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Glenlivet 'Founder's Reserve 1824'

(55.6%, OB, NAS, 1824 Bts., 2010)
Average Score: 86
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
Bottler Official Bottling
Brand NameGlenlivet
Bottling NameFounder's Reserve 1824
Alcohol By Volume55.6%
Average Score86

Maniac Ratings
Serge Valentin89
Johannes van den Heuvel83
Robert Karlsson88
Konstantin Grigoriadis84
Ho-cheng Yao84
Krishna Nukala92
Rich Howard84
David Wankel82
Oliver Klimek85
Ralf Mitchell87

Retired Maniac Ratings
Keith Wood90

WhiskyFun Review

Tasting Notes
Robert KarlssonSweet sweet vanilla. Buttery, oily. Thick. Dominant, ever so slightly berried and quite lovely. Complete vanilla domination. But quite perfect I'd say. If you're into that buttery thick kind. Good one. Not at all complex in my book but that does not matter.
Rich Howardsweet strawberry creme, egg custard, and i'm even getting traces of hard-boiled eggs. definite egg-y undercurrents with this one. very brisk, the nose prickle begins immediately, with time, some vanilla starts to emerge. the palate is quite brisk as well. one sip, and the tip of my tongue went a bit numb. plenty of alcohol-infused fruit here as well, but also a bit egg-y like the nose. with water, the nose is still very much on egg custard, with plenty of light fruit notes, and that hint of egg yolk is still there. summary: an egg custard dram with layers of fruit. [tasted blind for the 2011 Awards]