Tasting Notes / Bottles from Glengoyne



Glengoyne 12 Year Old
Glengoyne 12 Year Old

Glengoyne 12 year old is the staple of the range, and the first dram we had sitting in the visitors lounge before we had the tour, whilst watching the video that they play

Glengoyne 15 Year Old
Glengoyne 15 Year Old

After the tour around the distillery we were taken into the the main house for a sit in the lounge and the next two drams, first being this 15 Year Old.

Glengoyne 17 Year Old
Glengoyne 17 Year Old

The sample of this lovely Highland dram came courtesy of Danny Williamson (@dramstats) of the Dramstats Whisky Blog.

Glengoyne 18 Year Old
Glengoyne 18 Year Old

The second of the two drams we had in the distillery house was this 18 Year old.

Glengoyne 21 Year Old
Glengoyne 21 Year Old

My bro and dramming partner David (@chunk1612) picked up a bottle of this lovely dram recently and i was desperate to have a wee try, the Glengoyne 17 was lovely so i had big expectations for this dra

Glengoyne Balbaina
Glengoyne Balbaina

Another from the Travel Retail exclusive range from Glengoyne this is the Balbaina, with first fill hand selected European oak casks at it's heart I'm expecting a lot of dried fruit character from this dram.

Glengoyne Burnfoot (Travel Retail)
Glengoyne Burnfoot (Travel Retail)

This dram was tasted as part of the 12 Drams of Xmas series

Glengoyne Cuartillo
Glengoyne Cuartillo

From the new Glengoyne range of whiskies, this Glengoyne Cuartillo is at the cheaper end of the scale, and I'm really excited to give this one a try.

Glengoyne Tea-pot Dram Batch 2
Glengoyne Tea-pot Dram Batch 2

For this dram we moved into the Distillery shop and were poured the dram into china teacups. It's a bit gimmicky and the story behind it (check the Glengoyne site here) is fun and gimicky too and i li

Glengoyne Teapot Dram Batch 06
Glengoyne Teapot Dram Batch 06

Back in November 2018 (which deoesn't feel that long ago but was around 3.5 months ago) Barry, from The Whiskyphiles, and I had a really pleasant trip up to Glengoyne distillery for the launch of the latest, Batch 6, of their Teapot dram.

SMWS 123.6 - Rhubarb and custard
SMWS 123.6 - Rhubarb and custard

My good Twitter friend Adrian (@mynameisgone) knows that i have a bit of a thing at the moment for port finished or casked whiskies and so sent me a wee sample of Scotch Malt Whisky Society 123.6 Rhub