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Glenfiddich 18 Year Old

(70cl, 40.0%)
Glenfiddich 18 Year Old

Awards for Glenfiddich 18


Speyside Single Malts 13-18yo - 2015

The Scotch Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business)


Speyside Single Malts 13-18yo - 2014

The Scotch Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business)


Liquid Gold Award - 2014

Jim Murray's Whisky Bible

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Glenfiddich 18 Bottling Note

This 18 year old from Glenfiddich's core range was matured in a mix of Oloroso sherry and bourbon casks.
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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Loads of fruit. Zesty grapefruit, baked toffee apples. Dry, chocolate Flake-y wood and cinnamon.

Palate: Candied fruits and Glenfiddich freshness balances richer notes of dried apricot, more cinnamon and toffee, ginger and dry Sherry.

Finish: Peels and a touch of salted toffee.

Overall: A wonderfully rich and enjoyable Glenfiddich single malt.

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    User Reviews of the Glenfiddich 18 Year Old


    Beautifully light, floral aroma. A great big hit of vanilla in there. That "burns like a bad batch of Smokey Mountain corn whiskey" guy either got a knock off bottle or simply doesn't know what he's talking about. This one's as smooth as you like.

    6th August 2015

    67 years

    Drinking Scotch is an acquired taste. Those that believe they'll buy a bottle and enjoy an evening of sipping whiskey, because it may be the thing to do to impress a friend, are in for a shock. Prior to consuming Glenfiddich, take a sip of iced water to cleanse the palette, then take a sip (a sip, not a gulp) and attempt to identify the flavors that explode in your mouth. I won't describe it, you must experience it for yourself. Enjoy....

    4th July 2015

    Can't go wrong

    This is a great buy for the money. Always enjoy it! After each sip the flavor lingers with you. Definitely one of my favorites within this price range.

    -comments by Ginutis

    17th May 2015

    burns like a bad batch of Smokey Mountain corn whiskey

    I am appalled at anyone that would allow the word smooth in the same room as this crap. I paid $120 for a bottle of Glenfiddich 18 thinking that my friend and I could have an enjoyable evening of scotch sipping. Of all the scotch I've had in my life this stuff burns like fire. Anybody who describes this as smooth doesn't know what they are talking about. I am going to tell the store owner how crappy this Scotch is and ask that he stop offering it.

    6th May 2015

    Rather disappointed with this one for the price ($100) US

    Its fine, just nothing great about it, I enjoyed the 15 year better.

    28th April 2015

    Smooth as can be

    This is one of my all time favorites. The baked apple scent on the nose is beautiful. Well balanced, smooth, easy drinking. A good whisky to introduce a new Scotch drinker (as well as the Glenfiddich 15) as there is no harsh alcohol bite, and nothing overpowering about it. Just smooth and delicious.

    1st January 2015

    A classic

    Definitely a must try. Not overpowering. Generally agreeable. Not too far flung in any direction. Kind of sweet.

    11th December 2014

    Very good

    I've never been a fan of Glenfiddich, but this one took me by surprise. Very well balanced and full of subtle undertones. Complex enough to be interesting, but at the same time good all round so it doesn't get tired after a while. So far hands down best in advent calendar, and one of best I ever tried.

    11th December 2014


    The best Advent whisky so far. The aroma is intricate, with rum, raisin bread, vanilla and lemon. The first sip is slightly peppery and gingery, with some rosemary astringency, but moves to sherry, grapes and toffee. The finish recalls the vanilla of the nose with cinnamon, rice pudding and lemon. This rounded, smooth yet complex whisky makes a great gift for the novice or experienced drinker.

    11th December 2014

    Unobtrusive, Yet Subtly Engaging

    Nose: Fudge, Spiced red apple, Hints of candied orange, some white grapes and subtle notes of oak.

    Palate: Toasted Oak, red apple, some raisins and nutmeg.

    Finish: A fairly long and drying finish, Notes of grape, gingerbread, citrus oil, and some distant smoke fading to a close.

    11th December 2014


    This is really quite a special whisky, the marriage of both sherry and bourbon has given a huge level of interest and complexity to the malt. Really fruity up front full of apple crumble and caramel notes with christmas spices such as nutmeg and cinnamon coming through. It finishes with an oaty, amaretto infused finish.

