Glengoyne 8-Year 2008 Hepburn’s Choice


Paid: $42 for 700ml

Distilled/Owned by: Glengoyne / Hunter Laing

Region: Highland

46% ABV

Aged For: 8 Years, Distilled 2008

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Refill-Hogshead

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

Color: White wine

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Airy, honey, malt, vanilla, light fruit, spirity

Feel: Medium to full body

Taste: Young malt spirit, oak, vanilla, leathery honey, highland herbs

Finish: Medium warmth and length, barley, honey, vanilla, oak, and a bit of pepper

Thoughts: An example of a young malt driven scotch that manages to be good.
Score: 80 out of 100

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