Glenrothes

The Glenrothes Sherry Cask Reserve

June 7, 2016

Tasting notes: The first hit on the nose is a funk bomb that dissipates quickly–but what a funk bomb it is! Someone crafted it out of mushroom-flavored gunpowder and [...]

The Glenrothes Vintage Reserve

April 30, 2016

Tasting notes: The Glenrothes Vintage Reserve’s color is that of a beautiful dark amber comprised of congealed ebony tree sap that’s been ground into fine dust and used [...]

The Glenrothes Bourbon Cask Reserve

January 31, 2016

Tasting notes: I like to imagine that the cool kids in the OC refer to this whisky as “Glen Ro.”  I wonder whether they would tuck a bottle under their arms, jump into [...]

The Glenrothes 1998 Batch #2

July 25, 2015

Tasting notes: A roundly round nose, kind of like a red celluloid bowling ball used exclusively on urethane-coated rosewood floors by unmarried women (on the right side of [...]

The Glenrothes 2001-2013

December 27, 2013

Tasting notes: The Impostors were split on the nose on this one.  One of us got beef smells all around: stew beef, beef tallow, beefsteak tomatoes, beef wax, a cow doused in [...]

The Glenrothes 1998-2013

December 20, 2013

Tasting notes: The Glenrothes 1998-2013 opens on the set of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs with a parasailer being towed by a windsurfer on a lake of simmering beef stew [...]

The Chieftain’s Glenrothes 15 Year 1997

June 25, 2013

Tasting notes:       Opening with pared lemon wedges sautéed in lemon oil and limoncello, sprinkled with lemon zest. Lemon soufflé crème brûlée. Lemon seltzer water [...]
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