    11th December 2014

    Remarkable Whisky

    Nice and Smooth, taste stay longer...

    19th October 2014


    fabulous whiskey. . 15 yr old still does it for me on price and flavour, each to there own.

    8th October 2014

    Bermuda Mac

    Seriously this whisky has immediately kicked me off my high horse and told me not to poo poo Glefiddich whiskies just because they make a zillion bottles a year. (Lacks the authentic artisan touch you see. WTF do I know? ) Trouble is it's bloody magic! I now have to explore the rest of the range.....

    24th September 2014


    Good whisky but not as good as the 15 years old

    15th September 2014

    true fan

    Have been drinking this for more than 2 years.. Bloody brilliant it is...
    Just got thier select cask.. Would let you know how that is😉

    Maddu IND

    12th August 2014

    Mr Langley Devadasan

    Best whisky by far " Smooth" most superior

    28th July 2014

    Great discovery

    I didn't know this drink but I had to google it after some sips from a bottle given to me by a friend. Very mild and friendly taste, yet gives all you want from fine whiskey. I wish I had googled it before gulping all cos I may not afford another bottle now. I have also checked for its retail outlet, but no way. Yet another great and high experience!
    GodSon. Port harcourt, Nigeria

    24th July 2014

    Seems pretty good to me

    Referring to 'ancient mistake': isn't the 'Ancient Reserve' the same thing as the current 18yo, - Glenfiddich just don't put 'Ancient Reserve' on the label anymore? Certainly all sites advertising the Ancient Reserve just illustrate a 'standard' 18yo bottle.

    I was given a small bottle of 18yo last month, and thought it great, - though I'm more of an Islay fan. But, oddly, Ralfy mentioned in one of his reviews that he won't be reviewing the 18yo, - as it doesn't reach 80/100. Very odd. The 18yo seemed much better than the 15yo to me.

    17th July 2014

    Truly one of my favorites........

    I won't get into all that pretentious horseshit about "notes" of this and "notes" of that and "pairs" well with a pair of whore's drawers!!!.....its a great phucking whisky if you can afford it....and I can!!!!!....and more than stimulates the creative senses and inflames the genitals and makes you want to rob banks and go for drives in the countryside with law enforcement and gunfire!!!!........seriously......its a great whisky and well worth the 80.00 bucks (Can)

    Sign me......

    Regards, Don Laird
    Dogtown Bastard
    Alberta, Canada

    25th March 2014

    One of my Favorite's

    I probably have 50 bottles of Whiskey. This is one of my all time favorite and go to bottles. The warm spiced apples are just yummy.

    7th March 2014

    Lasts so long

    A rather sweet, very fruity whisky, very delicate, mellow and soft. A finish with toffee is very pronounced. I initially wanted to save this one for a long time, so I poured a very small amount in the glass. The taste lasted in my mouth for the next 2 hours, and it was simply beautiful. Be wary of the glass you drink it with, as it does make a difference.

    10th January 2014

    Simply beautiful

    Quite simply a taste of the "Gods" I smile every time I take a sip

    9th January 2014

    An excellent whisky

    I refer to the "A truly awful whisky" reviewer. A ridiculous review that is of no use to anyone. Why is it an awful whisky

    23rd December 2013

    Prefer the 15yo

    This, basically. This is a good whisky, but for me the 15yo has more depth and complexity.

    21st December 2013


    apples apples apples. Hint of sherry, Apples, sweet. great bottle.

    2nd December 2013

    Enjoyable... Smooth and and flavorful.

    The smoothness of what you look for when you invest in an 18year old. Very affordable and underrated bottle.

    16th November 2013

    not one of the best , it is THE BEST.

    absolutely wonderful 18 yr old single malt, I bought two bottles 3 yrs ago, just opened the second, its stunning. delicate, smooth mellow and that famous warmth as you swallow it down slowly, worth every penny and more.

    20th October 2013


    This is a gem. Beautifully balanced, aromatic. A classic Speysider.

    11th October 2013

    How can anyone say it is awful?!!

