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Overall rating
82.86/100
votes
239
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
16 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
8000432620830
Added on
05 Aug 2010 10:23 pm

Average value

€ 55,88

14 × in wishlist

239 × member ratings

507 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Grant 16-year-old

22 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.86 points

  1. Calmar scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Simple enough, a quality mole, sparse, light, but boring.
    • Nose
      Non-bright, fruit-berry, green apples, mineral tones, not spirtuzen.
    • Taste
      Sour-sweet, fruity, spices, lemon peel, light oak bitterness, creamy tones, rather monotonous and simple.
    • Finish
      Long, sweetish pepper, with light sourness from green apples.

  2. domani scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Glen Grant is really great. The whisky literally melts on the tongue like a (chocolate) candy and the daisy effect is excellent - 19.05.2017
    • Nose
      Apple, kiwi, green pear, freshly cut ginger, watermelon, the maltiness does not penetrate as well as expected, skin of chestnuts, clover, floral, buttercups, daisies
    • Taste
      Only sweet and oily, becomes over time strong and slightly peppery and dry, spicy, the oak barrel pushes a little bit and provides bitterness but at the end remains a slightly spicy honey note
    • Finish
      medium

  3. Malzbrenner scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A beautiful and fresh malt that makes a lot of fun in the summer months. Nicely structured and juicy!
    • Nose
      88 88
      The color shows pale gold, the windows let hope for a beautiful body. The first crawl in lemon, hay, herbs, some banana and a beautiful blossom honey note. Mint comes through and makes the whisky look very fresh. Green apples and a little wax.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Vanilla sweetness, fruity, cereal notes, some mint, oily and full-bodied. Fresh lemon notes and green apples.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Sweetness, a nice grain note, herbs ...
      A medium-length finish.

  4. ballunder scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    N: Fruity, winey, green apples
    P: Quite crisp. A little tangy. Shades of Balblair. Some cream comes through
    F: V clean. Short.

    Decent but a little too light for my palette these days

  5. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Solid malt. Do his job well.

    On fruits are apple and pear represented. In addition malty notes and then especially nuts.

  6. spigray scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. spigray scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    nice dram, yet not overwhelming
    86/100
    • Nose
      slightly waxy, unripe pears and apple, light caramel, slightly malty and nutty. and an impression of salt.
      a light and pleasant nose
    • Taste
      hazelnuts, caramel, honey, apples. creamy texture.
      nice balance.
    • Finish
      relatively short, slightly dry.

  8. Othorion scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Tasty drop!
    • Nose
      Marzipan, caramel, buttery, tropical fruits, vanilla, freshly cut grass, floral, pear jelly, apples, limes
    • Taste
      tingling, creamy, vanilla, honey and cereals, intense, sweet pears
    • Finish
      medium, white pepper, vanilla and pear

  9. MM-Speyside scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      70 70
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      80 80

  10. Andytka3 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Nose:-
    Apparent buttery note with whiff of tropical fruit. Musky, grassy and
    drift of floral. Soft nature. Not a dram to wow, but amiable and
    delightful.

    Palate:- Greasy mouthfeel. Interestingly, abundant
    of fruit essences minus the sweetness. Fruity but non sweet - unique.
    Quite acidity and sharp on the other hand, make this a truly complex
    dram and each sip a new discovery. Good body and weight.

    Finish:- Sharp citrus finish. Medium length with ginger pungency. Dry.

    An underrated dram.

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

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