Girvan Patent Still 30 Year Old Single Grain Scotch Whisky

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Girvan Patent Still 30yo

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alc./vol: 42%

Proof: 84°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 30 years

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Distilled in one of the original stills at Girvan Distillery, this grain whisky benefits from a 30 year maturation in predominantly American oak barrels with some European casks in the blend. Girvan Patent Still 30 Year Old is bottled without the addition of caramel colouring.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 14/04/2014

Appearance:

Clear, light-mid golden amber.

Aroma:

Vanilla, creamy caramel, spicy oak and ripe banana with toffee, lemon and freshly shelled walnuts. Water releases oaty Horlicks-like notes.

Taste:

Spicy oak with dry tannins and faint saltiness eased by underlying sweet grain, fudge and toffee. Hints of coffee and chocolate. Water amplifies spicy oak.

Aftertaste:

Salty, vanilla, coffee and chocolate. We love this grain whisky’s mocha coffee spiced cereal flavours but not its stratospheric price.

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