Watchonista: Volume 2 Magazine Exclusive – The Spirit of The Glen Grant

Watchonista: Volume 2 Magazine Exclusive – The Spirit of The Glen Grant

On Monday, we gave our readers their first sneak peek at a watch article that can only be found inside Watchonista: Volume 02. So, today we’re bringing you a preview for another magazine-only article straight from the high-gloss pages of The Lounge. Enjoy!

By Mike Espindle
Executive Editor

Of the many distilleries in Speyside, only one benefits from the wisdom of Master Distiller Dennis Malcolm: The Glen Grant.

Dennis Malcolm (OBE) has worked in the industry almost as long as Queen Elizabeth II has reigned and is one of Scotland’s longest-serving master distillers.

Under Malcolm’s tireless supervision, that work shines across The Glen Grant’s core offerings: A crisp 12 Year Old, a potent 15 Year Old, and a sophisticated 18 Year Old.
 

THE GLEN GRANT 18 YEAR OLD

Matured in hand-selected American oak bourbon barrels and reassembled hogshead casks, this award-winning 18-year-old expression is bottled at 43% ABV and evidences the flavor subtleties one would expect from such prolonged barrel-aging. Light and floral on the nose, there is a smooth alcohol kick-off on the tongue, but it quickly melts into a caramel sweetness…
 

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THE GLEN GRANT 15 YEAR OLD

As the middle-aged expression in this trio, the 15 Year Old is bottled at cask or batch strength, upping the ABV percentage to an even 50. But the spirit’s unexpected complexity plays well with the prominent alcohol-forward under-taste…
 

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THE GLEN GRANT 12 YEAR OLD

On the nose, this 12-year-old whisky, bottled at 43% ABV, evidences some uncanny baked goods aromas – of the apple and stone-fruit variety. From tongue to throat, the watchword of the 12 Year Old is mellow…
 

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(Photography by Liam O'Donnell)

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