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Glen Scotia Single Malt Scotch Whisky tasting notes

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Glen Scotia - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Campbeltown
WF Distillery Ranking: Cinquième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: active - Stills: 2 (1 wash, 1 spirit) - Founded: 1832
Address: High Street, Campbeltown, PA28 6DS - Phone: +44 (0) 1586 552 288
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My favourite expression so far:
Glen Scotia 30 yo 1975/2006 (47.5%, The Whisky Fair, rum barrel)
89 points - Last tasted: August 11, 2006 - Tasting notes: here
Glen Scotia

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Fruity Fresh Salty Grainy Grassy Pears Vanilla Smoky


MM Distillery profile:
The Glen Scotia distillery has been operating in the shadow of its more famous neighbour Springbank for almost two centuries. Well, I'm not really sure if Springbank was actually much more famous than Glen Scotia in the distant past, but it was true in the 1990's. When I wrote the latest update of this distillery profile (March '09) Springbank had been mothballed for six months. When the news .... More on Malt Madness.

Glen Scotia

Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Glen Scotia 5 yo (No ABV, OB, A. Gillies & Co) - 060805
  • Glen Scotia 5 yo (40%, OB, Gillies & Co, tall bottle, cork stopper, short neck, +/-1970) - 161011
  • Glen Scotia 8 yo (No ABV, OB, A. Gillies & Co) - 060805
  • Glen Scotia 12 yo (40%, OB, 2005) - 250306
  • Glen Scotia 12 yo 'Full Proof' (54%, OB, +/-1988) - no notes - 87
  • Glen Scotia 14 yo (40%, OB, +/-1999) - no notes - 78
  • Glen Scotia 18 yo (46%, OB, +/-2013) - 180413
OB - vintage
  • Glen Scotia 1973/1996 (40%, OB, bulky bottle) - 050807
  • Glen Scotia 1999/2006 (45%, OB, Bourbon, cask #518, 330 bottles, Heavily Peated) - 111007
Adelphi
  • Glen Scotia 14yo 1991/2006 (61,6%, Adelphi, cask #1071, 255 bottles) - 050807
Cadenhead
  • Glen Scotia 17 yo (46%, Duthies, +/- 2009) - 010709
  • Glen Scotia 13 yo 1977/1991 (58.8%, Cadenhead's Dumpy, Black Label, 75cl) - 010709
  • Glen Scotia 16 yo 1977/1993 (57.60%, Cadenhead, Authentic Collection) - 010709
  • Glen Scotia 14 yo 1991/2006 (57.7%, Cadenhead's, 198 bottles) - 300508
  • Glen Scotia 18 yo 1992/2010 (52.1%, Cadenhead's, bourbon hogshead, 260 bottles) - 300610
  • Glen Scotia 21 yo 1992/2013 (52.2%, Cadenhead, Authentic Collection, bourbon hogshead, 240 bottles) - 041013
  • Glen Scotia 9 yo 1999/2008 (59.5%, Cadenhead's Bond Reserve, red wine hogshead, 310 bottles) - 250609
  • Glen Scotia 11yo 1999/2011 (58%, Cadenhead, red wine cask, 276 bottles) - 021111
Chieftain's
  • Glen Scotia 32yo 1975/2008 (46%, Chieftain's choice, cask #2191, 78 bottles) - 110109
Dewar Rattray - A.D. Rattray
  • Glen Scotia 33 yo 1977/2010 (57%, A.D. Rattray, sherry hogshead, cask #985, 195 bottles) - 160111
  • Glen Scotia 17 yo 1992/2009 (59.4%, Dewar Rattray Cask Collection, Sherry Butt #1, 670 bottles) - 210410
Douglas Laing
  • Glen Scotia 15 yo 1992/2007 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC, ref 4080, 707 bottles) - 250609
  • Glen Scotia 21 yo 1992/2013 (51.5%, Douglas Laing, Old Particular, refill barrel, ref DL9903, 240 bottles) - 041013
Duncan Taylor
