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Glen Grant The Major's Reserve

Overall rating
74.44/100
votes
83
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 4:46 pm by Cha.oZ
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 19,20

3 × in wishlist

83 × member ratings

217 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Glen Grant The Major's Reserve

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 74.44 points

  1. KonstUA scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Nose 20, taste 21, finish 19, balance 20

  2. Rogier Engel scored this whisky 65 points Expert Senior

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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;

  5. 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.

  6. drkrylov scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

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

  7. Captain.Islay scored this whisky 78 points Member Senior

    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

  8. Rick78 scored this whisky 63 points Expert Senior

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

  9. 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

  10. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      80 80

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