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[22 May 2014 | One Comment | ]
Tasting the new Glengoyne 25 year old

The Glengoyne 25 is the latest addition to the GG range, and was released only last month (read more here) . official PR blabber says:
Matured exclusively in hand-selected sherry casks for a quarter of a century, this unique malt is an important addition to the Glengoyne collection, which includes the 10, 12, 15, 18, 21 Year Old and Cask Strength …

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[30 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Two Glengoyne (12,15 year old) OBs

Every distillery has to find some kind of “uniqueness” to its whiskies, and Glengoyne have found just that in indicating that their malt is never dried with peat (but with air), so there is no peat whatsoever in their malt. As peat heads I’m not sure this is something to really be happy about, but I guess there is always …

Glengoyne, Headline, Highlands, Tasting Notes »

[11 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Glengoyne 18 yo

This 18 yo dram is replacing the 17 year old which I reviewed a long time ago (my notes are here). Bottled at a standard 43%, It’s priced at around £70.

Nose: Starts with some wood, old wood furniture, lacquer, yet also fruity, with some red fruit tart, orange peel, sugar, and also a bit of vanilla goodness. rather interesting. some …

Cask Strength, Glengoyne, Headline, NAS »

[27 Jun 2013 | 4 Comments | ]
Tasting Glengoyne Cask Strength

I’ve reviewed three Glengoyne expressions in the past, but that was a long time ago, before GG released this new Cask Strength expressions. I’ve heard many good things about it, and since it’s NAS I decided to start my little GG series of tasting notes with this (expect the 15yo and 18 yo to follow soon).  The Glengoyne line-up was …

Creative Whisky Company, Featured, Glengoyne, Headline, Highlands, Independent Bottling, scotch, Sherry, Tasting Notes, Uncategorized, Whisky Links »

[24 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Tasting Glengoyne 9 yo, from the Creative Whisky Company “Exclusive” range

The Creative Whisky Co Ltd specialises in Exclusive, single cask, single malt whiskies. Managed by David Strik, who has a has a passion for whisky, and has been in the business for quite a few years now. Previously he worked as a Co-coordinator and  Journalist for “Whisky Magazine”, in addition for authoring a couple of whisky related books : “The …

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[7 Oct 2010 | 9 Comments | ]
Tasting 3 Glengoyne

The Glengoyne distillery is located in the ‘Highlands’ whisky region at Dumgoyne, north of Glasgow. Founded in 1833 and still operating, it distils whisky without the use of peat as means to dry the barley. Instead, Hot air is used. The Glengoyne is currently owned by Ian McLeod, and uses a slower  distillation process which is  one-third of the normal …