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SMWS 9.65 (Glen Grant) | 55.6% | Speyside
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Distillery Info
Glen Grant Distillery, Scotland     founded: 1840 | active
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Meet Deets
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?
Other bottles sampled:
#0 Twat's Reserve | SSWC review 25a
#45 SMWS 66.35 | SSWC review 25c
Smells
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.
Tastes
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! Ill 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 its time, and were at a childrens party with Strawberry Chupa Chups and Mini Milks but who let them smoke Cigars? Quick, use the Listerine original and nobody need know.
Cost
~£54 (70cl)
Useful Links
WhiskyBase - reference page   |   http://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies.php?merkid
SMWS 9.65 Minty sweets at the fairground   |   http://www.smws.co.uk/whisky/June_Case_Offer.
Wikipedia: Glen Grant distillery   |   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glen_Grant_disti
Rating
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


6.9
Average score



Detailed scores (out of 10)
Huw: 7
Jamie: 6.8
Liz: 6.5
Martin: 6.5
Phil: 6.8
Rory: 8
Russell: 7
Saskia: 6.6
Shelley: 7.2
Tasting Game Points (out of 6)
Huw: N/A
Jamie: 2
Liz: 1
Martin: 1
Phil: 1.5
Rory: 0.5
Russell: 2
Saskia: 1.5
Shelley: 1.5

 


 
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