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Glenglassaugh 34 yo 1976/2010 (45.9%, Art of Whisky, Artworks, bourbon, cask #2380) - 300914

 


 


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


Status: silent since 1986 - Stills: 2 (1 wash, 1 spirit) - Founded: 1875
Address: Portsoy, Banffshire, AD45 2SQ - Phone:
Web: - More info: Distillery Profile by MM’s Craig Daniels - Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Glenglassaugh 27 yo 1978/2005 (46.7%, Auld Distiller's Collection, Jack Wieber, ‘Dark Sherry’, 170 Bottles)
91 points - Last tasted: December 12, 2005 - Tasting notes: here
Glenglassaugh
General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Sherry Caramel Tea Oranges Praline Walnuts Vanilla Lemon Herbal Meaty

MM Distillery profile:
Glenglassaugh is a 'coastal' distillery, located on the north coast of Speyside near Banff and Glen Deveron. The rivers Spey and Deveron flow into the North Sea nearby. Glenglassaugh was founded in 1875. It fell silent from 1907 to 1931 and operated again until 1936. Glenglassaugh was revived and completely rebuilt in 1960 - but then it was yet again mothballed in November 1986. That means that .... More on Malt Madness.
Glenglassaugh

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

Whiskyfun tasting notes
OB - no vintage
  • Glenglassaugh 'Revival' (46%, OB, 2012) - 200113
  • Glenglassaugh 'Evolution' (50%, OB, +/-2013) - 090114
  • Glenglassaugh 'Torfa' (50%, OB, 2014) - 030414
  • Glenglassaugh 12 yo (43%, OB, early 1990's) - 050506
  • Glenglassaugh 21 yo (46%, OB, Glass Decanter, +/-2009) - 040809
  • Glenglassaugh 26 yo (46%, OB, 2010) - 041110
  • Glenglassaugh 30 yo (55.1%, OB, Glass Decanter, +/-2009) - 040809
  • Glenglassaugh 30 yo (44.8%, OB, 2013) - 160913
  • Glenglassaugh 37 yo (54.8%, OB, 'Rare Casks', 20cl, +/-2011) - 151211
  • Glenglassaugh 40 yo (44.6%, OB, decanter, 2009) - 201009
  • Glenglassaugh 43 yo (48.7%, OB, 'Rare Casks', 20cl, +/-2011) - 151211
  • Glenglassaugh 45 yo (49.2%, OB, decanter, refill sherry hogshead, +/-2011) - 111011
OB - vintage
  • Glenglassaugh 'The Spirit Drink that dare not speak its name' (50%, OB, May 2009, Limited Release, 8160 bottles) - 090709
  • Glenglassaugh 'The Spirit Drink that blushes to speak its name' (50%, OB, newmake, 6 months Californian wine maturing) - 201009
  • Glenglassaugh 43 yo 1967/2010 'The Managers Legacy' (40.4%, OB, 200 bottles) - 180712
  • Glenglassaugh 45 yo 1967/2012 (50.2%,  OB, The Massandra Collection, Red Port Style Finish, 372 bottles) - 200113
  • Glenglassaugh 1968/2010 ‘The Manager’s Legacy’ (44.9%, OB, Bert Forsyth, refill butt, 300 bottles) - 241011
  • Glenglassaugh 1972/2010 (59.3%, OB, Andrea Caminneci for Germany, refill hogshead, cask #2891, 303 bottles) - 160913
  • Glenglassaugh 39 yo 1972/2012 (57.5%, OB, for Germany, refill butt, cask #2896, 516 bottles) -171212
  • Glenglassaugh 1973 Family Silver (43%, OB, +/-2000) - no notes - 78
  • Glenglassaugh 39 yo 1973/2012 (50.7%, OB, The Massandra Connection, Aleatico Finish, 341 bottles) - 131212
  • Glenglassaugh 1974/2010 ‘The Manager’s Legacy’ (52.9%, OB, Jim Cryle, refill hogshead, 200 bottles) - 041110
  • Glenglassaugh 35 yo 1976/2011 ‘The Chosen Few’ (49.6%, OB, Ronnie Routledge, sherry, 654 bottles) - 241011
  • Glenglassaugh 33 yo 1978/2012 ‘The Chosen Few’ (46.3%, OB, Mhairi McDonald, bourbon, 275 bottles) - 031212
  • Glenglassaugh 33 yo 1978/2012 (44.8%, OB, The Massandra Collection, Madeira Style Finish, 437 bottles) - 200113
  • Glenglassaugh 25 yo 1984/2009 (54.7%, Malts of Scotland, cask #186, 213 bottles) - 201009
  • Glenglassaugh 19 yo 1986 (40%, OB, 2006) - 120107
  • Glenglassaugh 1986/2010 'The Manager's Legacy' (45.3%, OB, Dod Cameron, refill sherry butt, 500 bottles) - 200113
