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Glengoyne 17yo

(43%, OB, +/-2008)
Average Score: 82
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
DistilleryGlengoyne
Bottler Official Bottling
Brand NameGlengoyne
Alcohol By Volume43%
Other Details+/-2008
Issued2008*
Average Score82


Maniac Ratings
Serge Valentin84
Olivier Humbrecht78
Michel van Meersbergen78
Robert Karlsson80
Davin de Kergommeaux80
Ho-cheng Yao73
Craig Daniels84
Krishna Nukala86
Luca Chichizola83
Pit Krause88
Oliver Klimek84
Ralf Mitchell79


Retired Maniac Ratings
Johannes van den Heuvel81
Bert Bruyneel84


Tasting Notes
Craig DanielsNose: Yo-Yo Honey biscuits, Violet Crumble (honeycomb confectionery), marzipan and candied citrus, some fruit bitters. Palate: grapefruit and citron marmalade, lots of malt with sweet pastry dough and then wood bitters and a candied citrus peel reprise. Finish: Sour fruit, wax, warming alcohol and wood bitters. Comment: not a big whisky and a bit shy to start but gets better in the glass and I like the way citron/marmalade/grapefruit notes last all the way through to the fruit bitters finish. This is sophisticated malt whisky.
Oliver KlimekColour: Bright amber - Nose: Raisins, apples, hints of malt and old leather. - Palate: Baked apples with Christmas spices, raisins, oranges. - Finish: Long, fruity and spicy. - Overall: The taste reminds me of German Bratapfel, an oven baked apple with a filling of nuts, raisins and spices that is usually served around Christmas. Quite complex and quite enjoyable.