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The Glenrothes Bourbon Cask Reserve

(70cl, 40%)

The Glenrothes Bourbon Cask Reserve

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Glenrothes Bourbon Cask Bottling Note

The Glenrothes Bourbon Cask Reserve (previously known as the Alba Reserve) is made exclusively with whisky which has matured in ex-bourbon casks. Load of classic vanilla and honey notes all the way through. The whisky is certified Kosher.

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Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Freshly baked bread with butter, almonds and coconut, a little white chocolate.

Palate: White pepper, cinnamon, a little blackberry. Whole vanilla pods in honey.

Finish: Lingering charred bourbon oak and orange oil.

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Glenrothes Bourbon Cask Reserve Reviews

good for the price, but don't think i'll buy it again.

I bought a SMWSA bottle that based on interwebs data was sourced from Glenrothes. Absolutely mind blowing, so I decided to hunt around for Glenrothes bottles to try. I picked up the bourbon cask reserve and tried it. Although I can't find information on whose bourbon casks they used - I must admit it tastes remarkably like 1792 small batch bourbon. I find it a little thin on the mouth feel factor, but expected I guess. I am not as well versed in scotches like I am with bourbon, but it's a decent pour for the money. I definitely pick up all the flavors that are noted above.

30th December 2021

Don't sleep on this one.

For 42 bucks (USD) This is a steal. An absolute deal. So delicious, and while it definitely tastes sharp and young it has just enough of everything else to round it out as 1 of the best whiskeys in the 40 dollar range.
Tastes a lot like White Chocolate chalkiness (Like Bruichladdich the classic laddie) and a slightly cheaper Aberlour 12

17th August 2021

A good dram for the price.

To me the nose is floral and charred oak, not surprising for a bourbon barrel whisky. The palate is vanilla, coconut, and a touch of toffee. The finish is medium with vanilla and oak. The colour is light amber. I was pleasantly surprised by this whisky because I've paid more for a lot less.

16th June 2021

A really lovely dram

I didn’t know what to expect since I’m a big sherry cask guy, but this one has really grown on me and it’s now a favorite. It has a lot more going on than u might think. Definitely worth picking up

8th October 2018

Well worth a taste

I’ve never had a very good nose so I’ll refrain from judgement in this department but the palate is spot on. The vanilla erupts in the mouth instantly and stays there throughout. The honey comes slightly after with the cinnamon. A really lovely dram. A long finish. Smashing for the money

10th July 2018

Smooth tasty everyday scotch that's worth a dram. For $40 it doesn't break the bank and has a good, smooth warm flavor.

For $40 you get a tasty, smooth, scotch that doesn't break the bank.

3rd January 2018

Very boring

I paid a lot more than the MOM price for one of these in Seattle, and for that price, not worth it. I mean it's not *harsh*, so it's got that going for it. (Though it's not particularly *smooth* either). But as far as tasting notes, I get *nothing*. Nose, palate, and finish. There's just nothing there. Okay MOM notes on finish are charred bourbon oak (sure, no surprise there) and orange oil. I'll give them the benefit of the doubt on the orange oil. But I seriously don't get anything on the nose/palate notes. Just a boring alcoholic drink, too expensive to be a mixer, but that's all it really is.

16th March 2017

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