SMWS 9.65 (Glen Grant) | 55.6% | Speyside
Glen Grant Distillery
, Scotland founded: 1840 | active
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Meet #25 | 30/06/12 | Hosted by Huw at Shelley's Friends'
As we lived it up in a Leith mansion, we popped over to the SMWS for a couple of cask strengthers - which'll come out on top?
We start off with sweet treats, enjoying the milky biscuits, freshly baked muffins, shortbread and Mars bars. But then we need to clear everything away until we are left with a lonely empty strawberry punnet and that lingering scent of bin bag.
Back on the snacks as we gorge ourselves on peanuts and popcorn all the way to the bottom of the bag as we get the unpopped corn stuck in our teeth. But sweet as well with cookie dough and Rolos, you ate my last one? - Cunt! I’ll burn all your fur coats and start a fire at the entrance to Narnia.
The first tasting of Glen Grant for most of us.. a good duck to break?
Finish & Comments
This is taking it’s time, and we’re at a children’s party with Strawberry Chupa Chups and Mini Milks – but who let them smoke Cigars? Quick, use the Listerine original and nobody need know.
We've always scored out of 10 in our group (see number in red box, below), with scores regularly given across that spectrum. The value out of 100 below is adjusted to the scale most commonly used for whisky reviews, to allow for better comparison.
81 / 100
Detailed scores (out of 10)
Tasting Game Points (out of 6)
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