Glen Garioch 1978 Highland Single Malt Whisky

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alc./vol:
57.8%

Proof:
115.6°

Vintage:
1978

Aged:
30 years

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom


Distilled in 1978 and bottled without chill-filtration and at cask strength. Unusually for a 30-year-old whisky, the alcohol has either dropped by a mere 5.7% since filling or it was originally filled at a higher strength than today’s industry-standard 63.5%. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 04/04/2011

Appearance

Clear, golden yellow with straw highlights.

Aroma

Nose of honeyed peat with dry earthy aromas, vanilla and spice (nutmeg and cardamom), vanilla, fudge and ripe banana skins.

Taste

Buttery, lightly peated with unctuous oaky notes overlaid with a wash of smoke, hints of aniseed, cinnamon and mace.

Aftertaste

Vanilla, peaty finish.

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