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Glenrothes 1988 Single Malt Scotch

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

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Tier 3
This is a Tier 3 score in the Whiskey category. It means critics recommended the spirit but it will be a value brand or have an exotic taste.
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San Francisco World Spirits Competition

  • 2012

Beverage Testing Institute

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Proof66 Notes

The Glenrothes Distillery produced its first whisky in 1879 and they claim became "instantly prized by master blenders." Berry Bros & Rudd conceived of issuing scotch whisky in vintage years similar to wines and Glenrothes was a part of this new concept of treating scotch whisky. Glenrothes prides itself in using spring water the Ardcanny and Brauchhill springs. The scotch is matured in a combination of American new oak and Spanish sherry casks. Unusual for a distillery, the sherry oak is "seasoned to exact specifications" for Glenrothes.

Glenrothes 1988 is one of the vintage expressions this bottled in the year 1988. It is aged for "two decades" in a combination of American (ex-bourbon) and Spanish (sherry) oak. They suggest looking for notes of dried fruit and spices but an absence of smoke.

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