The Glengoyne Way – “Our craftsmanship can be tasted in every bottle that leaves our distillery.”
Over the past couple of years I have been fortunate enough to attend many different whisky and scotch tastings, and have developed a taste for both. Being able to chat with, and learn from, different brand ambassadors has given me the ability to strengthen my palate and find what I like, and don’t like, about different whisky and scotchs.
Glengoyne is filled with bold, complex flavours from the slowest stills in Scotland matured in only the finest sherry casks.
— Marcel Dee (@MDee14) January 20, 2016
With hints of ripes apples to caramel; cinnamon to vanilla, each Glengoyne we sampled was different from the last. Glengoyne‘s signature sherry wood casks bring an intense fullness and a richness like no other whisky I have tried before.
Six guiding principles rooted in nearly 200 years of our craft. An unwavering commitment to the environment. And a gathering of like-minded people. This is the Glengoyne Way.
Since 1870, Glengoyne has been consistently using sherry casks to mature their spirit. That’s when the booming sherry business began producing a steady supply of imported sherry casks. Since then, the taste of Glengoyne whisky has been transformed, becoming softer and more complex. Back then, sherry casks was a quick and easy way to save a few dollars, and now it is the most expensive way to mature whisky, but Glengoyne has no plans of changing their tried and true ways.
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