Glen Scotia Double Cask

Glen Scotia Double Cask

(0.7l, 46%)


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Back to the future with a new Campbeltown winner.

Distilling in the Kintyre Peninsula dates back more than 400 years to 1609. The hamlet of Campbeltown was founded in 1832 and quickly became known as “The Whisky Capital of the World.” The era of Prohibition and the subsequent emergence of Highland Single Malt dominance ended the reign of Campbeltown. Glen Scotia is a more recent branding by the Loch Lomond Group in an effort to recreate the magic of Campbeltown’s bygone era.

Glen Scotia Double Cask is a classic Campbeltown Single Malt that ages first in first-fill ex-Bourbon Barrels and is finished in Pedro Ximenez Sherry casks. This particular Whisky passes the taste bud test and is winning all kinds of awards — including a gold medals at the San Francisco Spirits Competition and at this year’s World Whisky Awards.

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malt
caramel
dry
earthy
fudge
peach
woody
mint
sherry
What does Glen Scotia Double Cask taste like?

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Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland and some other parts of the world distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and USA they spell it Whiskey.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Deep Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Firm, with creamy caramel, fudge, and peaches with a woody Bourbon note

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Bold and full bodied with sweetness and buzz and a hint of mint

Finish
Full and sweet, the Sherry finish comes through

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Ratings & Reviews
Michael
Michael,
Smells sweet, dry, and grainy. Occasional sweetness on taste, but mostly dominated by dryness and malt for flavor. Not a bad dram; worth holding on the tongue for a while.
 
Stephen
Stephen,
Smooth taste. Neutral to the nose. Short but stiff finish. This one could grow on me.
 
Mark
Mark,
Taste like shoe leather. Ick.
 
alexey
alexey,
Salty, earthy, spicy, and Woody. Almost peaty. Long aftertaste, smooth and pleasant.
 
Alex
Alex,
A little sweet, just enough spice. I really enjoy this but would spend a little more pick up another bottle of something better.
 
Deja
Deja,
Pretty tasty.
 
James
James,
Excellent whisky. Could taste the Carmel and the fudge but yet it wasn't sweet. Strong finish too but not overwhelming. A solid dram.
 
Blake
Blake,
Great stuff! Sweet and different from even Islays that I normally enjoy.
 
guest
guest,
Gut zu trinken, längerer Nachbrand Scotch Whisky Experience, Edinburgh, 4/18
 
Toby
Toby,
This is a perfectly ok scotch. Nothing special, but nothing horrible about it. I will enjoy drinking it, but I will not crave it.
 
guest
guest,
Decent NAS. It can't be that young, smooth, sherry, malty, spices. It's not bad but it's too expensive comparing to a couple of good classic single malts with an AS and quality.
 
Stephen
Stephen,
Glen Scotia was excellent, I little sweet for my tastes but it had a good flavor.
 
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