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For generations this little-known Speyside distillery has lent its distinctive flavour to one of the world’s most famous blends. Fortunately for all Scotch lovers, today Glen Elgin whisky’s honey-sweet character is available to sample in its own right.

Glen Elgin 12 Year Old

Glen Elgin 12 Year Old

70cl 43%
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Honey-sweet character, often called fruitcake in a bottle.

Serving Suggestion:
Glen Elgin works best served in a traditional whisky glass, neat or with a little water.

Region Glen Elgin is an unusually distinctive Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, from a little known traditional distillery.
Appearance Full gold.
Body Smooth to medium body with a pleasant mouthfeel.
Nose Sweet. Almonds, or maybe marzipan. Some orange juice. Perhaps a trace of sawn wood.
Palate Sweetish, then dryish, with some acidity between; all well balanced.
Finish Dryish, balanced finish.

Awards

Don't just take our word for it...
International Wine & Spirit Competition Silver 2007
International Wine & Spirit Competition Silver 2007

Expert Reviews

Insights from some of the best in the business

A combination of long, slow ferments, and distillation coupled with worm tubs gives a ludicrously fruity spirit, which here is bulging with ripe peach, apricot, and Galia melon coated in cinnamon and nutmeg, given thick weight by the worm tubs. A classic.

Dave Broom, Whisky Advocate Summer 2013, p.114

Ginger, crystallised barley sweet and a complex array of fruit on the nose, a beautiful balanced taste with light fruit, sweet spice and a zesty freshness and mouth filling finish.

Dominic Roskrow, Malt Whisky Yearbook 2015, p.11

It is always good to try something that you have never sampled before, and Glen Elgin gets a tick from us both in terms of character and as another distillery on our ever growing list.

www.whiskyforeveryone.com, 2014