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Glenlivet whisky reviews

The Glenlivet distillery
Speyside region
Founded in 1824, currently active
Owned by Pernod Ricard
www.theglenlivet.com

The Glenlivet 18 yo (43%, OB +/- 2013) – 83/100

Glenlivet 15 yo 1954 (45,7%, OB for Baretto Import Milano) – 89/100

Glenlivet 37 yo 1972 (56,8%, The Whisky Agency – Perfect Dram III 2009, bourbon hogshead, 141 btl.) – 87/100

Glenlivet 38 yo 1973 (47,6%, Berry Bros. & Rudd 2011, cask #10822) – 90/100

Glenlivet 25 yo 1973 (57,2%, Signatory Vintage 1998, sherry butt #3307, 570 btl.) – 87/100

Glenlivet 32 yo 1977 (44,8%, Whisky-Doris 2010, bourbon hogshead #13129, 96 btl.) – 89/100

Glenlivet 32 yo 1978 (52,9%, The Whisky Fair & Three Rivers 2010, bourbon hogshead, 250 btl.) – 86/100

Glenlivet 33 yo 1981 (51%, Signatory Vintage for TWE 2015, refill sherry hogshead #9464, 175 btl.) – 91/100

Glenlivet 15 yo 1998 (54,8%, Signatory Vintage for Whiskybrother 2014, Oloroso sherry butt #128811, 413 btl.) – 87/100

The Glenlivet 7 Years Old – Peter Thomson – 75° proofThe Glenlivet 7 yo ‘Pure Malt’ (75° Proof, OB for Peter Thomson – Perth, 26,6 fl.oz.) – 90/100

Glenlivet ‘Founder’s Reserve’ (40%, OB 2015) – 76/100

Glenlivet 16 yo Nàdurra (54,3%, OB 2012, batch 0512T) – 86/100

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  • Tony: Yes, lower! It is almost unheard of for a more recent and older aged bottling to be 30% cheaper than the previously released one. Maybe that also help
  • Tony: True - I had it in my basket in one web shop as soon as it was announced, but it disappeared before I could check out! Luckily I have some of the prev
  • WhiskyNotes: I don't know, Gal. This kind of bottle is either sold out through pre-orders, or in a webshop five minutes after it appears online.

Coming up

  • Irish Single Malt 16yo 1999 (The Nectar of the Daily Drams)
  • Bunnahabhain 1987 (Maltbarn)
  • Glen Garioch 1993 (Maltbarn)
  • Glenlivet 42yo (Cadenhead)
  • Auchentoshan 1994 (Whisky Agency)
  • Blended Malt Extra Old (Whisky Agency)
  • Woodford Reserve Master's Collection
  • Teeling 26yo Vintage Reserve
  • Springbank 2001 vintage

1863 notes by Ruben

WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.