Glenfarclas 1978 Family Casks Release VII

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ABV: 46.3%
Age: N/A
Vintage: 1978
Cask Type: N/A
Cask #: N/A
Bottler: Distillery
Region: Speyside
Type: Single Malt Scotch
Volume: 70cl



Single cask refill sherry hogshead #590. Distilled 1978 and bottled May 2011 yielding 240 bottles.

One of the famous vintage casks from the Glenfarcas Family Casks series running consecutively covering the years from 1952 to 1996.

Tasting Notes


Buttery, butterscotch and stewed apples.

Vanilla and fruity marrying together perfectly in your glass, the whiskey envelops your mouth, covering your taste buds and your tongue in a nanosecond.

Silky long light sweetness, reminiscent of diluted maple syrup.



Glenfarclas Distillery

Glenfarclas Single Malt Whiskey

Glenfarclas Distillery was established in Speyside in 1836 by Robert Hay and following his death it was bought by John Grant in 1865 and has remained in the ownership of the Grant family ever since. The interior of the visitor centre is stunning, the walls are lined with the original oak panels salvaged from a lounge on the liner SS Empress of Australia when she was scrapped 1952. Ace sherry casks underpin the ethos of Glenfarclas single malt whiskey, exemplified in the Family Cask range, and way back in 1968 released its first cask strength single malt. The range includes Glenfarclas 15 Year Old, Glenfarclas 105 and Glenfarclas 21 Year Old alongside the Family Casks series.


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