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Brands and Distilleries : Glenrothes

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Whisky Magazine Issue 123

The World of Aberfeldy, Great Southern Distillery, Knockdhu Distillery, Icons of Whisky America

 

Glenrothes

Glenrothes 16 Years Old, 1995
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 Drinkable enough, but marked down for its ‘fousty' nose.

Glenrothes 1988
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 A great addition to the Glenrothes vintages. Stands up well among its fellow bottlings.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenrothes 1998
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
8 Another belter from the Rothes gang.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Glenrothes John Ramsay
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.70%
8 A refined and fulfilling dram. Perfect balance. Complex without ostentation.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Duncan Taylor Glenrothes Octave Range 40 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 45.80%
9 Give it time. Balanced, complex and recommended.

Duncan Taylor Lonach Glenrothes
- Scotland - 42.70%
7 Reminds me of gentlemen's coconut oil shaving cream. If you like that,you'll love this.

Scott's Selection Glenrothes 1986 25 Years Old
Single Malt - Scotland - 51.70%
7 A little underwhelming.

Quite Extraordinary
Berry Bros. & Rudd Spirits has unveiled a series of single cask bottlings of The Glenrothes from the late 1960s and early 1970s. As a merchant, the role of Berry Bros. & Rudd has always been to select...

October 2012, Issue 107, page 8

In brief
Glenrothes loss Tributes have poured in for John Sutherland distillery manager of Glenrothes who died recently. Luke Tegner, Glenrothes brand director said: “John was taken into hospital, initiall...

March 2007, Issue 62, page 7

More than chocolates
Joe Bates heads to the land of confectionary to discover some whisky gems

October 2008, Issue 75, page 34

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February 2014, Issue 117, page 82

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September 2011, Issue 98, page 74

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June 2008, Issue 72, page 9

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Joe Bates travels down under to check out what's on offer.

December 2007, Issue 68, page 38

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The concept of whisky and food has come a long way in recent years. Dominic Roskrow charts its progress

October 2006, Issue 59, page 44

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September 2009, Issue 82, page 44

Flying Dutchman
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World's Best New Release
Glenrothes 25 Years old

April 2008, Issue 71, page 19

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Class of their own
We showcase the results from this year's Independent Bottlers' Challenge.

September 2009, Issue 82, page 8

Not drinking, flying
Michael issues a wake up call before the whole of Scotland vanishes...or is re-branded

March 2007, Issue 62, page 11

Technical perfection
The Glenrothes is one of Scotland's biggest distilleries but is an enigmatic one too,its doors generally closed to visitors and its malts relatively unknown.Dominic Roskrow visited it.

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Whisky Week
Whisky Week tours Scotland Inspired by Homecoming Scotland's aim to attract as many folk from around the world as possible, Whisky Week was born to provide the very best tastings and dinners in the he...

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Cask Strength Malts
The tradition of high strength bottlings was a natural launch pad for cask strength malts,which have gathered momentum since the late 1980s. Ian Wisniewski finds out more.

March 2007, Issue 62, page 60

History in a glass (The Glenrothes)
Berry Bros & Rudd organised the ultimate tasting of The Glenrothes, we found out more.