    I see one bad review about the Whisky and I don't understand how anyone could say that about it. I understand if you don't like the place you bought it from, but this is one of the best Whiskies (for that price) that one can get. Been drinking this for years and it is fantastic. Never ordered from this site, so I can't comment on the service.

    23rd September 2013


    I love this whisky for its smoothness and caramel/apple/cinnamon flavours. the best way I can describe it is to imagine Angelina giving you a lingering French kiss while half way through eating and licking on a toffee apple. once I get started on a bottle of this its hard for me to put it down in errrr what id imagine would be a similar way to mrs Pitt :)

    29th May 2013


    Another great whisky from the underrated Glenfiddich distillery. One of the smoothest and bueatifully honey sweetened whiskies out there. However if your used to your whiskies bottled at 46% and NCF you may find it somewhat lacking in ommph.

    13th May 2013

    Wonderful whisky

    This is a fantastic whisky. Not for everyday drinking, but for the cozy nights in front of the fire. Perfect.

    The people that are complaining and downvoting the whisky becouse of a shipping error should stay with Jack D.

    12th May 2013

    Great Buy!

    I took me almost a whole year to finish this 1 liter bottle of Glenfiddich and while I'm somewhat of a novice when it comes to Whisky in general, I know that I prefer Speyside whisky compared to those that originate from Islay, and I was very pleased with this bottle and the smoothness it contains. It's like a semi-sweet well rounded richness coats your tongue and the warmness of it all...

    3rd April 2013

    @ Ancient Mistake

    Thank you for your review, we are very sorry about the mistake made in your order and would like to fix this for you. Please drop an email to the Customer Service team with your order number and we will make sure you get the correct bottle. Again we apologise for the inconvenience caused to you and hope to be able to rectify this quickly. 01892 888 376. – The Chaps from Master of Malt

    30th January 2013

    A truly awful whisky.

    This has got to be one of the worst whiskys I have ever tasted. It is very harsh on the mouth.

    31st December 2012


    They sent me the WRONG whisky. They sent me the regular 18 year old not the Ancient Reserve. So my review is: Poor. This is the second time I have posted this. So they obviously don't like negative reviews. I think they sent me the wrong whisky on purpose.

    28th December 2012

    Ancient Mistake

    I ordered and payed for a bottle of Glenfiddich 18 Year Old Ancient Reserve. But received a bottle of 18 Year Old Glenfiddich. SO, MY REVIEW: EXTREMELY POOR.

    27th December 2012

    Great whisky.

    I have always been a fan of Glenfiddich, I have tried from the 12 to the 21 year old and a lot of the limited edition ones too. My favourite is the 1991 Don Ramsey bottle then this one, i think this is better than the 21 year old. I am not a fan of peaty or smokey whisky but this one has a tiny hint of smoke that works well with the other flavors. To top it off i got 6 bottles of this in Morrisons for 29.99 each ! Bargain !!!!!

    6th September 2012

    A step back from the 15 y.o. version

    Sweet water with some wood. You can get more even for lower price.

    9th August 2012

    A good whisky

    A good whisky, but not as good as the Glenfiddich 15 in my opinion.

    22nd June 2012


    This lad is as delicate as an old lady but has enough kick to convert a try. My favorite whisky to date. Jackie Jr

    3rd March 2012

    A brilliant result

    Mellow, nutty and smooth, rich and delicate with no alcohol burn and a fantastic whisky overall. Glenfiddich are the biggest, and this whisky shows that they are also *one of* the best.

    19th February 2012

    A brilliant result

    Mellow, nutty and smooth, rich and delicate with no alcohol burn and a fantastic whisky overall. Glenfiddich are the biggest, and this whisky shows that they are also *one of* the best.

    19th February 2012

    Masterpiece from the Valley of the Deer!

    Don't let the fact that Glenfiddich are the biggest sellers of Single Malt whisky put you off. They sell more because they produce high class malts and this is a beauty! Many malts finished in sherry casks are overwhelmed by the rich sherry flavours ( sometimes purposely to disguise a poor malt). But in this case the oloroso adds to the already rich mix of orange, ginger and toffee. The end result is one of the very best 18 yo on the market at a truly bargain price.

    15th December 2009

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