Glen Grant 14 1988 Dun Eideann

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Price: Discontinued

Distilled/Owned by: Glen Grant / Dun Eideann

Region: Speyside

46% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: 14 years

Cask Type: Refill cask

Chill Filtered: Unknown

Color Added: Unknown, unlikely

 


 

Color: White wine

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Musavado sugar, honey, flowers, malt, vanilla

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Honey and malt with oak and vanilla.

Finish: Light heat and medium length. Oak and sour vanilla notes.

Thoughts: This one was very straightforward and had little to no complexity, I feel bad because my notes reviewing are sparse.

Score: 75 out of 100

Glen Grant The Major’s Reserve

Glen Grant The Major's Reserve

Price: $30

Distilled/Owned by: Glen Grant / Campari

Region: Speyside

40% ABV

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Aged For: NAS

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes

 


 

Color: Pale gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.

Nose: Vanilla, gentle oak, confectionary sugar, with an astringent after-scent.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied

Palate/Taste: Butter, vanilla, citrus, and weak hazelnut with honey.

Finish: Short, little warmth with a bitter quick bite. Young malt notes with more honey and a touch of white pepper.

Thoughts: It’s drinkable, but there are blends that fit the profile and taste a bit better. This is in no way MajorHop’s reserve.

Score: 72 out of 100