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Chart Position

Latest
36
Best
17
Average
32

Bottle Price

Average
£132
Highest
£1,500

Visit the WMI page for more information

Adelphi Glenrothes 1991 21 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£83.95
Adelphi Glenrothes 1991 22 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£89.95
Aromatic Orange Tobacco 1988 Wemyss Malts Glenrothes
Master of Malt
£118.29
Carn Mor Celebration Of The Cask Glenrothes 1989 24 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£245.00
Ginger Spice 1988 Wemyss Malts Glenrothes 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.23
Glenrothes 10 Year Old 2000 The Coopers Choice Vintage Malt
Master of Malt
£47.52
Glenrothes 10 Year Old 2000 The Coopers Choice Vintage Malt
Master of Malt
£4.52
Glenrothes 10 Years Old 2001 Cask 7964 Provenance Douglas Laing
Master of Malt
£5.61
Glenrothes 12 Years Old Rotation 89 12
Lions Whisky
£155.00
Glenrothes 16 Ans 1997 First Fill Sherry
La Maison du Whisky
£62.00
Glenrothes 16 Year Old 1997 Cask 10435 Old Malt Cask Hunter Laing
Master of Malt
£78.51
Glenrothes 16 Year Old 1997 The Coopers Choice The Vintage Malt Whi
Master of Malt
£73.14
Glenrothes 1947 28 Years Old B 1975 28 1947
Lions Whisky
£1,375.00
Glenrothes 1954 27 Years Old Connoisseur's Choice 27 1954
Lions Whisky
£625.00
Glenrothes 1954 28 Year Old Connoisseurs Choice
The Whisky Exchange
£750.00
Glenrothes 1954 28 Year Old Connoisseurs Choice
The Whisky Exchange
£750.00
Glenrothes 1954 28 Years Old Cc Brown Label 28 1954
Lions Whisky
£620.00
Glenrothes 1956 Bot.1980s Connoisseurs Choice
The Whisky Exchange
£650.00
Glenrothes 1966 27 Year Old Sherry Cask Master Of Malt
The Whisky Exchange
£999.00
Glenrothes 1967 33 Years Old 48.5% 33 1967
Lions Whisky
£385.00
Glenrothes 1967 35 Year Old Peerless
The Whisky Exchange
£499.00
Glenrothes 1969 Macphail's Collection
The Whisky Exchange
£305.00
Glenrothes 1972 16 Years Old 59.5% Cask G&m 16 1972
Lions Whisky
£415.00
Glenrothes 1972 16yo Cask 16 1972
Lions Whisky
£385.00
Glenrothes 1972 1996 Restricted Release
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£450.00
Glenrothes 1972 Bot. 2004
The Whisky Exchange
£550.00
Glenrothes 1975 16 Years Old Signatory 16 1975
Lions Whisky
£275.00
Glenrothes 1975 1996 21 Year Old First Cask 6054
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£250.00
Glenrothes 1978 Centenary Reserve 1978
Lions Whisky
£175.00
Glenrothes 1979 B1994 1979
Lions Whisky
£220.00
Glenrothes 1979 Bot.2004
The Whisky Exchange
£325.00
Glenrothes 1984 1984
Lions Whisky
£155.00
Glenrothes 1986 Private Cellar 1986
Lions Whisky
£155.00
Glenrothes 1987 1987
Lions Whisky
£145.00
Glenrothes 1988
The Drink Shop
£116.28
Glenrothes 1988 Bottled 2011 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.69
Glenrothes 1989 20 Year Old First Cask 24379
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£79.95
Glenrothes 1989 23 Year Old Sherry Cask Signatory
The Whisky Exchange
£85.45
Glenrothes 1989 24 Year Old Refill Sherry Butt #24375
The Whisky Exchange
£85.45
Glenrothes 1990 2011 21 Year Old Old Malt Cask 7532
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£84.95
Glenrothes 1990 21 Year Old Sherry Cask
The Whisky Exchange
£185.00
Glenrothes 1990 23 Year Old Old & Rare
The Whisky Exchange
£208.00
Glenrothes 1990 23 Year Old S Of Scotland
The Whisky Exchange
£89.95
Glenrothes 1990 Over 11 Years Old Silver Seal 11 1990
Lions Whisky
£245.00
Glenrothes 1993 12 Years Old Dun Bheagan 12 1993
Lions Whisky
£135.00
Glenrothes 1994 1994
Lions Whisky
£75.00
Glenrothes 1995
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£50.95
Glenrothes 1995
The Drink Shop
£47.30
Glenrothes 1995
Master of Malt
£48.79
Glenrothes 1995 2012
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£58.99
Glenrothes 1997 17 Year Old Signatory
The Whisky Exchange
£42.75
Glenrothes 1998
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£51.95
Glenrothes 1998
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£51.95
Glenrothes 1998
Master of Malt
£43.77
Glenrothes 1998
The Drink Shop
£44.11
Glenrothes 1998 2012
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£50.00
Glenrothes 1998 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£4.50
Glenrothes 1999 2010 Coopers Choice
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£39.95
Glenrothes 2000 10 Year Old Coopers Choice
The Whisky Exchange
£61.95
Glenrothes 2001
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£42.95
Glenrothes 2001
Master of Malt
£41.53
Glenrothes 2001 2014
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£40.95
Glenrothes 2001 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£4.68
Glenrothes 21 Year Old 1991 Dimensions Duncan Taylor 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£8.01
Glenrothes 21 Year Old 1992 Cask 10275 Old Particular Douglas Lai
Master of Malt
£100.52
Glenrothes 21 Year Old 1992 Old Particular
The Whisky Barrel
£86.44
Glenrothes 22 Year Old 1989 Cask 24378 Cask Strength Collection Sig
