Glenrothes 1985

Glenrothes 1985
Whisky Glenrothes 1985
Country Scotland
Region Speyside
Type Single Malt
Age 19 years old
Abv 43%
Rating 84/100


The Glenrothes' whiskies carry the classic Speyside "pear drop" character, and are mainly matured in Spanish ex-Sherry casks and/or ex-Bourbon casks. The Glenrothes Distillery was founded in 1878 and is owned by the Scottish Edrington Group.
Reviews of Glenrothes 1985
says on December 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Burnt umber

General description

A classic whisky


Honey pears vanilla


Warm presence of fruits mild spice cinnamon


Smooth well balanced

says on October 17, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Color: Amber

General description

Smooth, fruity, complex, Sherry notes

says on June 20, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 91/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Amber

General description

One of the finer whiskies I've tasted. Lucky to still have a bottle left.

says on December 19, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

A very nice one. One of the best

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Flavour profile

  • Spice
  • Sweet
  • Raisin
  • Oak
  • Fruit
  • Smoke
  • Rich
  • Vanilla
  • Cocoa
  • Citrus
  • Balanced
  • Warming
  • Smooth
  • Pleasant
  • Malt
  • Fire
  • Dry
  • Complex
  • Toast
  • Sherry
  • Satisfying
  • Rose
  • Peat
  • Orange
  • Long finish
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