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Overall rating
87.67/100
votes
14
Whiskybase ID
WB55513
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Speciality Drinks Ltd (SMS)
Bottling serie
The Single Malts of Scotland
Vintage
13.03.1992
Bottled
25.03.2014
Stated Age
22 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
35936
Number of bottles
222
Strength
57.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
06 Jun 2014 10:33 am by Angelos
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 89.50

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Whisky Reviews for Glen Grant 1992 SMS

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.67 points

  1. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. DocF scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Color: Yellow Gold

    I like it better than the 20 years + - Alternatives that Signatory has on offer (te), tastes older and a little oldstylig.
    • Nose
      Floral, bread, waxy, and surprisingly old. Hot coffee, oak wood. With water: Almost a little smoky. Ripe pear, more wax.
    • Taste
      With water: Oily, again with a good amount of wax, sourdough, lilac, malt, brown bread.
    • Finish
      Long, malt, straw, light smoke.

  3. Monte Gehro scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Straight - beautiful fruity and balanced malt. Maybe you could interpret this as boring - I think it's just fine.
    • Nose
      Initially rather light and with a lot of fruit: pear, pineapple, papaya and vanilla. Over time, beautiful oak tones mix with it. After a long time (about 30 minutes) covered in the glass, malt is added. Some water attracts the fruity aromas even more clearly.
    • Taste
      Strong on the tongue, sweetness of bright fruits and light honey, vanilla. Water also brings out the fruit more clearly here.
    • Finish
      Medium long, still nice fruity, discreet seasoning from the barrel - very pleasantly balanced.

  4. JohnnyThunder did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Jim Murray gave this 94 points in the 2015 Whisky Bible. Serge from Whiskyfun gave it 88 points and wrote:Glen Grant 22 yo 1992/2014 (57.8%, The Single Malts of Scotland, bourbon, cask #35936, 222 bottles)
    Colour: pale gold. Nose: typical modern Glen Grant with bags and bags
    of apples and a few pears, then gooseberries, then peaches, all that
    being covered with a little barley water and sugarcane syrup. Very
    average malt whisky, in the best sense of the word ‘average’. With
    water: more of all that with an added freshness. How could anyone be
    against this? Whiffs of dough and flowers. Mouth (neat): sweet, big,
    very orchardy again, and punchy as well. Young calvados plus apple and
    pear juice, some barley syrup and some honey. It's simple, but it's
    perfect. Maybe a hint of Irishness, pure pot still style. With water:
    perfect sweet maltiness. Some cask! Finish: not too long but clean,
    fruity, sweet, and perfectly balanced. Comments: a tad more complexity
    could have made this baby fetch 90 in my little book. Great spirit. SGP:541 - 88 points.

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