Glenmorangie Bacalta


This is Glenmorangie’s annual Private Edition for 2017, called Bacalta. It had been matured in first fill bourbon casks and then finished in Madeira casks. Not just any Madeira casks mind you, Glemorangie’s chief whisky wizard, the man behind these weird and wonderful Private Editions, Dr. Bill Lumsden requested that the Madeira casks be heavily charred.

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Glenmorangie Signet


I was curious about this whisky for a long time, having heard much about it. Quite an interesting expression, a fairly secretive blending of some older whiskies and some others distilled from chocolate malt, usually used for brewing stout and porter beers.

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Glenmorangie 18


Originally reviewed on reddit: 07/03/15

Tasted blind in the 2015 Tapuz Blind Tasting Competition

This is the last of several older sets of notes for the Glenmorangie notes I’d made. I’ve tasted it several times since and have become quite fond of it, not a favourite, but I’ll gladly enjoy a glass. I remember noticing when tasting it blind that I thought it was a good deal younger.

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Glenmorangie 10 ‘Original’


Originally reviewed on reddit: 06/02/15

Glenmorangie 10 is one of the most popular and widely available malts and has been the starting point of many a whisky geek’s journey. The base malt is very light and quite sweet, attributed to the distillery’s unusually tall stills. The 10 year old is aged only in ex-bourbon barrels, maintaining the light, sweet character.

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