Glenlivet Caribbean Reserve

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Oak, part finished in Ex-Caribbean Rum barrel
40.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
24 Feb 2021 9:49 pm by GlenM56

Average value

£ 32.85

7 × in wishlist

51 × member ratings

253 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glenlivet Caribbean Reserve

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 79.45 points

  1. Mapl scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. Grahal scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    Not for me. simple and short finish with a hint of the rum cask taste, not that bad but not again for me

  3. marq scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Nice fruity
    • Nose
      82 82
      Cherry bonbons mandarin peel raisin
    • Taste
      82 82
      Red tropical fruit raisin sweet pepper laurel grass
    • Finish
      82 82
      Spicy liquorice with a bitter taste

  4. KeesD scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    I really like the Captains Reserve, so bought it blindly.
    • Nose
      90 90
      sweet, slightly rum-like in the distance, an apple, a bit of citrus, fresh grass. Actually the friendly and nice you hope for when you purchase this whisky.
    • Taste
      88 88
      Very soft (no spicy/peppery notes), but not nearly as 'carribean' as, for example, the balvenie or benriach variant. You can taste it a bit, but don't expect an equivalent to the whiskys mentioned above.
      Really a bottle that you make a gnome with some comrades in one evening.
    • Finish
      88 88
      In the finish, the rum flavor comes to the fore. Nice, finish could have been longer.

  5. Kite scored this whisky 77 points Member Senior

    Fine on the nose, but doesn't deliver what it promises. Doesn't suit me. Fortunately an offer but certainly not a second bottle

  6. Fabian scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    This The Glenlivet is a bit disappointing.
    You do taste the rum cask finish, but that is only for a short time.
    The finish is also very short.
    You can't beat the price, but there are much better whiskys out there for the money.
    • Nose
      60 60
    • Taste
      75 75
    • Finish
      68 68

  7. jvanopstal scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    A nice whisky, but it didn't give me a caribbean feeling
    • Nose
      Apple and pear with some honey
    • Taste
      Apple, vanilla and a little pepper
    • Finish
      Medium long and sweet. A little more dryer at the end

  8. Ficelli scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79


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