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Glendronach - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: used to be classified as a Speyside (Jackson) but officially a Highlands (SWR 2009).
WF Distillery Ranking: Premier Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: active - Stills: 4 (2 wash, 2 spirit) - Founded: 1826
Address: Forgue, Huntly, Aberdeenshire AB54 6DB - Phone: +44 (0) 1446 730 20
Web: - More info: Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Glendronach 18 yo 1972 (43%, OB, sherry)
92 points - Last tasted: August 26, 2006 - Tasting notes: here
Glendronach
General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Sherry Wine sauce Chocolate Honey Nuts Rum Soy sauce Sultanas Coffee

MM Distillery profile:
The Glendronach distillery in the Deveron (Speyside) area of Scotland was founded in 1826 by Glendronach Distillery Co., a partnership headed by one James Allardes (or Allardyce). Just one decade after it was founded, Glendronach was destroyed by a fire - a fate that was not that unusual for the whisky distilleries at the time. After the disaster several people... More on Malt Madness.
Glendronach

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Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Glendronach ‘Cask Strength’ (54.8%, OB, batch 1, 2012) - 041012
  • Glendronach ‘Cask Strength’ (55.2%, OB, batch 2, 2013) - 110613
  • Glendronach ‘Cask Strength’ (54.9%, OB, batch 3, 2013) - 221213
  • Glendronach 8 yo (45.4%, OB, dumpy green 75cl bottle) - 040504
  • Glendronach 8 yo 'Octarine' (46%, OB, 2010) - 130510
  • Glendronach 8 yo 'Octarine' (46%, OB, +/-2013) - 090114
  • Glendronach 12 yo (70° proof, OB, 26 2/3 Fl. ozs, +/-1975) - 190813
  • Glendronach 12 yo (43%, OB, Italy, bulky green bottle, pale vatting, 75cl, 1970's) - 040309
  • Glendronach 12 yo (43%, OB for Previ Brescia, sherry casks, early-mid 1980’s) - 161006
  • Glendronach 12 yo (43%, OB, not Traditional or Original, Sherry casks) - no notes - 84
  • Glendronach 12 yo ‘Original’ (43%, OB, 75cl, +/-1985) - 040309
  • Glendronach 12 yo ‘Original’ (40%, OB, c 2004) - 260904
  • Glendronach 12 yo 'Original' (43%, OB, 2009) - 060809
  • Glendronach 14 yo 'Sauternes Finish' (46%, OB, 2010) - 171010
  • Glendronach 14 yo 'Virgin Oak Finish' (46%, OB, 2010) - 171010
  • Glendronach 15 yo (40%, OB, US, 100% matured in sherry casks, +/-1995) - 310309
  • Glendronach 15 yo '100% Sherry' (40%, OB, +/-1999) - no notes - 76
  • Glendronach 15 yo 'Revival' (46%, OB, 2009) - 310309
  • Glendronach 15 yo 'Moscatel Finish' (46%, OB, 2010) - 171010
  • Glendronach 18 yo 'Allardice' (46%, OB, 2009) - 310309
  • Glendronach 20 yo 'Tawny Port Finish' (46%, OB, 2010) - 171010
  • Glendronach 21 yo 'Parliament' (48%, OB, 2011) - 280911
  • Glendronach 31 yo 'Grandeur' (45.8%, OB, oloroso sherry casks, 1013 bottles, 2010) - 111110
  • Glendronach 33 yo (40%, OB, oloroso, 2006?) - 161006
  • Glendronach 33 yo (40%, OB, Oloroso Sherry, +/-2008) - 040309
OB - vintage
  • Glendronach 25 yo 1968/1993 (43%, OB) - 281008
  • Glendronach 38 yo 1971/2009 (49.4%, OB, Oloroso, cask #483, 544 bottles) - 280911
  • Glendronach 40 yo 1971/2011 (48.5%, OB, PX sherry puncheon, cask #1436, 583 bottles) - 171011
