Whisky Review: Adelphi Limited Glenrothes 1991 25 Years Old

Style: Complex and Gingery Nose: Robust, vanilla coated ginger slices punch through. Gunpowder mist shrouding in, which extends into a stream of sulphur. Behind the smoke screen, we have sweet orange drop descending deep into the core while white flowers and barley malt dressed on the side. The lurking sulphur notes becoming more evident overtime.…

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Whisky Review: Elixir Distillers Glenrothes Aged 27 Years “Art of Whisky Aging”

Style: Sweet and Spicy Nose: Fresh-cut ginger raining down on a big malt cake. Gunpowder sneaking into the aroma. Icy green peppermint, faint floral rims while lemon honey dripping onto caramel slices. Plenty of dry spices emerges towards the end, a barley husk tail. Palate: Juicy, sweet malt sponge cake shining through the ocean of…

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Whisky Preview: Glenrothes 1997 Single Cask Bottled for The Oak Barrel Sydney Whisky Fair 2017

Style: Sweet and Spicy Nose: Playful dark red fruits swaying on the nose, sweetness quickly surrounded by fresh-cut ginger and sharp spices. A small pinch of gunpowder mixed within. Blackcurrants, plums rising on a peppermint surge, while subtle umami drops deeper. Light combination of caramel, figs and malt towards the end. Palate: Demerara sugar converges…

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Dram Review: Glenrothes Single Cask #5579

[56.6%・13 Years Old・Distilled in 2003・Bottled in 2016・Official Bottling・Single Cask Release of 564 bottles] Nose: The oak merges well with the inviting sherry influence, dark chocolate and moist Christmas cake dressed with some toasted almonds.  That classy note of staves well seasoned with sherry along with a subtle touch of earthiness give the dram much depth. Palate…

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Whisky Review: The Glenrothes 1991 (Bottled in 2012)

Style: Sweet and Spicy Nose: Stewed fruits simmering with a nice blend of vanilla malt. Ginger spice rolls in slowly, rising from the glass at a relaxed pace. Fresh, clear cut and grassy balm running on the nose. A soft mutter of caramel paste contributes a bit of creamy texture to the scent. Palate: Big…

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Whisky Review: The Glenrothes 1988 (Bottled in 2014)

Tasting Notes: The Glenrothes 1988 (Bottled in 2014) ☆ Style: Sweet and Spicy Nose: Candied orange with a generous slice of ginger. Lemon citrus brimming tenderly, peppermint, assorted traditional dried fruits with loads of apricots. The aroma is rather delicate but the core looks very solid. Palate: Similar construct to the nose but the sherry…

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