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Glen Grant The Major's Reserve

Overall rating
73.87/100
votes
89
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label Design
Barcode
080432402993
Added on
02 Aug 2016 4:34 pm by Cha.oZ
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 19,20

3 × in wishlist

89 × member ratings

232 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Grant The Major's Reserve

16 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 73.87 points

  1. Jssssssss scored this whisky 86 points Member Junior

    Nose
    Strength: (5)
    Tonality: (4)
    Fresh, soft, sweet and unsweetened biscuits...3
    The new wine is blended with nice fresh pears... 2
    Light cream with a touch of caramel... 2
    Raw nuts sweet... 3
    Taste & Finish
    Aroma: (4)
    Strength: (5)
    Tonality: (4)
    End rhyme: (4)
    The aroma of raw peanuts...3
    Slightly dry and irritating wood... 2
    Total: ( 86 )
    The age of the wine should be very young. The aroma is better than expected. The sweetness of the sweetness is pleasing. In the young Bourbon barrel, the tonality of the creamy nut has appeared, but it is slightly deliberately becoming a little intimate with the fruity flavor. Requested

  2. KonstUA scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Nose 20, taste 21, finish 19, balance 20

  3. Rogier Engel scored this whisky 65 points Expert Senior

    Very sharp. Little depth. Good for by the coke.

  4. mariods scored this whisky 76 points Newbie

    Easy drink without off-notes, cheap but good value.
    • Nose
      78 78
      Lots of white fruit with a soft floral undertone, ending with a bit of malt. Noncomplex but agreeable.
    • Taste
      75 75
      White fruit remains dominant, now joined by some wood, pretty dry and uninteresting. Obviously watered down.
    • Finish
      74 74
      Very short and dry, mostly nutty.

  5. schengel10 scored this whisky 65 points Connoisseur

    Very cheap - very young - very easy!
    • Nose
      light, fruity (green apple, pear), some malt;
    • Taste
      Soft onset, fruity (apples, grapes), subtle spiciness, young and simple, but without off-flavors!
    • Finish
      very short, fruity finish;

  6. coldsun scored this whisky 25 points Expert Senior

    Flavor is very weak with elements of caramel, vanilla, flowers and prunes. Taste has notes of oak and flowers. Finish is weak, malty and vanilla.
    Actually it is simple but pleasant whisky just to drink and relax.

  7. drkrylov scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

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

  8. Captain.Islay scored this whisky 78 points Expert Junior

    Provides for its price more than I expected. No miss notes, uncomplicated, alcohol relatively well integrated. In the long run to one-dimensional, but as a calibration dram, for savers or beginners a good choice. Many NAS blends are preferable.
    • Nose
      Malt, honey, pear, lemon, fresh, light
    • Taste
      Cereals, apple, pear, oak, light biter on the tongue
    • Finish
      Short, soft, dry, hazelnut

  9. Rick78 scored this whisky 63 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      59 59
    • Taste
      65 65
    • Finish
      66 66

  10. lincolnimp scored this whisky 61 points Connoisseur

    This was from a fresh bottle but it tastes like 30% rather than 40%.I know its cheap, light & fresh and not supposed to be complex but in reality it was just far too weak to be enjoyable, it tastes like someone has already put far too much water in it.
    • Nose
      67 67
    • Taste
      56 56
    • Finish
      53 53

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