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

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

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  • pb: This had some very conflicting tastes. Without ice, I found it almost unbearable (maybe my palate isn't ready for 60% ABV)...but, without ice, there
  • pb: I managed to get my hands on this in the US---it's hardly available here. Easy drinking----hints of sweet caramel, coconut and vanilla. Really opens
  • Tabrulavubeg: The post is more than 3 years old. But I got to buy a bottle of Old Bothwell Cask 2039 today to find that this also was a bottling from the same cask!

Coming up

  • Littlemill 1992 (Whisky Mercenary)
  • Strathisla 8 Years Old (1970s)
  • Glen Grant 1992 (Old Particular)
  • Auchentoshan 15yo (Kintra)
  • Lagavulin 1997 Distillers Edition
  • Johnnie Walker 18yo Platinum Label
  • Ben Nevis 1997 (Maltbarn)
  • Karuizawa 45 Year Old (cask #2925)
  • Glengoyne 1999 (Palo Cortado)

1500 notes by Ruben

WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.