Glenfiddich Experimental Series #1 IPA

Glenfiddich Experimental Series #1 IPA
Whisky Glenfiddich Experimental Series #1 IPA
Country Scotland
Region Speyside
Type Single Malt
Cask Beer
Abv 43%
Rating 76/100
Reviews of Glenfiddich Experimental Series #1 IPA
says on October 12, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Zapach: Jabłko, gruszka, gdzieś z tyłu chyba delikatna pieprzność, świeże słodkie jabłko, troszkę miodu, wanilii. Mega przyjemny
Smak: Słodkie owoce (w.w. jabłka i gruszki), miód, pieprzność. Na finiszu orzechy

says on July 15, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Yellow gold

General description

#1 in a 4 bottle experiment from a very reputable distiller. IPA (Indian Pale Ale) Beer barrels ?
Not what I expected, but no disappointment here. A lightish gold color with a greenish tint. The nose was light & fruity, with a nice film. The 43% nice in the mouth, warming, citrusy & a woody oaky type spice. The finish was smooth & balanced, a lovely Glenfiddich. I did not detect beer, but thats ok....there was some powerful floral notes there that would be perhaps the IPA hops?? Very flowery well back in the finish - dessert type sweetness. Really nice & this I highly recommend!
2nd bottle - December, 2021.

Nose

Deceivingly light; fruity & flowery but balanced, refreshing made me search? Amazingly sweet, a sedate vanilla essence, custard like!

Palate

Warming & smooth - citrus & peppery. Very much vanilla.

Finish

Grassy, leafy, strong (maybe the hops) .. so pleasant. I really like it .👍 It hangs on & gets sweet & mouthwatering.

says on July 15, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Yellow gold

General description

#1 in a 4 bottle experiment from a very reputable distiller. IPA (Indian Pale Ale) Beer barrels ?
Not what I expected, but no disappointment here. A lightish gold color with a greenish tint. The nose was light & fruity, with a nice film. The 43% nice in the mouth, warming, citrusy & a woody oaky type spice. The finish was smooth & balanced, a lovely Glenfiddich. I did not detect beer, buts ok....there was some floral notes there that would be perhaps the IPA hops?? Very flowery well back in the finish - Really nice & this I highly recommend!

Nose

Deceivingly light; fruity & flowery but balanced, refreshing made me search?

Palate

Warming & smooth - citrus & peppery. Very much vanilla.

Finish

Grassy, leafy, strong (maybe the hops) .. so pleseant. I really like it .👍 It hangs on & gets sweet.

says on May 5, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

부드러움과 바닐라 단맛이 어우러지는
가격 대비 대체할 것들이 있을듯한
올드타이 1.8

says on February 26, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

Nose: delicate smell of apple, taste of fruits, the finish is balance, warmness keeps on for a little while. Not too complex, great for neophyte.

says on December 25, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Amber

General description

Green apple, citrus, sweet, creamy, hops, light, vanilla, toffee, grapefruit rind

says on July 30, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 68/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Nada demais... finalização fraca, presença de álcool, muito abaixo do Glenfiddich de 12 anos. Pelo preço não compensa.

says on October 22, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

I can feel the IPA. really nice touch.

says on July 27, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 60/100
Color: Pale staw

General description

teleurgesteld een doorsnee whiskey zeker niet vies maar niet onderscheidt

says on July 11, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 61/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Green apple, grape on the nose. Not is tangy/acidic on the palette, with those deep IPA profiles bringing it down. Flavour holds back considerably at the back of the mouth, disappointingly so.

says on June 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Interesting release, I love IPA but this is really subtle, mainly the flavour comes through in the finish. Definitely best from a Norlan Glass, there is fruity sweetness from melon and pear with a pleasant bitterness. Even though I like it the price point makes this quite difficult to recommend. For fans of Speyside.

says on May 30, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Amber

General description

Oh well: I love IPA beers, I love whisky. What could go wrong "mixing". As you can see: nothing. I'm not saying it's perfect, I'm saying that I had very low expectations.
It's not bad at all!

N: green apple, vanilla, hint of cinnamon and little spiciness.
M:more apple, pear, vanilla, oakiness, oily. There's something I can't describe, it's fresh -not floral- , I'm sorry but I'm still learning to explain what I feel. Anyway it's an interesting taste, nothing exceptional but a good one.

F:medium, more oakiness and pear.

What I can say except: successful experiment!

says on May 11, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

What's next, the Cool Aid bowl finish?

says on May 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

a bit fruity on the nose. but die.me a little to bitter on the pallet. not my favorite.

says on April 18, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Smokey, but great. Best Speyside I've had.

says on March 15, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Amber

General description

light and fruity whisky, but i dont tastes much of the IPA barrel.

says on February 23, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

definetly one of the best

says on February 16, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 76/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

The alcohol is harsher than the regular version and the sweeter notes more muted. Some yellow fruits perhaps hint to the earlier contact with IPA.

says on February 3, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 73/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Old gold

General description

I tried this neat, then over ice as recommended. Both times I got a nose of old beer mat, but not unpleasantly so. Neat I tasted all the fruity elements that you get with Glenfiddich, over ice it tasted a lot smoother, and definitely moreish. With both I got a finish of a hint of smoke and a lingering taste of hoppy malt. Surprisingly the finish was more pronounced with ice, unless I was merrier when I tried the ice!

says on January 20, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Amber

General description

Very nice whisky, but I have too agree with others that there are hardly any beer or IPA flavors to be found. As a whisky itself it is really nice, sweet, bit round, fruity flavor.