Cadenhead
  • Glenglassaugh 13 yo 1977/1991 (59.8%, Cadenhead's) - no notes - 70
Coopers Choice
  • Glenglassaugh 29 yo 1976/2006 (48.9%, Coopers Choice) - 120107
Dewar Rattray
  • Glenglassaugh 34 yo 1973/2008 (52%, Dewar Rattray, cask #3776, 136 bottles) - 060508
Douglas Laing
  • Glenglassaugh 30 yo 1975/2006 (45.6%, Douglas Laing OMC for Parkers Whisky, Ref. 2585, 206 bottles) - 060508
  • Glenglassaugh 27 yo 1978/2005 (50%, Douglas Laing OMC, REF #1994, 213 bottles) - 050109
  • Glenglassaugh 10 yo 1985 (43%, DL McGibbons) - no notes - 78
Exclusive Malts
  • Glenglassaugh 22yo 1984 (52.2%, Exclusive Malts, cask #224, 328 bottles) - 230708
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Glenglassaugh 17 yo 1967 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseurs Choice, old brown label) - 200113
  • Glenglassaugh 1983/1995 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseur's Choice, old map label) - 040809
  • Glenglassaugh 1986/1998 (40%, MacPhail’s Collection) - 060504
Hart Bros
  • Glenglassaugh 22 yo 1974/1997 (43%, Hart Bros) - 051205
Jack Wieber Whisky World
  • Glenglassaugh 28 yo 1976/2005 (48.3%, Jack Wieber's Whisky Castle, cask #2375) - 120107
  • Glenglassaugh 27 yo 1978/2005 (46.7%, Auld Distiller's Collection, Jack Wieber, ‘Dark Sherry’, 170 Bottles) - 051205
  • Glenglassaugh 20 yo 1986/2006 (54,6%, Jack Wieber’s Old Train Line, sherry cask #2164, 354 bottles) - 211106
Murray McDavid
  • Glenglassaugh 20 yo 1986/2006 (55.3%, Murray McDavid, Mission Gold, Fresh Sherry Cask, 608 bottles) - 090709
Scotch Single Malt Circle
  • Glenglassaugh 1984/2008 (54.3%, Scotch Single Malt Circle, cask #189) - 230708
Scott's Selection
  • Glenglassaugh 22 yo 1974/1996 (56.9%, Scott’s Selection) - 160205
Signatory
  • Glenglassaugh 31 yo 1967/1998 (55.8%, Signatory Sil. Stills, cask #2893, 217 bottles) - no notes - 92
  • Glenglassaugh 38 yo 1967/2006 (59.3%, Signatory, cask #98/635, 109 bottles) - 050506
  • Glenglassaugh 33 yo 1979/2012 (44.2%, Signatory, Cask Strength, hogshead, cask #1548, 230 bottles) - 230713
Single Malts of Scotland - The Whisky Exchange
  • Glenglassaugh 30 yo 1978/2008 (49.8%, The Single Malts of Scotland, cask #531, 267 bottles) - 050109
  • Glenglassaugh 31 yo 1978 (44.6%, The Whisky Exchange, 10th Anniversary) - 050710
SMWS
  • Glenglassaugh 37 yo 1974 (48.1%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, #21.28, 'Relaxing in a tropical garden', 188 bottles, +/-2012) - 230713
  • Glenglassaugh 20 yo 1978/1998 (52%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, #21.13, 285 bottles) - 050109
The Whisky Fair
  • Glenglassaugh 40 yo 1965/2006 (46,7%, The Whisky Fair, Fino sherry butt, 361 bottles) - 211106
  • Glenglassaugh 27 yo 1978/2006 (56.8%, The Whisky Fair, Artist Edition, 211 bottles) - 120107
  • Glenglassaugh 32 yo 1978/2010 (46.2%, Villa Konthor) - 180712
Wilson & Morgan
  • Glenglassaugh 21 yo 1984/2006 (46%, Wilson & Morgan, cask #190) - 120107
  • Glenglassaugh 23 yo 1984/2007 (46%, Wilson & Morgan, butt, cask #187) - 160913
Various IB
  • Glenglassaugh 24 yo (51.6%, Whiskykanzler, uncollectable collection, +/- 2010) - 050710
  • Glenglassaugh 40 yo 1972/2013 (43.1%, C&S Dram Collection, refill sherry butt, 300 bottles) - 030114
  • Glenglassaugh 28 yo 1976 (51.9%, Dormant Distillery Company, cask #2376, 279 bottles) - 051205
  • Glenglassaugh 34 yo 1976/2010 (45.9%, Art of Whisky, Artworks, bourbon, cask #2380) - 300914
  • Glenglassaugh 26 yo 1983/2009 (50.4%, Mo Or Collection, oloroso sherry butt, cask #171, 885 bottles) - 180712
  • Glenglassaugh 20 yo 1986/2006 (46%, Bristol Spirits for The Collection of Whiskies, Russia) - 300914
 
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