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Glen Grant 05-year-old

Overall rating
85.67/100
votes
3
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Highland Malt Scotch Whisky
Stated Age
05 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
40 ml
Bottled for
Armando Giovanetti JR.-Milan
Added on
18 Feb 2018 5:01 pm by peterwin

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Grant 05-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.67 points

  1. maurisso scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    I am Italian and I liked it a lot, persistent as clear.

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Maltmartin is right about the Italians loving this one, every single bar I was in in Northern Italy had a bottle of 5 year GG and I remember liking it very much.
    This is even lighter than I remember but it has a nice sweetness with a juicy apple note with a little cream thrown in, good whisky considering it is only 5 years old
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. MaltMartin scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Young and easy Glen Grant the Italians loved to drink. I can understand why. Lots of green fruit with a bitter-sweet aftertaste. Terrific summerdram.
    • Nose
      Old and dusty. Mustardy. Grassiness and green apples as well. Aniseed. Later on more leather and some menthol. Even a whiff of smoke.
    • Taste
      Quite punchy with lots of citrus fruit of lemon and lime. Kiwi fruit. Also barley sugar sweetness. Followed by leafy notes and green olives. Geraniums.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Bitter-sweetness of grapefruit. Liquorice. Gingery. Pine at the end.

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