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Glenlochy - Scotch Malt Whisky - Region: Highlands
WF Distillery Ranking: Deuxième Cru Classé (all current rankings here)


Status: silent since 1983 - Stills: 2 (1 wash, 1 spirit) - Founded: 1898
Address: North Road, Inverlochy, Fort William, Invernessshire PH33 6TQ - Phone:
Web: - More info: Distillery Profile by MM’s Lawrence Graham - Malt Madness


My favourite expression so far:
Glenlochy 25 yo 1980/2005 (55.9%, Silent Stills for Waldhaus am See, cask #2821, 259 bottles)
89 points - Last tasted: December 17, 2005 - Tasting notes: here
Glenlochy

General Distillery Profile - keywords (wazzat?)
Malty Tea Pepper Herbal Waxy Apples Grassy


For a virtual tour of the distillery, or parts of it, please click here...

MM Distillery profile:
The Glenlochy distillery in the Highlands was founded in 1898 by David McAndie of the Glenlochy-Fort William Distillery Co. The distillery gets it name from the Lochy river that flows through the town of Fort William at the foot of Ben Nevis mountain. Apart from Ben Nevis and Glenlochy, there used to be another distillery in the area; named 'Nevis'. These days Ben Nevis is the only remaining active distillery in this part of Scotland. Glenlochy was one of the many distilleries that were founded during the 'whisky boom' at the end of the .... More on Malt Madness.
Glenlochy

Check all the 'winners' (90 points or more) on this wee list (PDF)

Whiskyfun tasting notes
Douglas Laing
  • Glenlochy 49 yo 1952/2001 (43%, DL Old Malt Cask, Bourbon refill) - no notes - 85
  • Glenlochy 26 yo 1975/2001 (50%, DL Old Malt Cask, 258 bottles) - no notes - 87
Duncan Taylor
  • Glenlochy 26 yo 1980/2006 (53.2%, Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare, cask #2452, 294 bottles) - 230807
  • Glenlochy 27 yo 1980/2007 (54.8%, Duncan Taylor Rarest of the Rare, cask #2454, 278 bottles) - 180508
Gordon & MacPhail
  • Glenlochy 13 yo 1974 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice old brown label) - 230807
  • Glenlochy 1974 (40%, G&M Connoisseur’s Choice old map label, early 1990’s) - 171205
  • Glenlochy 1974 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail Connoisseurs Choice, no year of bottling, circa 1992) - 230807
  • Glenlochy 1977/1994 (40%, Gordon & MacPhail’s Connoisseurs Choice, old map label) - 180508
Sestante
  • Glenlochy 13 yo 1974/1987 (67.3%, Sestante) - 151110
Signatory
  • Glenlochy 32 yo 1965/1997 (47.9% Signatory, Silent Stills, cask #1528, 210 bottles) - 240412
  • Glenlochy 27 yo 1974/2002 (53.3%, Signatory, 212 b.) - 050304 - 210705
  • Glenlochy 25 yo 1980/2005 (55.9%, Silent Stills for Waldhaus am See, cask #2821, 259 bottles) - 171205
  • Glenlochy 29 yo 1980/2010 (52.8%, Signatory, hogshead, cask #2649, 265 bottles) - 151110
  • Glenlochy 31 yo 1980/2012 (53.1%, Signatory, hogshead, cask #3021, 164 bottles) - 240412
SMWS
  • Glenlochy 24 yo 1980 (58.6%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, 62.11) - 210705
  • Glenlochy 26 yo 1980/2006 (59.2%, Scotch Malt Whisky Society, #62.15) - 240412
 
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