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Glenlivet 16 Year Old Nadurra

Glenlivet on Steroids.

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@GotOak91Review by @GotOak91

26th Aug 2013


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Before I go on I do not know the batch number for this one but if I had to guess based on my experience and expert notes I believe this is the 0512T batch.

Nose: Creamy sweet vanilla and lots of it. Fresh apple blossoms, fresh cut apples, honey, caramel, barley/grains. This is basically a caramel apple strudel in a glass. (So far anyway)

Body: Upon swirling, thin legs move slowly down the sides of the glass. Quite tongue coating (in my opinion). Leaves a gentle tongue tingle.

Taste: Malted grains coated with honey. (Like honeyed sweet oatmeal) Light toast with a raspberry marmalade. Poached spiced/caramel apples come to mind. This is tasty stuff. I think I can still find this nearby (Ill have to check)

Finish: Spiced (nutmeg, cinnamon) oak seems to linger. Medium length, has a bit of a contrasting quality to it. Its nice to have this too.

Overall: Tasty, very tasty. Easily recommended, especially if you are looking for your first cask-strength drop or you want to try the basically uncut/unfiltered 12yr. I wish I had bought this earlier when it came out in my area. I think its still there at my local store. Ill have to find it.

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