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First New Bottling - Glenglassaugh
On the 24th November 2008, 22 years after it fell silent, Alex Salmon, first minister of Scotland started the inaugural milling for the first mash of a new era for Glenglassaugh distillery.
December 2011, Issue 100, page 7
Highland malt will be flowing again soon from the long-mothballed Glenglassaugh distillery, following its sale in March by the Edrington Group. The new owners is a Dutch investment group The Scaent G...
April 2008, Issue 71, page 8
Whisky Magazine Issue 100
The Whisky Magazine anniversary issue celebrates 100 years of the greatest whisky people, the 21st Century's 100 greatest bottles and the 100 greatest distilleries to visit plus much more....
Published December 2011.
Berry's Own Selection Glenglassaugh
- Scotland - 46.00% 7 A lovely dram..hope its new owners find some like this lurking in the warehouses.
Cadenhead's Glenglassaugh 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.20% 7 Glenglassaugh can be malty, and this one is. It stands up very well for it's age. In this bottling, with an apricot colour that suggests sherry, very much a dessert whisky.
Cadenhead's Glenglassaugh 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 51.10% 7 This has dried out to a point where it is aggressive and unbalanced.
Dewar Rattray Glenglassaugh 1976 29 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.00% 7 Of interest, but not great.
Dewar Rattray Glenglassaugh 21 Years Old 1986
Single Malt - Scotland - 53.40% 6 “Sweet and sulphury”now, there's a catchy brand name.
Glenglassaugh 1976, Dormant Distillery Co.
Single Malt - Scotland - 47.40% 7 A distinctive malt, but now slightly past its best.
Glenglassaugh 26 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 7 Has a certain louche charm to it.
Glenglassaugh 35 Years Old, 1976 Vintage
Single Malt - Scotland - 52.30% 8 A rich and mysterious dram.
Glenglassaugh Manager's Legacy Release No. 4 Walter Grant
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.40% 8 An old sherry character. Wood has taken the lead but in a rich and deep expression. Don't miss nosing the empty glass.
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00% 8 Though clearly still coming together, this is a marker of real quality.
Glenglassaugh The Chosen Few No.1 Ronnie Routledge 35 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 49.60% 8 Complex and confident. Lovely stuff!
Master of Malt Glenglassaugh 25 Years Old 1984
Single Malt - Scotland - 54.70% 7 Another oak and oak only whisky. I must have an oak-(over)sensitive palate!
Old Malt Cask Glenglassaugh 30 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.60% 7 Another whose palate runs counter to its nose.