  • Glen Scotia 18 yo 1991/2010 (57.6%, Duncan Taylor, cask #71375) - 300610
Exclusive Malts
  • Glen Scotia 15 yo 1992/2007 (53.4%, Exclusive Malts, cask #424, 241 bottles) - 140108
  • Glen Scotia 16 yo 1992 (52.1%, Exclusive Malts, sherry, cask #302, 282 bottles) - 250609
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Glen Scotia 1990 (40%, MacPhail’s Collection) - 230904
  • Glen Scotia 1992/2003 (62.1%, G&M Cask Strength, cask #89.92, refill sherry hogshead) - 300105 - 060805 (defective sample?)
High Spirits
  • Glen Scotia 18 yo 1991/2009 (60.7%, High Spirits, cask #35) - 210410
Jack Wieber
  • Glen Scotia 16 yo 1992/2008 (51.6%, Jack Wieber’s, Auld Distillers, 174 bottles) - 300508
Malts of Scotland
  • Glen Scotia 1972/2010 (45.1%, Malts of Scotland for Belgium, bourbon hogshead, cask #1926, 114 bottles) - 300610
  • Glen Scotia 1972/2010 (45.7%, Malts of Scotland, bourbon hogshead, cask #1931, 88 bottles) - 271010
  • Glen Scotia 1992/2012 (51.9%, Malts of Scotland, sherry hogshead, cask #MoS 12031, 158 bottles) - 060912
Murray McDavid
  • Glen Scotia 28 yo 1975 (46%, Murray McDavid Mission, 498 bottles) - 250306
  • Glen Scotia 14 yo 1991/2005 (46%, Murray McDavid, Guigal Hermitage Blanc, 3500 bottles) - 050807
  • Glen Scotia 16yo 1992/2008 (46%, Murray McDavid for Ermuri Berlin, cask ref 92225, Rum casks Aced) - 110109
Signatory
  • Glen Scotia 27yo 1966/1994 (51.5%, Signatory, Dumpy, casks #1271-72, 480 bottles) - 110109
  • Glen Scotia 33 yo 1977/2011 (49.1%, Prestonfield for LMDW) - 021111
  • Glen Scotia 9 yo 1991/2000 (43%, Signatory, Bourbon, cask #211) - no notes - 70
  • Glen Scotia 21 yo 1991/2013 (46%, Signatory for Waldhaus am See, cask #1047, 297 bottles) - 180413
  • Glen Scotia 13 yo 1992/2005 (43%, Signatory, cask #305, 761 bottles) - 050807
Silver Seal
  • Glen Scotia 19 yo 1992/2011 (59.2%, Silver Seal, Sestante Collection) - 161211
SMWS
  • Glen Scotia 14 yo 1992/2007 (64.4%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, 93.24, 171 bottles) - 140108
The Whisky Fair
  • Glen Scotia 38 yo 1972/2010 (40.1% The Whisky Agency, Private Stock, bourbon hogshead, 92 bottles) - 021111
  • Glen Scotia 30 yo 1975/2006 (47.5%, The Whisky Fair, rum barrel) - 110806
  • Glen Scotia 6 yo 1999/2006 (52.7%, OB for The Whisky Fair, peated) - 110806
Wilson & Morgan
  • Glen Scotia 20 yo 1991/2012 (44.2%, Wilson & Morgan, Barrel Selection, sherry butt, cask #1) - 180413
Various IB
  • Glen Scotia 1991/2010 (51.4%, Romantic Rhine Collection, sherry octave, cask #710416, 72 bottles) - 160111
  • Glen Scotia 20 yo 1991/2012 ‘Strawberry Ganache’ (46%, Wemyss Malts, sherry butt, 833 bottles) - 060912
  • Glen Scotia 1991/2013 'Salted Caramels' (46%, Wemyss Malts, barrel, 279 bottles) - 190713
  • Glen Scotia 18 yo 1992/2010 (46%, Mo Òr Collection, first fill sherry butt, cask #6, 1076 bottles) - 041013
  • Glen Scotia 19 yo 1992/2011 (59.5%, The Whisky Cask, sherry cask) - 161011
  • Glen Scotia 20 yo 1992/2012 (50.4%, Archives, hogshead, cask #08/71, 80 bottles) - 060912
  • Glen Scotia 20 yo 1992/2012 (50.6%, The Whisky Cask, bourbon hogshead) - 190713
  • Glen Scotia 1992/2012 (48.2%, Thosop for The Whisky Man, 162 bottles) - 131212
  • Glen Scotia 20 yo 1992/2013 (52.1%, Whisky Spirits, Whisky Seasons, April) - 110613
 
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