Glenlivet 18YO – Tasting Notes

Nose
Fudge, vanilla, cherry, orange zest, pear, banana, apple, creamy, pineapple, chocolate

Palate
Nuts, vanilla, creamy, dark honey, thyme, citrus, tropical fruits, chocolate,  baked warm peaches

Finish
Warm finish, bit cacao in the end, chocolate cake with nuts and honey. Darker and warmer notes then the 12 and 15 year old. These are very tropical, and the 18 goes more for the “winter” feel.

Score
7 out of 10

Tasting scores explained a bit. It all depends on the moment, ambiance etc, but to have a guideline for my own preferences. This differs for each person. See my wish list in the menu above to see what I prefer the most at the moment. A low score will not meen I will maybe give it a second chance on a later time, but for now it is not for me…

1-5   Mhmm... Not liking this one…
5-6   Don’t have to wake me up for this, not bad, but not my preference
6-7   I like, but they just miss something, to make me wanna buy a whole bottle
7-8   Well, you can start waking me up for these, more depth, these I would love to add to my collection
8-9   These are to be enjoyed slowly. These I absolutely would love to have a bottle, but sadly not always in my price range. 
9-10 Well, what can I say, just wow…… No words to describe it. Wake me up now!!

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