Actually I find the 15yo a very nice dram and a good price/quality ratio. Of your choices I would go for the 25yo - very good spicy sherry dram.
The 21yo is lighter - a different bourbon/sherry cask ratio I was told at a recent fair - an excellent tipple but it's perhaps less interesting or something.
I'm not a fan of the 105 - frankly I have never understood it's good standing here - I find it having much too high abv for what it is.
12yo - only had a quick taste, but nice sherried dram.
Have not tried the 17yo.
However, if ever I am traveling abroad I will be on a mad lookout for it!
Seems like a great range, there's a vote for every expression. Guess I can't go wrong. I'm just surprised that only one voter preferred that I don't post polls
I have a bottle of 105 sitting on my shelf waiting to be opened. I'm pretty excited to try it, so I might open it next.
Shoganai, where did you end up getting the ‘farclas?
Ganga wrote:I've actually gone through the 10, 12, 15, 17, 21, 25, 30, 105 and the 1974. As you can imagine my choice is the 1974. However, my two favorites of the rest are the 17 and 25. The 15 and 30 are not available in the US, although Glenfarclas thought I should be able to get the 30 by talking to a distributor.
Now taste the 1954, and be truly amazed! Damn it's great!!
Mark wrote:I voted for the 21 year old but i do like the entire Glenfarclas range.
I just wish it was mor e readily available in the supermarket chains here in the UK.
Mark have you tried buying online there are a few really good on line companies with great variety of distilleries and their expressions. The goodies always turn up within 48 hours.
les taylor wrote:Mark have you tried buying online there are a few really good on line companies with great variety of distilleries and their expressions. The goodies always turn up within 48 hours.
I often shop online otherwise i wouldnt have tasted half the malt whiskies that i have. Normally my online purchases are usually more expensive bottlings. £20 to £30 bottling doesnt justify the £7 or £8 postage for me.
I maybe wasnt clear with what i had wrote. I should have said that i wished that the likes of the bottom end of the Glenfarclas range such as the 12 year old was readily available in supermarkets if it was i would have purchased it more often.
I also noticed that the 8 yr old had a fine flavour that surprised me for it's youth.
Di Blasi wrote:Drrich1965 wrote:Just saw the 12 down the street at the local ASC store (state stores, horray ), but $30, a very nice deal. I will pick one up tommarow.
You'll be glad you did, such a great whisky!
It is one I have enjoyed before, but it has been about two years. In fact, it has been a couple of years, I think, since I have even had one!
Di Blasi wrote:
I think they, SMWS, might still also have a 36y now, for 100£, that's a damn good price!!!
Damn nice whisky as well Di Blasi , had one on my last visit .
Edit .....Found my notes
Current Glenfarclas on the list (1.135 , 36yo , 54.7 , Nov 1970) , A very deep amber , this was the most sherried Farclas i’ve had off the society , huge Christmas cake on the nose ( Spices , dried fruits etc) . Slightly burnt Treacle Toffee and spices on the palate with a long , smooth spicy finish . A wee bit too sherried for my liking but still a cracking dram , with a wee drop of water the slight burnt taste vanished
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