Glenrothes 1996 - 2020 Liquid Art & Dram4ALS

Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky

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Distillery / brand
Region
Content Size
0.7 liter
Alcohol percentage
50.9%
Age
24 years
Distilled
10-1996
Bottled
11-2020
Cask type
Bourbon Cask
Number of bottles
150

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€ 169,95 (incl. VAT)

  

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Specially selected and bottled for ALS Fonds Alain Verspecht

Artwork by Pieter Debruyne

Tasting notes Ruben Luyten - WhiskyNotes: Score 87/100

Liquid Art bottled this Glenrothes 1996 to support Dram4ALS, a charity set up by whisky lover Alain Verspecht who suffers from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Every now and then a whisky is released and part of the profit is used to fund scientific research. In this case € 20 of each bottle will be donated.

Nose: sweet and reasonably fruity, with peaches, clementines and pineapples. Hints of plum spirit. Later some almond paste and custard, maybe a whiff of marshmallow. Orange blossom, as well as some honey. Barley notes in the background. A really attractive nose which brings out the pastry-like character of a good bourbon cask.

Mouth: quite a lot going on now. There’s still a fruity side (citrus, pineapple, albeit slightly tuned down now) as well as a slightly fragrant hint of (pine) wood and some sweet spice (pepper, nutmeg, spearmint). A subtle charred / herbal edge in the end, with a few drops of mocha latte in the very end.

Finish: medium length, drying, with some citrus peel, herbs and a vague hint of Jaffa cake.

Entertaining whisky, slightly deviant from official bottlings (read: better). The attractive nose is the best part in my opinion.

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