Glengoyne Cask Strength Batch 3
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Glengoyne
  • Age NAS
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Maturation First-fill and refill sherry casks
  • Alcohol 58.2%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • biscuit
  • sherry bomb
  • black pepper
  • spicy
  • strawberry
  • sugar
  • jam
  • grain
  • bitter

Glengoyne

Cask Strength Batch 3 (0.7l, 58.2%)
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Character Goatson
Glengoyne’s classic single malt, but strong enough to curl you kilt.

Originally called “Burnfoot Distillery,” George Connell officially started Glengoyne in 1833 — after the Excise Tax Law of 1823 made it cost effective to do so. The fact that good old George had been hauling full casks of Whisky out of the tree-lined glen since 1820 is purely a coincidence. Anyway, the point is that they have been making single malt Whisky here for a long time. Famously, they say the Glengoyne distilling process takes longer than any other in Scotland in order to deliver their unique richness and character.

To understand the signature Glengoyne style you need to know three things. First, the malt is indirectly dried with warm air (no peat or coils). Second, they make extensive use of Sherry casks for aging across the entire core range. Third, they exclusively use “Golden Promise” barley — which has a lower grain yield, but higher quality. Only two distilleries use this rare and expensive grain — the other is The Macallan. Glengoyne Cask Strength delivers this sensuous, signature style at a jaw-dropping 58.2% ABV. 

Smartass Corner:
The boundary between the Highlands and the Lowlands — called “The Highland Line” — runs right through the distillery grounds just outside Glasgow. This means that the still-house sits officially in the Highlands, while the aging warehouse sits officially in the Lowlands.

  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Highland
  • Distillery Glengoyne
  • Age NAS
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Maturation First-fill and refill sherry casks
  • Alcohol 58.2%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Medium amber.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Shortbread biscuits, strawberry jam, hot cream.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Rich and lightly sweet with sugar cookies, elderberry wine, and a dash of pepper.

Finish
Long and slick.

Flavor spiral
Biscuit, sherry bomb, spicy, black pepper, bitter, grain, strawberry, sugar, jam. 

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What does Glengoyne Cask Strength Batch 3 taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Glengoyne Cask Strength Batch 3 and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.

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  • biscuit
  • sherry bomb
  • black pepper
  • spicy
  • strawberry
  • sugar
  • jam
  • grain
  • bitter
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Because of their slow distillation process, the tagline for their Whisky is 'Unhurried Since 1883.'
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Glengoyne emphasizes the importance of the environment and sustainability. They started an action called "Plan Bee," and constructed two beehives at their distillery.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Because of their slow distillation process, the tagline for their Whisky is 'Unhurried Since 1883.'
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Glengoyne emphasizes the importance of the environment and sustainability. They started an action called "Plan Bee," and constructed two beehives at their distillery.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
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