  • Glendronach 41 yo 1971/2012 (47.9%, OB, PX Sherry puncheon, cask # 1247, 529 bottles) - 241212
  • Glendronach 42 yo 1971/2013 (44.6%, OB, Bacth 8, Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon, cask #1246, 432 bottles) - 151013
  • Glendronach 18 yo 1972 (43%, OB, sherry) - 040906
  • Glendronach 37 yo 1972/2009 (53.3%, OB for LMdW, oloroso sherry butt, cask #705, 275 bottles) - 141009
  • Glendronach 37 yo 1972/2009 (54.8%, OB, oloroso, cask #719, 474 bottles) - 130212
  • Glendronach 38 yo 1972/2010 (49.5%, OB, Taiwan Import, Oloroso Sherry butt, cask #700, 241 bottles) - 031210
  • Glendronach 39 yo 1972/2011 (49.9%, OB, Oloroso Sherry Butt, cask # 712, 466 bottles) - 011211
  • Glendronach 39 yo 1972/2011 (54.7%, OB for Taiwan, PX Puncheon, cask #2033, 450 bottles) - 130212
  • Glendronach 39 yo 1972/2011 (53%, OB for Shinanoya, Tokyo, oloroso, cask #717, 150 bottles) - 130212
  • Glendronach 40 yo 1972/2012 (50.2%, OB, LMdW, Oloroso Sherry Butt, cask # 713, 476 bottles) - 241212
  • Glendronach 41 yo 1972/2013 (51.7%, OB, batch 9, oloroso sherry butt, cask #702, 448 bottles) - 241213
  • Glendronach 25 yo 1985/2010 (52.9%, Highlander Inn, cask #1038, 316 bottles) - 060311
  • Glendronach 20 yo 1989/2010 (53.2%, OB, Pedro Ximenez puncheon, cask #3315, 522 bottles) - 171010
  • Glendronach 23 yo 1990/2013 (50,6%, OB, batch 9, PX sherry puncheon, cask #1243, 379 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 19 yo 1991/2011 (50.4%, OB for The Nectar, Belgium, PX sherry puncheon,cask #3181, 624 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 21 yo 1991/2013 (49,9%, OB, batch 9, PX sherry puncheon, cask #5405, 702 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 16 yo 1992/2009 (60.8%, OB for Versailles Dranken Nijmegen, Holland, 306 bottles) - 130510
  • Glendronach 16 yo 1992/2009 (57.2%, OB, oloroso sherry butt, cask #1140, 598 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 21 yo 1992/2013 (59,8%, OB, batch 9, oloroso sherry butt, cask #195, 566 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 16 yo 1993/2009 (60.4%, OB, oloroso sherry, cask #523, 634 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 19 yo 1993/2012 (54.2%, OB, UK, oloroso sherry butt, cask #487, 673 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 20 yo 1993/2013 (52.9%, OB, batch 8, oloroso sherry butt, cask #3, 633 bottles) - 190813
  • Glendronach 20 yo 1993/2013 (52.3%, OB for The Whisky Agency, Oloroso Sherry Butt, cask #4, 664 bottles) - 151013
  • Glendronach 20 yo 1993/2013 (52,6%, OB for The Whisky Fair, oloroso sherry butt, cask #13, 668 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 20 yo 1993/2013 (54.7%, OB, oloroso sherry butt, cask #16, 669 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 14 yo 1994/2009 (58.5%, OB, oloroso sherry puncheon, cask #2311, 602 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 16 yo 1994/2011 (56%, OB for K&L Wine Merchants USA, Pedro Ximenez Puncheon, cask #3186, 606 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 19 yo 1994/2013 (58.4%, OB, batch 8, oloroso sherry butt, cask #101, 628 bottles) - 190813
