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Glenrothes 1985

A spectacular bottle


@MrAnon12345Review by @MrAnon12345

20th Jun 2010


Glenrothes 1985
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This is a great bottle -- arguably much better than, say, the Macallan 18, at a much more reasonable price.

A very smooth and rich scotch, with a nice sweetness, coming I think, from sherry casking. No over-prominent notes; neither oak, nor peat, nor sweet. A wonderfully rounded flavor.

Highly, highly recommended.

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I tasted it at a session Mr Cox hosted here, and I really loved it.

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Have done side by side with the 85 and Glenlivet archive 21 year and the Macallan fine oak 17. Glenrothes was my favorite or the three. Great whisky, I was very happy with the purchase.

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jwise commented

I have an unopened bottle in the cabinet that is just calling my name!

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