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Glen Grant

31 Years Old

ABV 56.9%
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Brand: Glen Grant, The Whisky Exchange
Expression: 31 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 31 years old
ABV: 56.9%
Country/Region: Scotland / Speyside
Bottling type: Independent Bottling
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Sulphur/coal gas, rubber, prune, walnut, clove, Christmas cake, cold tea, fig, coffee, chicory, dark chocolate and autumn bonfires.
Palate: An immediate hit of bitter chocolate, dried fig then some rich, powerful dried fruit. Good texture.
Finish: Slightly bitter.
Comment: An espresso coffee going straight into the veins. Astonishing, but for sherry freaks only.
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Nutty, leafy. Toasted. Charred oak.
Palate: Medicinal. Syrupy. Still some sweetness and juicy nuttiness, but quickly overwhelmed by the oak.
Finish: Long and warming, but some burnt astringency.
Comment: With water, more toffeish malt notes emerge in the middle, but the wood is very dominating.
Visit the distillery
Glen Grant Distillery, Elgin Road, Rothes, Moray, Speyside, Scotland
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