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Glenlivet 15 Year Old French Oak Finish

Middle of the road

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@WhiskyOClockReview by @WhiskyOClock

29th Aug 2009


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A good dram for introduction to scotch, but not too interesting. More complex and enjoyable than the 12 yo however there are many other, better options for your money. The nose is fruity, sweet, and (not surprisingly) oaky. Palate continues similarly with strong wood flavor and sweetness. A little bitterness comes through. Finish is medium length. I've garnered the most enjoyment from this whisky as an after dinner dram.

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cask_strength commented

just purchased a bottle of this for a first try (found it discounted at $36 US). Will do a tasting asap.....

13 years ago 0

yossiyitzak commented

@cask_strength - where did you find it for $36?! I bought at $54

I liked this one though I'll agree, there's not much complexity here but if you're looking for a nice, sweet after dinner drop, you could do worse. Dependent on mood, this dram could be the nicest thing this side of the mississip or the most blah thing under the sun. But for the most part, it's just a good night time, hanging out dram.

13 years ago 0

WhiskyOClock commented

@cask_strength - I agree, $36! Where? At that price its a whole different game... a steal. I would certainly buy in under that circumstance.

13 years ago 0

jeanluc commented

Sweet price - would really like to try some of this.

13 years ago 0

cask_strength commented

I live in the Milwaukee, WI area - stumbled upon it at a discount liquor store. Couldn't pass it up for the price.

13 years ago 0

Kumo commented

I received a bottle of this at my Bachelor party. We finished a bottle of the 25 year and also a bit of the 15 French Oak. An excellent whisky for the price.

13 years ago 0

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