Glen Grant V Decades
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Raided Score: 93 Publication: WhiskyCast Excerpt: The fruity notes return as the spices fade, leading to a long finish with sultanas, grapefruit, and a touch of toffee. Read Full Review Raided Score: 85 Publication: whiskyfun Excerpt: It's interesting that a master blender/distiller would compose a cuvée that's so close to the barley. Pleasantly against the general trend! Read Full Review Raided Score: 90 Publication: Whisky Advocate Excerpt: The palate is vibrant and energetic, but holds to the middle of the tongue. A suitably celebratory dram. Congratulations! Read Full Review Raided Score: 92 Publication: Distiller Excerpt: The finish is long and rewarding, ending with more of that toffee-coffee richness. Read Full Review Raided Score: 91 Publication: The Whiskey Jug Excerpt: Like drinking an amazing tasting cookie. A buttery sugar cookie soaked in whisky. So good. Read Full Review Raided Score: 85 Publication: Drinkhacker Excerpt: Altogether, Five Decades drinks like a much younger whisky — which may mean it’s dominated by casks that hail from that most recent decade instead of the fifth one. A fine little whisky but nothing earth-shattering, particularly at this price. Read Full Review Raided Score: 90 Publication: Whiskey Raiders Excerpt: There's some honey, a good dose of sneaky smoke and a strong malty sweet finish. Read Full Review
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Supposedly a blend of different aged distillate extending across 5 decades.
Malty honey, light pear and apple. Light vanilla cream. Mild brine.
Sweet apple and pear. Mild salt and peppery brine. Theres some honey, a good dose of sneaky smoke and a strong malty sweet finish.
Long but mild. Its well blended between the sweet, smokey and salty.
I really had no idea what to expect from this dram but I liked it a lot. The profile was very unique and delicious. It started off one way and ended completely differently. Points for creativity.
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