Glenfarclas 2003 – Distillery Exclusive

Glenfarclas Founded in 1836 by Robert Hay this distillery is today one of the oldest family owned distilleries still in operation. Owned by the Grant family it is now in its 6th generation and still holds fast with the history of producing whisky predominantly matured in Oloroso Sherry butts.. The Sherry casks are obtained through…

A DAY IN THE LIFE.. Callum Fraser

There are many iconic distilleries in Scotland, but not many come bigger than Glenfarclas.. This distillery is probably the biggest name out there when it comes down to sherry matured whisky,  so when I got the chance to get the distillery manager Callum Fraser on board  how could I refuse.. Glenfarclas distillery can be found…

Glenfarclas 1989 Distillery Exclusive.

It’s no secret that I am a big fan of Glenfarclas and their sherried whisky, so when I visited the distillery in late May I had to buy something, as it turned out I walked away with several bottles ( like you do ) and this Distillery exclusive from 1989 was one of them.  This…

GLENFARCLAS FAMILY CASK 1959.

Sometimes in life we get to spoil ourselves, sometimes an opportunity comes along that we just can’t turn down.. Well that’s where I am tonight, I have in front of me the most wonderful smelling whisky imaginable… Glenfarclas as we all know produce some of the finest sherried whisky available anywhere, and the one I…

GLENFARCLAS 1994 Family cask.

Everyone who knows me knows I’m a big fan of Glenfarclas, their big sherry bombs are just Devine. Over the years I have had the pleasure of sampling quite a few of the family casks and getting several bottles for my collection,  these single barrels really do show off the quality of this distillery and…

Glenfarclas 25.

I have the pleasure of reviewing the Glenfarclas 25yo. A well aged speyside malt totally matured in sherry butts, bottled at 43%.. Nose.. This has a nose that needs a little time to open up fully.  Once open you get full on rich fruit cake, orange marmalade, fresh orange peel, a hint of liquorice and…

Glenfarclas 21.

Glenfarclas is well known for the big bold sherried whisky it produces. The speyside distillery was purchased in 1865 by John Grant and to this day it is still owned by the Grant family.. Six generations on they still produce the whisky in the time honoured way.. Today I am reviewing the 21yo, part of…

Glenfarclas 1989 family cask.

The  1989 family cask is another single cask offering from one of the best sherried whisky producers there is. Bottled at 60% this offering is the colour of a typical autumn sunset, a rich ruby red.. Nose..  A typical greeting of dried fruits, citrus peel and liquorice explodes into your nostrils,  there is something else…

Glenfarclas 1967 family cask

This Glenfarclas family cask from 1967 was bottled in 2007,  it has the most amazing colour and just screams at you to open and taste the delights awaiting you inside.. Nose..  It is subtle at first but soon opens up into a great big explosion of aromas, those classic dried fruits, candied oranges, and all…

Glenfarclas

Owner.. J & G grant. Founded.. 1836. Region.. Speyside. Capacity.. 3 400 000 litres. Tel.. 01807 500257 Web.. http://www.glenfarclas.co.uk visitor centre. Tours.   Since 1865 Glenfarclas has been owned and managed by just one family, the Grants of Glenfarclas. On the 8th of June 1865 John Grant acquired the tenancy for the Rechlerich Farm and…

Glenfarclas 40yo

This is one whisky I just had to try. It’s just iconic in my eyes, a fantastic whisky that is very well priced. When talking of Glenfarclas you instantly think of sherried whisky, you know what your going to get but believe me when I say you get so much more with the 40yo. Glenfarclas…

Glenfarclas 15 yo

This is one of those whiskys that just needs to be poured, savoured, and re poured, it’s that good. Glenfarclas is situated in speyside region of Scotland and has a very good reputation. The whisky is matured in sherry casks, and is probably one of the best sherry matured whiskys out there. Glenfarclas is well…