Scotch - Single Malt

Glenglassaugh Revival Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

From: Speyside, Scotland Liquor Review Category: Single Malt Scotch

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Tier 3
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San Francisco World Spirits Competition

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Beverage Testing Institute

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Wine Enthusiast

  • 2015

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Glenglassaugh Revival single malt scotch is so-named because it's the first single malt scotch released after the re-birth of the Glenglassaugh distillery. It is aged in a combination of ex-bourbon casks (common) and red wine casks (very uncommon) then married and "re-racked" in sherry casks. The "triple wood" aging is then bottle without chill filtering, suggesting a viscous, thick mouthfeel. They suggest looking for flavor notes of orange, plum, and walnut among others.

Glenglessaugh was founded in 1875 by James Moir and later sold off in 1892 by his surviving nephews. It continued operating until 1907. It was briefly revived in 1959 until closing again in 1986. Glenglessaugh was re-purchased by investors who formed the Glenglassaugh Distillery Company in 2008 and began releasing new stocks of spirits. They offer a line of whiskies stored from previous stocks and a new line of spirit drinks. The brand was subsequently sold to the BenRiach Distilling Company in 2013. 

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