Posts Tagged “Glenlivet”

Glenlivet 12 – The Second Most Popular 12 Year Old in the World

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Glenlivet 12 – The Second Most Popular 12 Year Old in the World

The Glenlivet story needs no repetition. What is interesting is that The Glenlivet has been steadily growing in it’s piece of the single malt worldwide market share over the past eight years. In a market that’s expanding globally, The Glenlivet has not only increased the number of bottles sold, which is the easy part, but has also…

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1952 Glenlivet – Gordon & MacPhail’s new Private Collection Ultra – Part 2

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1952 Glenlivet – Gordon & MacPhail’s new Private Collection Ultra – Part 2

This is part 2 of a four part series on the Gordon & MacPhail Private Collection Ultra masterclass at the London Whisky Show. If you didn’t catch part 1,  you can read it here. The 1952 Glenlivet was chosen by the branch that didn’t make it to London for the show, Ian Urquhart and his…

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A Vibrant and Tongue Dancing Glenlivet: The SMWS 2.85 Whisky Tasting Notes

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A Vibrant and Tongue Dancing Glenlivet: The SMWS 2.85 Whisky Tasting Notes

The Glenlivet is a distillery that needs no introduction. This particular expression is interesting because it’s just past half the Nadurra’s maturity, and thus can give us a nice comparison point of reference. I want to thank Yoav of the Whisky Gospel blog for sharing this dram with me. With no further ado, my tasting…

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One Quick Dram: The Glenlivet Nàdurra Oloroso

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One Quick Dram: The Glenlivet Nàdurra Oloroso

The Glenlivet expanded its successful Nàdurra line with a 48% Oloroso sherry matured expression, after being limited for the past eight years to one expression aged 16 years in first fill ex-bourbon casks. The original Nàdurra is a wonderful whisky at cask strength, with varying percentages of ABV (falling above 54% and below 58%). The Nàdurra Oloroso is NAS, and is…

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One Quick Dram: The Glenlivet Archive 21

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One Quick Dram: The Glenlivet Archive 21

The Glenlivet Archive 21 Years Old (43% ABV) This malt needs little by way introduction and is the fourth rung in the core expressions of The Glenlivet range. Color: Deep amber Nose: Flowers, dry fruit – prunes and apricot – and sherry, developing after 15 minutes in the glass to much more pronounced dry fruit notes,…

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