Glen Grant



Location : Rothes, Morayshire. Grampian Region.
Region : Highland - Speyside
Country : Scotland
Type : Pure Malt
Distillery :  J & J Grant - : \L\1arlier known as Glen Grant Distilleries)
Rothes, Morayshire AB38 7BS
Phone : 01542-783300
Fax : 01542-783306
Manager : Willie Mearns

Visitor Center : (Visitors per year 21.000)
Phone : 01542-783318
Fax : 01542-783304
Mid March to end May - Monday to Saturday from 10.00 to 16.00 - Sunday from 11.30 to 16.00
June to September - Monday to Saturday 10.00 to 17.00 - Sunday from 11.30 to 17.00
October - Monday to Saturday 10.00 to 16.00 and Sundays from 11.30 to 16.00
Groups by appointment. Redeemable admission charge.
Founded : Established : 1840
Owner : Seagram Distilers.
Producer  :  ?
Water : The Caperdonich well / The Glen Grant Burn.
Remark :

Glen Grant :

Glen Grant Scotch Whisky, the leading brand of Scotch whisky in Italy, moved in to new European markets, as well as into South Africa. 
The Glen Grant whisky is an important part of Chivas Regal blended whisky.

The distillery uses ex-bourbon and/or sherry casks
There there was 4 wash stills and 4 spirit stills on the Glen Grant distillery Coal fired stills.
Today (after 1977 when sold to Chivas) stills increased to 10.
The Glen Grant distillery was established in Scotland in 1840 by the two brothers John och James Grant.
Glen Grant is one of the biggest sold single malt whisky. It is very popular in Italien.
The Glen Grant Distillery is today owned by the Seagram / Chivas corp.

Glen Grant office building

Glen Grant Bottlings


Glen Grant
5 years old
Glen Grant 5 years old - The bottleGlen Grant 5 years old - The label
Age : 5 years old.
Vol : 40%
Type : Single Malt
Price?
Taste : Medium to light with a short palate.
Remark : Color : Water
Smell : Nothing special !
Palate : Short
Remark : A bit sharp / alcohol - disapear after a while.
Not a large aftertaste / palate.
A neutral Whisky where our guess is that it would improve with som more years on cask.
Total Score : 5/6
Hmmmm... Not like girls..., the younger the better.... Need some years...
Danish
Remark :
Lidt skarp i det den indtages, men dette forsvinder hurtigt.
Har ikke meget eftersmag. En neutral Whisky.
Den vil nok vinde en hel del med 7 år mere på bagen.

Total Score : 5/6
Ikke som kvinder.. jo yngre jo bedre. Denne ville have godt af et par år mere på bagen.

Glen Grant
10 years old
Glen Grant 10 years old - the label
Age : 10 years old.
Vol : 43%
Type : Single Malt
PriceGlen Grant 10 years old, 40 %, 70 cl, 249 sv.kronor at Systembolaget. (Sweden)
Taste : ?
Remark :

Glen Grant
15 years old
Sorry no Glen Grant picture.
Age : 15 years old.
Vol : 43%
Type : Single Malt
Price?
Taste : ?
Remark :

Glen Grant
25 years old
Glen Grant 25 years old - the label
Age : 25 years old.
Vol : 43%
Type : Single Malt
Price?
Taste : ?
Remark :

Glen Grant
Directors Reserve
Glen Grant Diretors Reserve 21 years old - The label
Age : 21 years old.
Vol : ?% - Not available (Not even stated on the bottle)
Type : ?
Price? (in Danish kr. 70cl. : ?,- 1.000,-)
Taste : ?
Remark : From the box : This is a rare example of Highland Craftsmanship from Glen Grant Distilleries, Rothes.
The finest of Highland Malt Whisky, distilled Matured and Bottled in Scotland, from Caithness Glass Ltd. of Wick. A beautiful Hand Made Scottich Decanter Together they bring you the True Flavour and beauty of the Scottish Highlands.
: \L\1iven to GI's grandfather 30years ago - was still unopened - until spring/winter 1998... )
Color : Dark
Smell : Mild
Taste : A very mild - cognac alike - soft !
Palate : medium to short with a hint of malt.
Remark : A Beautiful handmade bottel with cork and a glass top.
Total Score : ? - This is more like a strong liquere or cognac.

Glen Grant
Vintage
Glen Grant Vintage - bottle
Age : Varies
Vol : ?%
Type : ?
Price?
Taste : ?
Remark : You may find independent bottlings from Gordon & MacPhail, Cadenhead, Signatory, Hart Brothers, and Berry Brothers & Rudd




LINKS..........to official Glen Grant or related web pages.
URL : None at present time.


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