (49,7%, OB 2010 for Thosop, cask #702 & 5240, 318 btl.) – 93/100

Glenfarclas 44 yo 1968 ‘My Tribute’ (54,4%, OB Family Cask for Luc Timmermans, cask #5241, 175 btl.) – 93/100

Glenfarclas 43 yo 1968 (47,5%, OB Family Cask ‘selected by Luc Timmermans’, Manzanilla cask #697, 133 btl.) – 93/100

Glenfarclas 1968 (51,6%, OB 2009, Family cask for Luc Timmermans, cask #699, Lindores 5th Anniversary, 35 btl.) – 93/100

Glenfarclas 39 yo 1970 (54,4%, The Perfect Dram 2009, first fill oloroso butt, 240 btl.) – 89/100

Glenfarclas 1971 (57,1%, OB Family Cask VII 2007, sherry butt #140, 459 btl.) – 91/100

Glenfarclas 40 yo 1971 (52%, OB Family Cask for Silver Seal 2011, cask #148, 473 btl.) – 92/100

Glenfarclas 1977 Family Cask (59%, OB 2006, cask #61, 582 btl.) – 82/100

Glenfarclas 32 yo 1978 (46,3%, OB Family Cask VII 2011, refill sherry hogshead #590, 240 btl.) – 83/100

Glenfarclas 21 yo 1980 (53%, OB for Filliers 2002, dark oloroso cask, 574 btl.) – 89/100

Glenfarclas 1980 (50,1%, OB Family Cask I 2007, refill sherry butt #1942, 681 btl.) – 89/100

Glenfarclas 18 yo 1987 (46%, OB 2006, Quarter cask #3704 + 3707 + 3859 + 3860, 1299 btl.) – 84/100

Glenfarclas 1990 Family Cask (56,5%, OB 2010, cask #5095, 459 btl.) – 89/100

Glenfarclas 1990 – The Family Malt Collection (43%, OB 2006) – 87/100

Glenfarclas 9 yo 2003 (56,8%, OB Family Cask for Le Gus’t 2013, cask #1450, 316 btl.) – 87/100

Glenfarclas 40 yo (46%, OB 2010) – 91/100

Glenfarclas 9 yo 2002 (53%, OB for Master of Malt 2011, two oloroso sherry hogsheads) – 87/100

House of Peers 25y 1955 (40%, Douglas Agency Glasgow, 1980’s) – 91/100

Speyside 33 yo 1976 (53%, Thosop 2010, cask #1420) – 86/100

Speyside region 41 yo 1969 (54,3%, The Whisky Agency ‘Perfect Dram’ 2010, bourbon hogshead, 195 btl.) – 90/100

Speyside’s Finest 43 yo 1966 (48,2%, Douglas Laing OMC 2009, cask #5525, 197 btl.) – 91/100

“1836” 1970 (53,5%, Malts of Scotland ‘Angel’s Choice’ 2011, sherry cask MoS 11025, 55 btl., 35 cl.) – 91/100

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