Glenlivet / Glenlivet

Glenlivet 15 Year Old French Oak Review

Glenlivet 15 Year Old French OakTasted as part of the Glenlivet Alpha Tweet tasting with The Whisky Wire (@thewhiskywire)

Another cracker of a dram, this was matured in French Limousin Oak casks. Limousin Oak is a popular choice for maturation of Cognac, which gives it a real dark fruit fruityness and brings out some toffee and liquorice notes along with the tropical fruits of the 12.

Tasting Notes & Details


some werthers originals toffees and liquorice covered in dried pineapple chunks and dried fruits raisins and sultanas especially with a touch of prune juice


quite bitter initially then theres a tropical fruit note that comes through very much fruits especially pineapple and papaya


quite dry and bitter with flashes of dried fruit

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Glenlivet 15 Year Old French Oak
Age: 15
ABV: 40.00
Distiller: Glenlivet
Bottler: Glenlivet
Type: Single Malt
From: Scotland, Speyside
Posted: 17/05/2013 by Tom

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