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Glenglassaugh 'Fledgling XB'

(50%, OB, NAS, Hand bottled at distillery, New make, matured 12 months in ex-bourbon barrel, 20cl, 2010*)
Average Score: 68
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
DistilleryGlenglassaugh
Bottler Official Bottling
Brand NameGlenglassaugh
Bottling NameFledgling XB
Alcohol By Volume50%
Other DetailsHand bottled at distillery, New make, matured 12 months in ex-bourbon barrel
Size20cl
Issued2010*
Average Score68


Maniac Ratings
Robert Karlsson45
Konstantin Grigoriadis72
Ho-cheng Yao80
Krishna Nukala68
Luca Chichizola71
Tim Puett70
David Wankel69


Retired Maniac Ratings
Martin Diekmann65


Tasting Notes
Robert KarlssonQuite a bit newmaky and unpolished. Big sweet round oily malty sweetness. Nutty. No detectable cask influence... tastewise just like the nose. Doesn't feel matured at all.. still it's probably a good newmake? Grappaish? Nope, sorry, not enjoyable to me.