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Glenrothes whisky reviews

Glenrothes distillery
Speyside region
Founded in 1878, currently active
Owned by The Edrington Group
www.theglenrothes.com

Glenrothes 18 yo 1990 (46%, SMoS 2009, cask #3331, 785 btl.) – 82/100

Glenrothes 41 yo 1968 (43%, Duncan Taylor 2010, cask #9974, 139 btl.) – 89/100

Glenrothes 37y 1968 (57,6%, Duncan Taylor 2006, cask #13482, 160 btl.) – 88/100

Glenrothes 42 yo 1968 (45,2%, Malts of Scotland 2011, bourbon hogshead #13509, 108 btl.) – 87/100

Glenrothes 39yo 1969 (42,7%, Duncan Taylor Lonach 2008) – 92/100

Glenrothes 1970 (44,5%, Malts of Scotland ‘Angel’s Choice’ 2011, bourbon hogshead MoS 11026, 135 btl., 35 cl.) – 91/100

Glenrothes 39 yo 1970 (47,9%, Duncan Taylor for The Nectar 2009, cask #10567, 127 btl.) – 91/100

Glenrothes 35 yo 1970 (43,5%, Duncan Taylor Rare Auld 2006, cask #10574, 162 btl.) – 90/100

Glenrothes 41 yo 1970 (45,1%, eSpirits & Acorn 2011, bourbon hogshead, 113 btl.) – 87/100

Glenrothes 41 yo 1970 (47,7%, The Whisky Agency ‘Romantique’ 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead, 197 btl.) – 90/100

Glenrothes 33 yo 1972 (56,6%, Signatory Vintage 2006, sherry butt #12368, 549 btl.) – 85/100

The Glenrothes 1975 31y (43%, OB 2006) – 88/100

Glenrothes 1978 (43%, OB 2008, 5600 btl.) – 90/100

Glenrothes 1979 (43%, OB 1994) – 90/100

Glenrothes 34 yo 1980 (48,5%, The Whisky Agency ‘Private Stock’ 2014, refill hogshead, 180 btl.) – 89/100

Glenrothes 23 yo 1988 (53,4%, Archives 2012, refill sherry hogshead #7318, 80 btl.) – 85/100

Glenrothes 23 yo 1988 (48,9%, Liquid Treasures 2011, ex-bourbon hogshead) – 85/100

Glenrothes 25 yo 1988 (50,6%, The Nectar of the Daily Drams 2013, refill sherry) – 86/100

Glenrothes 24 yo 1988 (49,3%, Whisky-Doris 2012, sherry hogshead #7317, 288 btl.) – 86/100

Glenrothes 22 yo 1990 (50,7%, Maltbarn 2012, sherry cask, 151 btl.) – 84/100

Glenrothes 1991 (43%, OB 2008) – 83/100

Glenrothes 1994 (43%, OB 2008) – 82/100

Glenrothes 1995 (43%, OB 2011) – 83/100

Glenrothes 16 yo 1997 (53,2%, Kintra 2014, bourbon hogshead #15720, 137 btl.) – 85/100

Glenrothes 1998 (43%, OB 2009) – 84/100

Glenrothes 2001 (43%, OB 2013) – 83/100

Glenrothes 25 yo (43%, OB 2007, 2400 btl.) – 88/100

Glenrothes 8 yo (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, mid 1970’s) – 71/100

Glenrothes Robur Reserve (40%, OB 2008, 1 liter) – 79/100

Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve (40%, OB 2014) – 76/100

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