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The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve Single Malt Scotch Whisky Review

Whiskey: The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve Single Malt Scotch

Inspired by our legendary founder George Smith, this whisky is an expression of both tradition and innovation. Its creamy sweetness originates from the selective use of first-fill American oak casks, still so full of the Bourbon character their previous occupants left behind, and complemented by traditional oak casks. This sweetness contrasts wonderfully with the liveliness of zesty fruits, creating an expression that is worthy of its reserve status.

Size: 750mL

Proof: 80 (40% ABV)

Origin: Scotland

Distillery: Glenlivet Distillery

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Detailed Description

To truly capture the essence of George Smith’s vision, The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve has been created using the time-honoured distillation methods that he introduced so long ago. Made with water from the same crystal-clear mountain streams, in the same cold, pure air, The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve is as smooth and fruity as the whisky that first ran from the original copper pot stills. These unique, lantern-shaped copper stills, designed by the man himself, are not the only important tools in our distilling legacy. The traditional oak casks in which we mature the whisky give each expression its own distinct characteristics. When George Smith began distilling, The Glenlivet had no age statements and he selected whisky from casks of a range of ages. We have replicated this freedom with The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve, selecting whisky from a variety of traditional aged oak casks. Then, to lend a modern twist to the flavour of the expression, Master Distiller Alan Winchester marries together a selection of the aged oak casks and American first-fill oak casks. American first-fill oak casks are those that have never before been used to mature whisky. Selective use of these casks provides a smooth, creamy sweetness that mingles harmoniously with the delicate flavours and complex fruity tones already present in the whisky.

The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting Notes

Nose: Delicate Aromas Of Citrus Fruit, Notably Sweet Orange.

Palate: Sweet, Fruit Notes Of Zesty Oranges And Pears, With A Hint Of Candy, Toffee Apples. Well-Balanced And Exceptionally Smooth.

Finish: Long, Creamy And Smooth.

Distillery Information

The Glenlivet distillery is a distillery near Ballindalloch in Moray, Scotland that produces single malt Scotch whisky. It is the oldest legal distillery in the parish of Glenlivet, and the production place of the Scottish whisky of the same name. It was founded in 1824 and has operated almost continuously since.

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