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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 Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70cl

Glen Elgin 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky, 70cl

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