Glenlivet Founder's Reserve

The Founder's Reserve was matured in a high proportion of American First-fill barrels and it is devoted to the beginning of the distillery.

The Founder's Reserve was matured in a high proportion of American First-fill barrels and it is devoted to the beginning of the distillery.

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10747
Glenlivet
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
40%
0.7 l
Original bottling
First fill American oak
Chill filtration - WithArtifical colouring - With
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Average tasting notes Tasting Notes
Calculated from 15 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Fruit:
Sweet:
Zitrus:
Orange:
Vanilla:
Pear:
Caramel:
Apple:
Lemon:
Malt:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Cake:
Green Apple:
Honey:
Peat Smoke:
Tropical Fruit:
Grass:
Heather:
Nuts:
Oak:
Almonds:
Barley:
Cherry:
Cinnamon:
Coconut:
Grape:
Hay:
Oil:
Peach:
Spices:
Tasting
Fruit:
Sweet:
Pear:
Zitrus:
Apple:
Orange:
Nuts:
Malt:
Oil:
Oak:
Peat Smoke:
Alcohol:
Spices:
Green Apple:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Almonds:
Banana:
Cake:
Caramel:
Chili:
Dark Chocolate:
Dried Fruit:
Floral:
Hay:
Honey:
Lemon:
Lemon Peel:
Sherry:
Herb:
Finish
Nuts:
Oil:
Oak:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Malt:
Peat Smoke:
Spices:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Cake:
Caramel:
Almonds:
Apple:
Chili:
Cinnamon:
Dried Fruit:
Grass:
Hay:
Heather:
Iodine:
Mint:
Pear:
Plum:
Sherry:
Maritime Notes:

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Tasting Notes 15

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21. Nov 2017
14. Nov 2018
Nosing: FruitFruitGreen AppleAlmondsCaramelSweetSweetSweet : Vanilla

Taste: FruitFruitFruitMaltOrangeLemon PeelSweetSweetCaramelCaramelVanillaOak

Finish: FruitFruitOakCaramelSweetVanillaMintGrass

Comment: This one is a bit on the sweeter side so if you don't like 'em sweet, say well away! Judging from reviews of when this First Reserve first came out and the bottles currently going, I wonder if it's very so slightly older now. To me it's lost the metalic twang of young whisky that was so obvious the last time I tasted it, but it was in my opinion far superior to when I tasted it in 2015.
30. Apr 2018
08. May 2019
29. Feb 2016
Nosing: FruitGreen AppleOrangeCaramel

Taste: SweetOrangeOak + metallic "zing"

Finish: Medium, slightly creamy, metallic

Comment: My 1st single malt, making rating difficult. However, not bad and would not be offended if someone offered a dram.
jicpa
19. Aug 2017

Comment:
OrangeGreen Apple
20. Dec 2016
29. Jul 2017
Merryn
08. Jul 2020
unknown user
22. Mar 2015