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Glengoyne whisky reviews

Glengoyne distillery
Southern Highlands region
Founded in 1833, currently active
Owned by Ian Macleod Distillers
www.glengoyne.com

Glengoyne 10 yo (40%, OB 2009) – 75/100

Glengoyne 12 yo (43%, OB 2012) – 82/100

Glengoyne 14 yo (40%, OB for Marks & Spencer 2013) – 81/100

Glengoyne 17 yo (43%, OB 2009) – 81/100

Glengoyne 26 yo 1969 (63%, Cadenhead’s Authentic Collection 1996, Chairman Stock) – 94/100

Glengoyne 36yo 1972 (52,8%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #3195, 305 btl.) – 90/100

Glengoyne 40 yo 1972 (55,5%, Malts of Scotland 2012, sherry hogshead, ref. MoS 12044, 254 btl.) – 94/100

Glengoyne 37 yo 1972 (52%, Nectar of the Daily Drams 2010) – 91/100

Glengoyne 36yo 1973 (55,1%, Malts of Scotland 2009, cask #677, 138 btl.) – 91/100

Glengoyne 37yo 1973 (50,4%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask #678, 97 btl.) – 92/100

Glengoyne 13 yo 1997 (46%, Whisky-Doris 2010, sherry butt, 120 btl.) – 86/100

Glengoyne 11yo 1998 (54,5%, Malts of Scotland 2009, sherry hogshead #1130, 292 btl.) – 89/100

Glengoyne 11 yo 1998 (54,8%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask 1131, 295 btl.) – 88/100

Glengoyne 11 yo 1998 (55,2%, Malts of Scotland 2010, cask 1132, 272 btl.) – 86/100

Glengoyne 13 yo 1999 (53,8%, OB for Germany 2012, Bodegas Tradición Palo Cortado finish, 477 btl.) – 81/100

Glengoyne 12 yo 2001 (46%, Sansibar 2013, sherry cask, 216 btl.) – 85/100

Glengoyne 21 yo ‘sherry matured’ (43%, OB 2013) – 86/100

Glengoyne 13 yo 1997 ‘English Merchants’ Choice’ (54,6%, OB 2010, cask #2716, 291 btl.) – 89/100

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