.glengoyne – 15yo

GlenGoyne, Probably known best for it's disputable location in either the Highlands or the Lowlands whisky regions of Scotland. Typically, a GlenGoyne has a sweet, toffee like character, driven (helped) by the use of first fill ex-Sherry casks. This 15yo from their core range has received an additional maturation in first fill ex-Bourbon casks, which … Continue reading .glengoyne – 15yo

.glengoyne – 12yo

If there ever was a distillery that has a debatable region, it is the Glengoyne distillery - depending who you ask. The distillery part of the facility is in the Highlands of Scotland, the warehousing facility is at the Lowlands side of the main road, which splits the two regions geographically. For all sense and purposes, … Continue reading .glengoyne – 12yo

.glengoyne – 10yo

"This is the taste of distilling slower than anyone else in Scotland, of barley we dry by air – never peat – and of oak casks we select by hand. Just as we have always done."- Glengoyne distillery40% abv, €25, single malt, non-chill filtered, natural colourNose: sweet, thick/heavy, vanilla, marshmallows, hay, barn, earth, mushrooms, musty, … Continue reading .glengoyne – 10yo

.glengoyne – cask strength – batch #1

58,7% abv, €43, single malt, non-chill filtered, natural colourNose: sweet, vanilla, cotton candy, grains, wet malt, fermenting fruit, banana, pearPalate: hot, sweet, marzipan, fruit, pears, red fruit, berries, spicy, whole black pepperFinish: long, sweet, marzipan, nuts, walnuts, pecan nuts, almondsMark: +++/++Conclusion: Hot, needs water. She is a little sweet for my taste, but I can imagine … Continue reading .glengoyne – cask strength – batch #1

.glen highland class – 13yo – malts of Scotland

50% abv, €45, single malt, non-chill filtered, natural colourNose: very dry red wine/ sherry, some wood, rather sweet with honey, caramel and toffee-apples, citrus, oranges and orange-peel, floral, geraniums, a hint of fresh ground coffee and a whiff of mintPalate: strong, dry, heavily sherried and sweet like honey. There is a lot of dried stone fruits available, … Continue reading .glen highland class – 13yo – malts of Scotland