Glendronach Cask Strength Batch 8

Glendronach They often say “there’s nowt more queer than folk “ and this is something that I always think when people decide to be so negative towards things, we all have different impressions, thoughts and opinions on everything life has to throw at us but when it comes to whisky and especially Glendronach whisky then…

Glendronach 1993 Cask 416 Batch 17

Glendronach From the very first sip of a Glendronach 15 I had I was hooked, the sheer delight it gave me just made my senses dance and gave me a determination to get as much of this liquid as I could.. I know in theory I was spoiled as the 15 was closer to being…

Glendronach 1995 Cask 3040 Batch 17

Glendronach The wait is finally over for us Glendronach fans with the announcement of batch 17, this series of single cask bottling’s is now the signal for so many fans to begin the mad scramble for a bottle or two.. As with last years Release this batch 27 is also split into bottles for Europe…

Glendronach 16 year old – Boynsmill

Glendronach The original house named Boynsmill was renamed when James Allardice founded the distillery along with a consortium and renamed it Glendronach in 1826.. In 1837 part of the distillery was ravaged by fire and a re build was in order, by the 1860’s Glendronach  was the largest duty paying distillery located in the highlands….

Glendronach Master Vintage 1993

Glendronach Founded in 1826 the Glendronach distillery sits in the Highland region of Scotland, founded by James Allardes this distillery, like so many others used to have all the workers living on site, including the distillery manager, staff, excise man, brewer and all of their families… Unfortunately today this again like most others is no…

THE GLENDRONACH ANNOUNCES LIMITED RELEASE 1993 MASTER VINTAGE

Press Release..   THE GLENDRONACH  1993 MASTER VINTAGE Since the distillery was founded by James Allardice in 1826, The GlenDronach has been mastering an elegant, rich and robust Highland Single Malt, matured in the finest Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry casks from Andalucía in Spain. Now, after twenty-five years slowly maturing in precious sherry wood,…

Glendronach 19 year old – 1995

Glendronach Founded in 1826 by a consortium including James Allardice in Forgue, Aberdeenshire and was only the second distillery to apply for a license to legally produce alcohol under the 1823 Excise Act.. Part of the distillery was destroyed by fire in 1837 and in 1852 Walter Scott takes control of the distillery but dies…

Grandeur in its finest form.. Glendronach of course.

I always look forward to pouring a dram of Glendronach and when it’s called Grandeur then my expectations are even higher, luckily they are rarely shattered when it comes down to Glendronach.. In Rachel we trust should actually be printed on the bottles these days as everything this Master blender is offering is quality, of…

Glendronach 15 – Revival.

Glendronach 15 It’s back !!! The beloved Glendronach 15 revival is back at last, discontinued a few years back when the distillery was struggling to find enough stocks to continue the production of this well loved expression and were having to use older stocks in order to meet demands. The Glendronach 15 sherry cask was…

Glendronach Cask Strength, batch 7.

Glendronach, Glendronach, Glendronach.. Say it 3 times, add cask strength and it will appear.. Hopefully.. Glendronach cask strength batch 7 has just been released so I thought you might be interested in my thoughts on this latest release.. Drawn from both Pedro Ximenez and Oloroso Sherry butts this latest offering is bottled at 57.9% abv…

Glendronach.. 2006, 1995 and 1989.. Batch 16

Over the last year or so Glendronach has certainly gone into overdrive with the single cask releases, just as soon as they  are announced then they are all gone, collectors, investors and drinkers all clambering over each other to get the vintages they want or even just a chance to bag any of what is…

Glendronach Grandeur Batch 9.

As  I sit here pondering what else I can write about The Glendronach Distillery a pair of bullfinch land on the branches outside my window and just catch my glance for a few minutes ( well about 10-15 mins actually) and that’s kind of what it’s like when I sit down with a glass of…

Glendronach Kingsman

When a whisky is paired with a film you hope it’s going to be worthy of the title and that the film will actually be worth watching, so when Glendronach announced they were going to release a special bottling to celebrate the release for the film “The Kingsman, The Golden circle” I was thinking this…

Glendronach 1995 UK Exclusive

Did someone mention sherried whisky.. It must be Glendronach time again ! Over the last year or so I have really come to love sherried whisky and there is not much better than what Glendronach is releasing, their single casks are just what I’m looking for at the moment and believe me I’ve bought a…

Glendronach 12.

Glendronach…  Sherry… and big bold flavours and aromas just seem to go so well in the same sentence, but is it the same when we get down to the entry level expressions. This 12 yo whisky is matured in the same styles as some of the older expressions using the finest European oak that has…

GLENDRONACH 1985 (batch 14)

Let me tell you a little story, Towards the end of last year ( 2016) I was given the news I was to be made redundant, feeling totally down I returned home to find a package containing a number of samples and to say I was slightly stunned with the contents is a massive understatement!…

Glendronach 1990 Single cask. Batch 14.

Glendronach Glendronach as you might know if you have been following my blog very kindly allowed to me review the whole batch of single casks releases in the 14th release.. A little fact about the distillery is that in days gone by  all the  workers at GlenDronach would have lived on site, including the distillery…

GLENDRONACH 1991 Batch 14.

Ok so everyone now knows I love Glendronach and the single cask releases they put out !  And as anyone who reads my blog ( ok not so many then ) knows, I have the pleasure of reviewing the full batch 14 release and what a pleasure it has been so far, but we are…

GLENDRONACH 1992 Batch 14.

It is time to get back to one off those big sherry bombs in the form of this Glendronach 1992 single Oloroso sherry Butt.. Cask #226 gave up only 554 bottles and was distilled  5th June 1992 and bottled September 2016 at a cask strength of 58.4% abv, this has no added colour. Nose.. ( smiles…