Unlike most other single malts Glengoyne has been preserving the essence of its flavour for decades by using air-dried barley rather than barley dried using harsh peat smoke. The result is a more subtle, complex whisky in which all of the delicate flavours are freely allowed to express themselves.
Appearance: Golden yellow. Clear and bright
Nose: Sweet, with toffee and popcorn aromas. Slightly nutty, with fresh green apples coming through
Initial Taste: Clean. Green apples and grass with a hint of sweet liquorice
After Water: Sweeter. Linseed oil and almonds.
Finish: Sweet and malty
Comments: Great introduction to Glengoyne range.