The KOTQ has enjoyed 3 tastings from the Glen Elgin distillery

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Distillery Region Open Blends
Glen Elgin Speyside 1898 – Today White Horse
       
Status Ownership Water Source Production
Active Diageo Springs near Millbuies Loch 1,830,000 liters/year
       
@Binny’s @TWE @Master of Malt @Whisky-OnLine Auctions

GLEN ELGIN yo 08Q4 – GLEN ELGIN 12 yo [Whisky Galore bottling at Standard Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Bluff
Stinky cheese, musty, smoke
BIg, Huge
Grapefruit. Citrus
Long, warm, thoughtful
Nose turn-off, just can’t warm up to this one. standoffish.
08Q4-Bop
January 3rd, 2009
Bop
Rotten fruit
Standoffish, uptight, and musty
Medium length – grapefruit.
08Q4-Bop
January 3rd, 2009
Hoopie
Won’t let me pick-up on anything
Judith Light
Grapefruit
Gets better after a few drinks
08Q4-Bop
January 3rd, 2009
Lakeview
toffee
peppery and boring/dull
Burns quite a bit; grapefruity
Gets better over time but not something I’d buy
08Q4-Bop
January 3rd, 2009

GLEN ELGIN 1991 06Q1 – GLEN ELGIN 13 1991 [Signatory bottling at Cask Strength]

Name
Color
Nose
Body
Palate
Finish
Comments
Meeting
Bop
Alive, great
Spicy – orange, cinnamon
Harmonious
I love it – resonates with you. The spiciness (don’t think cayenne here) makes it worth drinking. Reminiscent, somewhat, of Royal Brackla.
06Q1-Bop
February 28th, 2006

GLEN ELGIN 1991 Cask 04/792 Bottle 162 of 175 06Q4 – GLEN ELGIN 13 1991 Cask 04/792 Bottle 162 of 175 [Signatory bottling at Cask Strength]