says on January 11, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Very enjoyable easy drinking dram

says on January 7, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 77/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Good whisky but not great. No beer flavours found😳

says on January 5, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Old gold

General description

expected to feel some influence of that beer barrel, some tones of hops or smth, but didn't taste nothing alike.. however, it is very easy drinking, fruity! loved it till the last drop, but had some unmet expectations..

says on January 2, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

very very specific

says on December 31, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

very good

says on December 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Pale gold

General description

A really easy social dram.

says on December 23, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Light and easy drinking. Like IPA, a session drink rather than a one off night cap. Nothing wrong with that, just a middle of the road flavour, and a good all rounder.

says on December 2, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Unbelievable, whisky aged on beer barrel. But if IPA is your favorite, you'll love this dram as well.
Wood, seaweed, hint of iodine, think there's some peat as well. The aftertaste makes you think "Did I taste beer? Can't be!".
Really something the real whisky enthusiastic should try.

Nose

Seaweed, salt, fruit, flowers

Palate

iodine, sugar, peat

Finish

leaves you amazed by beer taste in a whisky

says on November 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 69/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Pale gold

General description

When first tasting this, you notice that there is deffinetly something different here. Like all other Glenfiddichs, it's very friendly: sweetness of chocolate, citrus, vanilla, sugar and applesauce. A bit sour from front to back, also some spice from coriander and black pepper. Would be an amazing whisky if the balanced, hoppy bitter didn't go foul in the finish.

says on November 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 73/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Komt nog in de barkast.

says on November 15, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

fruitful bit sweet tasteful

says on August 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 82/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

I liked this alot despite not being able to get much IPA from it. Its sweet and smooth. Very Glenfiddich, although with a slight twist.

says on August 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 72/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

not much IPA in the taste... am disappoint

says on July 22, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

this has grown on me the more I drink it

says on July 5, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Tawny

General description

Fairly smooth with a complex mix of flavors. The IPA finish is definitely noticable.

says on June 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 50/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

bittertje te zacht meisjeswhisky

says on June 14, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 76/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Burnished

General description

For the first single malt that was finished in India Ale beer casks from the speyside craft brewery, I think it’s a succes. With the taste of some citrus, vanilla and a sweet aftertaste, it’s a pleasant whisky to drink, but more for the advanced drinker!

Interesting fact was that the whisky was dropped in the casks for 12 weeks.

After finishing this bottle I will try the #2, the XX from the series

says on June 7, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 20/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Feel almost bad for giving a poor score. It's a drinkable dram but it the nose brings me back to the dive student bars of my youth and the smell of stale booze soaked carpet. perhaps someone with no association might appreciate but it's a pass for me

says on May 19, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 76/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

strong sweet notes but I don't find it has much depth.

says on April 19, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

86, tropical hoppy fruit, but fades with water to maltiness. Medium viscosity, nice malty richness with a dry-ish slightly bitter tannic finish.

says on April 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Amber

General description

A little too fruity for my taste.

says on March 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 69/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

not very pleasant on the nose... sour. tastewise i find this one a bit dissapointing too. A bit of a sour taste in the beginning. Sweetness and oak after that. A bit dry and short finish.

says on February 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Color: Old gold

General description

At first taste, I expected a more pronounced character, so got slightly disappointed.
Got back to it and I've appreciated its clear natural colour and its dry zesty and bitter taste. Experiment approved!

says on January 20, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 86/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Love this whisky. Like nothing else. Light floral with punch.

says on January 2, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 78/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Yellow gold

General description

Dry oak and subtle sour notes. It doesn't taste anything like an IPA but there are under tones of hops. Try it with a tiny amount of milk chocolate or a bit of rock salt.

Nose

Dry oak and citrus

Palate

Bright oak flavours, hints of citrus, apple and smoke.

Finish

dry oaky, short finish

says on November 21, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 72/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Bland. Luts of cirtus notes. Easy drinking.

says on November 19, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 85/100
Color: Old gold

General description

sweet and light. carmel notes

says on October 10, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Pale gold

General description

very smooth and easy drinking. Zesty with sweet vanilla flavour notes and a light hoppy finish. Great dram.

says on September 14, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Quite a sweet and floral whisky with hints of vanilla and toffee; young and raw it would interesting see a more aged version.

says on August 23, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Being an IPA lover and a Scotch lover it took me a while to put my finger on this one. It's a really enjoyable whisky. I love the very soft hints of bitterness and slight hops. It might have been more interesting aged a bit longer or in American IPA casks. Nevertheless, a smooth scotch and a cool new take.

says on June 14, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

smoother than usual Glenfiddich. Subtle IPA flavors come through towards end.

says on June 4, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

tres suprenant pour un whisky et tres agreable aussi

says on April 27, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Old gold

General description

a little harder than usual with glenfiddich. but I love the slight bitterness and hoppy flavour of the IPA finish. great on summer nights after a bbq with beer

says on March 16, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

Wat scherp van smaak, de ipa smaak proef je duidelijk

says on February 20, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

Sweet bubble gum nose; smooth, light-bodied palate with a malty lingering aftertaste. Enjoyable dram!

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Flavour profile

  • Apple
  • Melon
  • Fruit
  • Pear
  • Bitter
  • Honey
  • Lemon
  • Butter
  • Floral
  • Chocolate
  • Pepper
  • Oak
  • Cake
  • Vanilla
  • Ginger
  • Sour
  • Caramel
  • Light
  • Citrus
  • Spice
  • Beer
  • Sweet
  • Lime
  • Bread
  • Baked
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