Master of Malt
£6.54
Glenrothes 22 Year Old 1989 Signatory
The Whisky Barrel
£84.92
Glenrothes 23 Year Old 1989 Cask 24382 Cask Strength Collection S
Master of Malt
£6.54
Glenrothes 23 Year Old 1990 Old And Rare Hunter Laing
Master of Malt
£205.92
Glenrothes 23 Year Old 1990 Old And Rare Hunter Laing 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£14.63
Glenrothes 24 Year Old 1989 Carn Mor
The Whisky Barrel
£224.46
Glenrothes 25 Year Old 1988 Single Cask Master Of Malt
Master of Malt
£103.95
Glenrothes 25 Year Old 1988 Single Cask Master Of Malt 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£6.85
Glenrothes 25 Year Old Burns Malt
The Whisky Barrel
£78.99
Glenrothes 26 Year Old 1987 Cask 10141 Directors' Cut Douglas Lai
Master of Malt
£14.28
Glenrothes 26 Year Old 1987 Cask 10141 Directors' Cut Douglas Lai
Master of Malt
£223.87
Glenrothes 3x10cl Pack: 1988, 1998, Select Reserve
The Whisky Exchange
£27.45
Glenrothes 8 Year Old 2004 Cask 9212 Provenance Douglas Laing 3c
Master of Malt
£4.47
Glenrothes 8 Year Old Bot.1970s
The Whisky Exchange
£499.00
Glenrothes 8 Year Old Macphail's Collection
The Whisky Exchange
£30.25
Glenrothes 8 Year Old Macphails Collection
The Drink Shop
£30.28
Glenrothes 8 Years Old G&m 8
Lions Whisky
£87.00
Glenrothes 9 Year Old 2004 Cask 10191 Provenance Douglas Laing
Master of Malt
£68.43
Glenrothes 9 Year Old 2004 Cask 10191 Provenance Douglas Laing 3
Master of Malt
£5.68
Glenrothes 9 Year Old 2004 Hepburn's Choice Langside
Master of Malt
£45.38
Glenrothes Batch 1 That Boutique Y Whisky Company
Master of Malt
£73.95
Glenrothes Batch 1 That Boutique Y Whisky Company 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£6.82
Glenrothes Glenlivet 1957 22 Year Old
The Whisky Exchange
£899.00
Glenrothes Glenlivet 8 Year Old 1970s
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£699.00
Glenrothes Glenlivet 8 Year Old 1970s
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£299.95
Glenrothes John Ramsay Legacy
Master of Malt
£769.01
Glenrothes John Ramsay Legacy 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£42.46
Glenrothes Miniature Pack
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£42.00
Glenrothes Select Reserve
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£38.95
Glenrothes Select Reserve
The Drink Shop
£34.93
Glenrothes Select Reserve
Master of Malt
£33.92
Glenrothes Select Reserve
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£38.95
Glenrothes Select Reserve
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£38.95
Glenrothes Select Reserve
Lions Whisky
£58.00
Glenrothes Select Reserve 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£4.12
Glenrothes The 1978
La Maison du Whisky
£535.00
Glenrothes The 1979 Editor's Cask
La Maison du Whisky
£775.00
Glenrothes The 1988
La Maison du Whisky
£269.00
Glenrothes The 1995
La Maison du Whisky
£79.00
Glenrothes The 1998
La Maison du Whisky
£67.00
Glenrothes The 1998
La Maison du Whisky
£11.00
Glenrothes The 1998 Coffret 2 Verres
La Maison du Whisky
£82.00
Glenrothes The 2001
La Maison du Whisky
£59.00
Glenrothes The Alba
La Maison du Whisky
£55.00
Glenrothes The John Ramsay Legacy
La Maison du Whisky
£799.00
Glenrothes The Select Reserve
La Maison du Whisky
£49.00
Glenrothes The Select Reserve Coffret 2 Verres
La Maison du Whisky
£65.00
Glenrothes The Select Reserve, 1998, 1995 Cof 3 X 10cl
La Maison du Whisky
£55.00
Glenrothes The Sherry Cask Reserve
La Maison du Whisky
£54.50
Macphails Collection Glenrothes 8 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£25.50
Old Malt Cask Glenrothes 1990 21 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£86.95
Provenance Glenrothes 2004 9 Years Old
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£62.95
The Glenrothes 1972 Bot.1996
The Whisky Exchange
£650.00
The Glenrothes 1972 Bot.1996
The Whisky Exchange
£625.00
The Glenrothes 1975 Bot.2006
The Whisky Exchange
£399.00
The Glenrothes 1978 Bot.2008
The Whisky Exchange
£399.00
The Glenrothes 1979 Bot.1995
The Whisky Exchange
£350.00
The Glenrothes 1979 Bot.1995
The Whisky Exchange
£350.00
The Glenrothes 1979 Bot.1995
The Whisky Exchange
£325.00
The Glenrothes 1979 Bot.2002
The Whisky Exchange
£325.00
The Glenrothes 1987 Bot.2005
The Whisky Exchange
£175.00
The Glenrothes 1988 Bot.2011
The Whisky Exchange
£265.00
The Glenrothes 1995 Bot.2014
The Whisky Exchange
£49.95
The Glenrothes 1998 Bot.2013
The Whisky Exchange
£49.95
The Glenrothes 1998 Bot.2014
The Whisky Exchange
£49.95
The Glenrothes 2001 Bot.2013
The Whisky Exchange
£41.45
The Glenrothes Robur Reserve
The Whisky Exchange
£64.95
The Glenrothes Select Reserve
The Whisky Exchange
£34.95
The Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve
The Whisky Exchange
£54.95
Wemyss Glenrothes 1988 Aromatic Orange Tobacco
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£109.95
Wemyss Glenrothes 1988 Ginger Spice
Whisky Shop Dufftown
£106.95
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