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Glenlivet 18-year-old

Overall rating
86.00/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Batch Reserve
Bottled
20.10.2019
Stated Age
18 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
080432403105
Added on
01 Jan 2020 10:18 pm by maltaholic
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 67.38

9 × in wishlist

12 × member ratings

53 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenlivet 18-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.00 points

  1. Falang scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    In my opinion: This is an amazing whisky! While tasting you can truly comprehend the passing of time, needed to gain depth and knowledge. This is a work of patience. Beautiful aroma with hints of sweetness, sourness and some surprising tones.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Smooth odeur; very strong with a great aroma of butter. Hint of toffee, and a hint of cotton.
    • Taste
      92 92
      This Glenlivet is a true masters product, well crafted and balanced. We get a hint of sourness with orange geste, warm apples in the oven, pear and pie. Although all these components are considered to be warm and a bit ambient like a brown pub, this whisky gives something fresh -almost like minty (mentol candy)…
    • Finish
      90 90
      A balanced aftertaste, hints of cardamon and chicory, sensible and soft, royal and pleasing. I don't know why but it is very pleasing... A drink for Kings and Queens!

  2. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    this 18 has no smoky note, the old one does
    more ABV would suit him well
    Although he likes the old one with 43% and I liked this smoke grade better
    • Nose
      Sherry, raisins, slightly sweet, slightly tingling, spicy, brown apple, slightly gummy, brown sugar, slightly red berry
    • Taste
      strong on the palate
      Sherry, light oak, spicy, sherry goes well, red berries (raspberry?), Light espresso, the alcohol stings a bit
    • Finish
      medium long
      light oak, sherry, tart, spicy becomes more, liquorice

  3. Marcel74 scored this whisky 66 points Member Senior

    This whisky is then 18 years old, but it is not complex at all, very flat and no depth ... note: I have that new Glenlivit 18 batch reserve at 40% abv, the old one had 43% abv ... and that one was better .. luckily it was on sale for 66, - but you can buy much better whiskys for this
    • Nose
      Fresh and fruity, slightly spicy, a little oak, I don't smell the toffee, but citrus
    • Taste
      Soft, balanced, later spice and oak
    • Finish
      oak and herbs

  4. Georges scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
      Sweet malt, fruity (oranges, apricots, grapefruit), honey, spicy (pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg)
    • Taste
      89 89
      Soft, sweet, sherry, oily, creamy, buttery, fruity (oranges, apricots), toffee, spicy, citrus, lemon zest, honey, vanilla
    • Finish
      88 88
      Long, smooth, fruity, raisins, oaky, spicy

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