Glen Grant 1961 UD

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
UD - bottler (UD)
Stated Age
21 years old
45.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Bottled for
Zenith Italian S.R.L
it Italy
Added on
17 sep 2013 11:11 pm

Average value

€ 1113.43

2 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

21 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Glen Grant 1961 UD

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 88.07 points.

  1. SimonOHA scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Done younger than his age, less complex than I expected. Beautiful atypical profile whose bitterness may disturb. Not bad, not amazing, just good.
    • Nose
      Light nose on the old banana a little rancid. Slightly caramelized honey. Fresh, metallic dust. Opens up with time on mango, thick and waxy butter. Floral on orange blossom.
    • Taste
      Palate quite spicy, warm. Very powerful despite the 45%. Limit sparkling on the tongue when taking a big sip. Honey juice, slight metallic bitterness. Buttered wax. Sometimes iodized at the end of the mouth depending on the sips.
    • Finish
      Final on the orange of love (rather than the apple), then cold bitterness. Hint of a little metallic earth at the very end of the finish.

  2. ASWhisky scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    you don't have to have it

    blind tasting
    • Nose
      Slight alcohol note with old banana pulp and dust fluff, fresh woodruff note, some Mon Cherie feeling
    • Taste
      tingling, spicy, sharp onset, fruity on the tongue, then the woodruff note opens up on the palate and brings bitter wood in the aftertaste

      the wood has a scruffy note, in the background chocolate powder, salt, little fruit
    • Finish
      medium length - here bitter wood prevails with a little malty sweetness

  3. LiquidThoughts scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A very nice malt, looks very young and the bitter note on the finish would not have needed it
    • Nose
      First, vintage banana liqueur, white chocolate, toffee and beautiful honey with grasses, later changes from banana to apple, yeast, still the chocolate and honey and heather, slightly peppery and oily, some salt, granulated sugar, some mineral and floral
    • Taste
      Very sweet, granulated sugar, light honey and white chocolate with some butter, almonds, then quickly a pepper sharpness, salt, hint of coking charcoal, also a hint of metallic, cinnamon, a little woodruff
    • Finish
      Dry, bitter, some wood and malt, a certain sugar sweetness remains, medium-long

  4. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 255 € at Whiskyauction in Apr. 2015


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