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Glenglassaugh 33yo 1978/2012

(44.8%, OB, Massandra Connection, Madeira style, D10/'78 B7/'12, 437 Bts.)
Average Score: 87
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
Bottler Official Bottling
Brand NameGlenglassaugh
Year Distilled1978
Year Bottled2012
Alcohol By Volume44.8%
Other DetailsMassandra Connection, Madeira style, D10/'78 B7/'12
Average Score87

Maniac Ratings
Robert Karlsson87
Konstantin Grigoriadis83
Ho-cheng Yao87
Krishna Nukala91
Pit Krause89
David Wankel85
Keith Wood90

Tasting Notes
Robert KarlssonSlightly restrained, elegant? Hints of licorice and wild strawberries. Kind and inoffensive (and no hint of the wine cask..). Tastewise equally kind, sweetish, easy to drink, berried and uncomplicated.
Keith WoodGlass: Classic Malt - Colour: Dark teak - Nose: Rich aged oak and leather, marinated (in red wine) nuts and that typical English Christmas cake style. There are also some lightly floral notes which really enhance the experience. - Palate: An initial creaminess to the mouth-feel followed by an intense fruitiness (think Plum, damson & bramble here) with those gentle floral background notes. - Finish: It just goes on and on and on ...... then a suggestion of coconut right at the end. - Overall Impression: Big and intense liquid luxury, I love it and a "Great" too.