Glenlivet 18 Years

18 long years of maturation and the addition of ex-sherry casks make this Glenlivet much more complex than the popular 12-year-old standard bottling. Despite its quality it's still much more affordable than a lot of other 18-year-old single malts.

18 long years of maturation and the addition of ex-sherry casks make this Glenlivet much more complex than the popular 12-year-old standard bottling. Despite its quality it's still much more affordable than a lot of other 18-year-old single malts.

Details about this bottle Edit
284
Glenlivet
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
18 Years
43%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Bourbon, Sherry
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
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Nosing
Sweet:
Fruit:
Oak:
Vanilla:
Sherry:
Peat Smoke:
Caramel:
Nuts:
Spices:
Apple:
Honey:
Orange:
Pear:
Plum:
Zitrus:
Alcohol:
Herbs:
Almonds:
Dried Fruit:
Pepper:
Pineapple:
Raisin:
Tropical Fruit:
Herb:
Berries:
Chocolate:
Floral:
Ginger:
Hazelnut:
Peach:
Tobacco:
Blackberry:
Cake:
Cherry:
Chili:
Dark Chocolate:
Hay:
Leather:
Malt:
Tasting
Oak:
Sweet:
Nuts:
Fruit:
Spices:
Malt:
Oil:
Orange:
Sherry:
Zitrus:
Peat Smoke:
Vanilla:
Apple:
Coffee:
Honey:
Herb:
Almonds:
Caramel:
Chocolate:
Ginger:
Peach:
Pear:
Herbs:
Chili:
Cinnamon:
Hazelnut:
Heather:
Lemon:
Mint:
Plum:
Raisin:
Salt:
Tropical Fruit:
Maritime Notes:
Finish
Oak:
Malt:
Sweet:
Sherry:
Spices:
Raisin:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Herb:
Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Caramel:
Coffee:
Oil:
Peat Smoke:
Vanilla:
Banana:
Ginger:
Heather:
Honey:
Mint:
Pear:
Tobacco:
Herbs:

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08. Jul 2016
Nosing:
Vanilla Oak Caramel Sweet Sherry
Taste:
Sherry Oak Nuts Almonds
Finish:
Medium
Nosing:
Rich fruit aromas and toffee notes
Taste:
Wonderfully balanced, with bursts of sweet oranges
Finish:
Long, with spice and moist raisin notes
Comment:
03. Jan 2018
23. Apr 2017
I forgot to post my original tasting notes when I wrote them so I'm going off when I had this a couple of months ago.

Nosing: Apple Pineapple Vanilla Fruit Pepper Sherry
Fruity apple and pineapple, mixed fruit peel. Vanilla and peppery spice, light sherry aroma.

Taste: Apple Apple Mint Mint Oak
Very rich and creamy. Apple fruit and a touch of menthol. Slightly smoky oak.

Finish: Oak
Long and oaky, dry.

Comment:
I wish I'd written my full notes down when they were fresh in my head, but it was memorable enough to wonder where this bottle had disappeared to when I was looking at my collection list. Really enjoyed it. I remember the nose in particular was beautiful and the whole thing was very well put together.
02. Jan 2017
09. Sep 2015
Nosing: Rich fresh notes of tropical fruit Tropical Fruit also notes of chocolate Chocolate, raisins Raisin, caramel Caramel and vanilla Vanilla

Taste: Notes of tropical fruit Tropical Fruit and vanilla Vanilla appears

Finish: Long with a bitterness and notes of raisins appears
05. Feb 2016
Nosing: Pineapple, potato, cola, white pepper, pears,

Taste: Spicy, wood, sweetness, bitter, malt

Finish: medium with small hints of rasin

Comment: Noticed after returning to the nose after tasting I would get hints of Caramel
MrGucky
15. Jun 2018
Nosing:
Fruit Orange Almonds Chocolate
Taste:
Herbs Malt Sherry Almonds :oak
Finish:
Chocolate Dark Chocolate Coffee
Comment:
17. Nov 2017
Nosing: Vanilla Vanilla Vanilla
Oak Oak
Sweet

Taste: Sweet Sweet Sweet
Oak
Vanilla

Finish:

Comment: Very good whisky!
ChrisDubbelboer
12. Nov 2015
Nosing: Fruit Caramel Vanilla

Taste: Oak Spices Nuts Fruit

Finish: long Spices Oak Raisin

Comment: