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Glenfarclas 21 and 25

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Glenfarclas 21 and 25

Postby Lucas80 » Thu Jul 31, 2014 8:38 am


I'm a new registered in this forum. Happy to be with you.

What do you think of this 2 whisky???
I always drink Glenfarclas 15 and I thougth 21 and 25 was excellent. But someone tell there isn't much different from 15 and 21/25.

So if i want to better what do you advice???
I thought "glendronach 21" or some single cask like "GlenDronach 18 Year Old 1995 (cask 3025) - Batch 10", but advice me other whisky if you want
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Re: Glenfarclas 21 and 25

Postby Ganga » Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:51 pm

I think there is a great deal of difference between the 21 and 25 as there is between the 25 from the late 1990s and the 25 of today. My favorite was actually the 17 from circa 1997. 15 years ago the profile was more of a nutty sherry. The juice for most of the 2000s has been more herbal with anise. BTW, the 15 is not available in the US so I only have the time from my trip to Scotland on that one.

Glendronach will likely be a heavier sherry but more in line with the older versions of Glenfarclas. Macallan is also a heavier sherry.
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Re: Glenfarclas 21 and 25

Postby Willie JJ » Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:38 pm

I guess the point is that the 15/21/25 are all Glenfarclas. Perhaps the suggestion was that you try another distillery? If so and you are looking for sherry then Glendronach is good, but some casks and batches can suffer from sulphur. Aberlour can be great too and will be affordable.
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Re: Glenfarclas 21 and 25

Postby whiskgeek » Tue Aug 19, 2014 3:42 am

I find the different ages of Glenfarclas to be very similar. Other distilleries seem to better capture different styles with the different ages. Glendronach, for example. If you like Glenfarclas, I think you'll find that to be a good step up. I might also recommend Aberlour.
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