  • Glendronach 19 yo 1994/2013 (56.3%, OB for Monnier & Trachsel, oloroso sherry butt, cask #1098, 690 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 17 yo 1995/2013 (56.6%, OB for The Whisky Exchange, PX puncheon, cask #4682, 631 bottles) - 270513
  • Glendronach 18 yo 1995/2013 (53.7%, OB, batch 9, PX sherry puncheon, cask #3302, 677 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 13 yo 1996/2009 (59.4%, OB, oloroso, cask #193, 399 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 1996/2011 (54.7%, OB for 25th Anniversary Wein & Whisky Berlin, PX sherry puncheon, cask #1372, 401 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 17 yo 1996/2013 (53.1%, OB, batch 8, Pedro Ximenez puncheon, cask #1490, 709 bottles) - 190813
  • Glendronach 10 yo 2002/2013 (55.6%, OB, batch 8, Pedro Ximenez puncheon, cask #1988, 664 bottles) - 190813
  • Glendronach 10 yo 2002/2013 (52.8%, OB for The Whisky Fair, Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon, cask #710, 665 bottles) - 151013
  • Glendronach 11 yo 2002/2013 (57.2%, OB, for Whiskybase, oloroso sherry butt, cask #2751, 701 bottles) - 221213
  • Glendronach 11 yo 2002/2013 (52.1%, OB for The Whisky Agency, Pedro Ximenez Sherry Puncheon, cask #712, 624 bottles) - 221213
Douglas Laing
  • Glendronach 26 yo 1974/2001 (47.5%, DL Old Malt Cask, 198 bottles) - no notes - 83
  • Glendronach 14 yo 1995/2010 (50%, Douglas Laing for Passchendaele 1917 Pipes and Drums, refill butt, 240 bottles) - 130510
Duncan Taylor
  • Glendronach 33 yo 1975/2008 (51.4%, Duncan Taylor, ‘Three Generations’, cask #706) - 281008
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Glendronach 27 yo 1955 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseur's Choice, old brown label, +/-1983) - 060212
Jack Wiebers
  • Glendronach 22 yo 1990/2013 (52.2%, Jack Wiebers, Great Ocean Liners, cask #3058, 167 bottles) - 151013
Moon Import
  • Glendronach 1971/1990 (43%, Moon Import, The Birds, sherry, 600 bottles) - 130212
Murray McDavid
  • Glendronach 13 yo 1990/2003 (46%, Murray McDavid, Bourbon, MM579) - no notes - 87
Samaroli
  • Glendronach 1970/1990 (43%, Duthie for Samaroli, ‘Flowers’, 480 bottles) - 281008
Scotch Single Malt Circle
  • Glendronach 1970/1990 (56%, Scotch Single Malt Circle, sherry, casks #513-518) - 130212
Signatory
  • Glendronach 18 yo 1970 (43%, The Prestonfield, Highlander, casks #542-558, +/-1988) - 130212
  • Glendronach 20 yo 1970/1990 (56%, Signatory, cask #513-518, 3800 bottles) - no notes - 91
  • Glendronach 22 yo 1975/1998 (57.7%, Signatory, cask #1686, 268 bottles) - 040906
  • Glendronach 9 yo 1987/1997 (58.5%, Signatory Dumpy, cask #57, 520 bottles) - 060809
Silver Seal
  • Glendronach 22 yo 1990/2013 (52.1%, Silver Seal) - 151013
SMWS
  • Glendronach 16 yo 1979/1996 (58.1%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, #96.6, ‘Scents from Austria, Russia and the Balkans’) - 141009
Wilson & Morgan
  • Glendronach 1990/2004 Port Finish (46%, Wilson & Morgan) - 071104
Various IB
  • Glendronach 1970/1992 (43%, Reserve Cantarelli, hogsheads #546-547, 1200 bottles) - 040906
  • Glendronach 1996/2009 (59.1%, Whiskykanzler, Germany, butt #196) - 130510
 
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