Glenfiddich IPA Cask
Experimental Series

70cl / 43%
  • Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Glenfiddich IPA Cask / Experimental Series
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One of the first pair of entries in the Glenfiddich Experimental Series – a whisky finished in casks seasoned with India Pale Ale. The Speyside Craft Brewery created a special beer which was aged in ex-Glenfiddich casks for a month before they were returned to the distillery and filled with whisky for a three-month finishing period. The result is a vibrant and fruity dram.
Distillery Bottling
Experimental Series
Cask Type
India Pale Ale Beer Finish
Chill Filtered


  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


  • Cinnamon Cinnamon
  • Lemon Lemon
  • Apple Apple
  • Cream Cream
  • Honeysuckle Honeysuckle
  • Brioche Brioche

Glenfiddich IPA Cask Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Billy Abbott (TWE)

    Nose: Candy necklaces, barley sugar, lemon zest, brioche, milky cornflakes (with a sprinkling of white sugar), dried apple rings, soft cinnamon and a dusting of nutmeg.

    Palate: Oily texture with rich vanilla toffee and lemon cream to start. A green leafiness sits at the centre, surrounded by oaky spice, Shreddies, cocoa and floral hints – almost like rose-water-infused chocolate...

    Finish: Freshly crushed malt, Ovaltine, Cocoa Puffs and hints of damp green leaves.

    Comment: Not a beer-flavoured whisky, but one that sits alongside the beer and shares some flavour ideas – floral touches, fruit and a hint of green leafiness. A great dram.

34 Customer Reviews

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  • 5
    28 March

    Yes, I have tried Glenfiddich IPA several times it's great. I also tried the 18, 15, and 12 years, but I prefer the IPA

  • 5
    10 March

    I am shocked! Wonderful, great stuff! It was an explosion in my mouth of wonderful flavors combined together.

  • 5
    5 March

    Definitely a winner I would call it a dessert scotch it definitely has a slight influence of the hops hope it becomes a regular in the gf stable it's damn good

  • 2
    2 March

    I had high hopes for this, and it is fine, but expensive for a whiskey which lacks any depth. It tastes young and has no level of flavours. The idea is great, but the actual execution is lacking.

  • 5
    18 February

    This whisky is fantastic ! Wonderful sharp citrus then amazing warm sweet toffee finish that is very moreish . This is a winning combination.

  • 5
    7 February

    Delicious scotch, preferred it over the 18 year!

  • 5
    6 February

    Beautifull warm malt...i got most of the flavours listed in the tasting notes.. would purchase again

  • 4
    4 February

    I loved the rich slightly thick taste and texture a real must try.

  • 5
    27 January

    Very good

  • 4
    24 January

    An interesting, smooth and satisfying whisky. Good enough that I've bought 2 now!

  • 4
    23 January

    Just into my first few pours of this one and it is extremely good for an NAS scotch. I do enjoy craft beer from local breweries here in Ontario Canada and don't really fine much in the way of a hops influence in this so far. I would highly recommend if you like something a little different but delicious.

  • 4
    8 January

    It is quite lovely.

  • 5
    5 January

    Quite delightful

  • 5
    1 January

    Very pleased.

  • 5
    26 December 2017

    Excellent! Exactly what you expect from a Glenfiddich but with something else. More rounded flavours and a little more citrus. No beer here but can see what has been done. Defiantly worth a go!!!

  • 4
    25 December 2017

    I have just sampled Glenfiddich IPA and am very pleased with it. The hoppiness may be a challenge for some, but to an old beer drinker, no challenge at all. It makes a terrific sweetener for black coffee. The price per bottle is very acceptable. This is a good product and well worth keeping on hand in the liquor cabinet. I will buy it again

  • 5
    27 November 2017

    Superb whisky smooth flavoured and full of character will buy again

  • 4
    18 November 2017

    Really nice! Took a gamble on this, and glad I did

  • 5
    23 October 2017

    Exceptional will definitely buy again

  • 1
    21 October 2017

    A real effin' disappointment. Only good for cleaning carburetors. It's crap.

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