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[25 Sep 2014 | 2 Comments | 612 views]
Glendronach 18 yo Tawny Port finish

The very first post for the Jewish new year! Not that I really use the jewish calendar that much, but it’s holiday time and a good opportunity to post something for the new year. This is quite new, and was released last August, which makes its a month or so old on the shelves.. The 18 year old replaces the …

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[8 Aug 2014 | No Comment | 890 views]
Whisky PR Corner–Friday August 8th , 2014

Is this coincidence or a new trend? two of this week’s new releases were matured in a PORT cask…
GLENDRONACH LAUNCHES 18 YEARS OLD TAWNY PORT FINISH
GOLDEN syrup, red fruit compote and red grapefruit – a mouth-watering description of the new GlenDronach 18 year-old Tawny Port expression launched this wek (4th August 2014).
Bottled at 46% abv, it is the award-winning …

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[18 Jul 2014 | No Comment | 907 views]
Whisky News and PR Corner July 18th, 2014

GLENDRONACH RELEASES BATCH 10 OF ITS SINGLE CASK BOTTLINGS

AWARD-WINNING GlenDronach Distillery has today (July 14th) released Batch 10 of its renowned single cask bottlings.
Nine outstanding casks, ranging from 1990 to 2002, were selected by Master Distiller Billy Walker. Each one of these casks from the Aberdeenshire distillery is an excellent example of the typical GlenDronach character with tastes of sweet …

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[27 Feb 2014 | 5 Comments | 1,283 views]
Glendronach single cask 1993 Cask #5 [batch 9]

Time for our last tasting notes for the week, with another GD single cask from the latest batch (9). 1993. Let’s see what happened in 1993, I think that was my senior year at high school, and quite a nice year all in all. What i find odd is the cask number (5!?) not really sure how they got to …

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[21 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 964 views]
Whisky PR Corner Feb. 21st 2014

GlenDronach launches a new GRANDEUR 24 year old
The start  of a new year brings a new limited edition GlenDronach single malt designed for the serious connoisseur.
Replacing the GlenDronach Grandeur 31 Years Old that has now sold out, the GlenDronach Grandeur 24 Years Old is another exquisite long-aged representation of the smooth, complex and full-bodied style for which GlenDronach Distillery is …

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[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 1,149 views]
GlenDronach 1972 cask # 702 , 41 years old

Back to the GlenDronach single cask release #9 with the oldest cask released in this batch, a 41 years old (older than myself) Oloroso Butt, distilled in 1972. That’s surely an interesting one (and quite expensive, as you might expect – so it’s for those of you with deep pockets, or willing to share with a few mates). After the …

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[11 Feb 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,076 views]
GlenDronach 1991 cask #5405 [Batch #9]

I planned to taste this one later this week, but following Ruben’s review I was rather intrigued to taste it earlier and see if it’s really THAT bad (a 78 for a GD single cask is not something you often see on the blogosphere). So, here’s my take:
GlenDronach 1991 cask #5405 [Batch #9], £104
Nose: A really thick nose. Almost like …

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[10 Feb 2014 | 3 Comments | 1,406 views]
Glendronach 1985 Cask # 1035 PX Puncheon 27 yo

This is the first cask I am tasting from Batch #9 of single casks released last December (full story here). No reason why I started with the 1985 but I had a feeling this is going to be a good one, and boy was I right (not that there are any bad GD single casks).  Distilled 13/12/85 bottled at 53.7% …

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[31 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,147 views]
Glendroncah Cask Strength Batch #3

Time for a quick review of the latest batch from Glendronach CS. I really liked both Batch #1 and Batch#2 , and was keen on trying this 3rd and see how (and if ) it differs. this one comes at 54.90% abv, carrying no age, as usual.
GlenDronach Cask Strength – Batch 3 , 54.90% , £56
Nose: Sweet sherry with hints …

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[6 Oct 2013 | No Comment | 1,119 views]
Two more single cask Glendronachs – cask #2971 and #101

Two more (and last) single cask Dronachs from the lovely batch 8 (latest batch) of single casks. One is PX, and the other is Oloroso , slightly younger, but almost at 60% it’s a powerhouse. Let’s dram, shall we?

GlenDronach 19 yo ,1994 (cask 101) Oloroso, 58.40% ,£93
628 bottles were Available from this cask (all gone i think) , which is …